Your appointment time is reserved for you, so as soon as you arrive, we will begin the session and use whatever time is left.
We understand things come up. Please provide us with at least 24 hours notice if you need to cancel or change your appointment. You will be charged your full session fee if you do not cancel at least 24 hours in advance of your appointment time.
Your first few meetings will give you and your therapist an opportunity to get to know each other and decide if you are a good fit. You may be asked some questions about your background and goals for therapy. You will also have the opportunity to learn more about the therapy process, as well as discuss a plan for treatment. If for some reason you and your psychologist are not the right fit, you will be provided with trusted referrals.
Please read about our team of therapists to determine who you might like to work with. To schedule a free consultation with that therapist, simply click the "Schedule A Free Consultation" button under their photograph on our booking page. If you are unsure who would be the best fit, fill out our general contact form and we will connect you with one of our therapists who would be a good match based on your needs.
The therapy relationship is unique. Unlike other relationships in your life, your therapist is an unbiased, objective support who can help you gain new perspective in a way that others who are intricately woven into your life cannot. When you come to therapy, you are taking care of yourself by dedicating time to the task of taking care of you and only you. No need to fear you said too much or worry about your privacy.
Length of treatment depends on the presenting issue and the goals of treatment. Brief treatment might be as short as three to five sessions while longer term therapy might last several years. We will collaborate to determine the length of treatment that is both clinically appropriate and best meets your needs.
Typically, sessions occur once per week. You and your therapist may decide to increase or decrease the frequency of visits depending on progress and need.
Sessions are typically 50 minutes in length. Couples, family, or initial intake appointments may be 75 minutes.
As therapists, we are not able to prescribe medication. We will of course provide you with referrals to trusted psychiatrists and collaborate with him/her to coordinate your care.
The simple answer is, if you want to make a change in your life, therapy can help. Therapy can benefit anyone who wants to improve their quality of life.
We have found that while there are a number of factors that make therapy "successful," the most important one is you, the client. It takes courage, commitment, and vulnerability to get the most out of therapy. So if you are ready to learn more about yourself, overcome barriers, develop healthier habits, and improve relationships, we're here for you.