FAQ’s

 
 
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What’s the difference between talking to you or my best friend or family?

As a mental health professional, we have specialized training in helping people achieve mental wellness in a safe, confidential, and structured way. We will teach you new skills, provide unbiased support, listen to you without judgment or expectations, and help you find real and application tools, techniques, and solutions. Having a friend or family member in your support team is important. However, processing painful emotions, deep beliefs, and vulnerable experiences may not feel comfortable, appropriate, or safe with those in your support team. As a mental health counselors, our job is to support you as you explore all aspects of your mental wellness.


What about medications?

We offer medication management, medication consultation, and full psychological evaluations at Mindful Counseling to help you find the best treatment plan for you. Medication can be effective and is sometimes needed in conjunction with therapy. We honor and respect each individual clients process and many people benefit and reach their goals with therapy alone. Many people also greatly benefit from medication. Depending on your history, presenting symptoms, and goals, your counselor and doctor will work together with you to support your total mental health.

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How does it work? What do I have to do in sessions?

In our first session we will build a relationship, get clear on your main concerns, and create a plan with goals to achieve the outcomes you want. We will tailor therapy to your specific needs. We take an eclectic approach in counseling including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness based strategies, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Person-Centered techniques. You will receive paperwork ahead of your appointment and your counselor will be familiar with the information you provide.




How long will it take?

Everyone’s circumstances are unique and the length of time differs based on the individual. You and your counselor will discuss the frequency and timing of therapy to best fit your needs. Generally, we will begin with regular visits to build momentum and regularly evaluate progress on our treatment goals.

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My partner and I think we may benefit from counseling. Should we be in individual counseling or come together?

If you would like to work together in counseling to address relationship dynamics, we provide couple’s counseling. Regardless of your age, stage, relationship status, or current conflict level, we believe couples work is powerful and an important service for all partnerships. From communication skills, conflict resolution, boundaries, betrayal, premarital counseling, to simply wanting a mental health date, couples counseling is a fit. We recommend couples work with a therapist together, while also seeing separate individual counselors. We do not recommend the couples therapist be either partners individual counselor, in order to remain unbiased and supportive of the couple as the client.


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I’ve never talked to anyone. I’m used to handling things on my own. Aren’t people who go to therapy weak?

Check out my blogpost on this very topic! Therapy is cool!

5 reasons why seeing a counselor isn't weak


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Do you accept insurance?

In order to provide 100% confidential treatment with competitive pricing options, we do not accept payment through insurance. We also want to empower you as the client to pick your provider, the treatment length, the treatment approach right for you, and not have insurance interfere with your unique needs and goals.

If you would like to seek reimbursement for your sessions, we can print a statement for you to give to your insurance company. We cannot guarantee reimbursement from your insurance company.

We accept all major credit cards, Venmo, PayPal, and FSA/HSA cards as forms of payment.


How do I schedule an appointment with your office?

We are now accepting new clients! Add yourself to our mindful counseling schedule and we will reach out to find the best therapist for your needs.

schedule counseling and coaching here

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Do you have a waitlist and how long are they?

Yes, our therapists usually do have active waitlists. Predicting an exact waitlist time is tricky because many factors play in. However, we can easily add your name to any of their client request lists and keep you updated. All you'll need to do is click here to enter your information and counselor preference. When openings come up, you'll be contacted through text or email to hold your spot and we'll go from there! We are always looking to hire more therapists to meet the demand and we’ll update you with any new hires as well.


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How much does therapy cost?

Tiffany Roe: $200 per 60 minute intake/45-55-minute post intake sessions

Joe Dennis:
$185 for the initial 60-minute intake session
$150 for the 45-minute post-intake session

Meagan Brooks:
$145 for the initial 60-minute intake session
$110 for the 45-minute post-intake session.


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Is the first session a free consultation?

The first session is not free. It's an intake session that is 60 minutes long to get to know new clients and begin to assess mental health needs.You can get to know us before a session by browsing our blog and social media @mindfulcounseling.


Do counseling clients have to attend studio classes?

Nope! Studio classes are an additional resource for clients and non-clients alike. They can be a supplement to therapy as recommended by your counselor.

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Can you refer me to a therapist in my city or state?

Unfortunately, no. Friends and family can be a great place to start when looking for a therapist and here's a blog post full of great advice when shopping for a therapist