Frequently Asked Questions

Therapy/Counseling

What occurs during the intial consultation?


After completing some brief paperwork, we will get acquainted through some questioning about your history. Together, we will build a treatment plan to meet your goals. Any questions or concerns you have will be addressed during this session.




What if I cannot afford your fees?


We offer sliding scale payments to fit all of our client's needs. A personalized payment plan or probono services are offered when extenuating circumstances are demonstrated and only when space is available. Please contact us for more information




What happens if I don't like the therapist I received?


We are all individuals, and sometimes a match just doesn't work out. You have the right to begin and end your treatment at any time. If we have another available therapist with the skill set you require, we can transfer your case to them as well.




I'm nervous about starting therapy. Is this normal?


Absolutely. Complete healing and wellbeing takes time and hard work. We are here to support you on your journey and answer any questions or concerns you may have along the way.





Be Well Groups


Be Well Moments


Play Therapy

What is Play Therapy?


Play Therapy is the process of using the act of play to help clients prevent, or resolve, various social, emotional, or behavioral issues.




How does Play Therapy work?


Play therapy allows patients to explore and engage, in a natural way, in order to reveal certain emotions or feelings, solve problems, and build skill sets. The idea is to create scenes where a patient is working through an emotional process, building new coping mechanisms, or enhancing their social prowess. This is accomplished through various activities such as storytelling, dancing, sand play therapy, acting, or drawing.




Is Play Therapy only for children?


Play therapy is for everyone, not just children. Play therapy is encouraged for families and adults. The power of play is universal and transcends age.





EMDR Therapy

What is EMDR?


EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. It is a therapy used to relive, and process, psychological stresses such as trauma or PTSD.




How does EMDR work?


EMDR is the process of working with the brain to re-establish its natural healing process. When a traumatic event occurs, our body's natural fight or flight response kicks in. When we experience trauma, the memory of the event that is stored in our brain holds onto the fight or flight response. EMDR trains the brain to store the memory in a new manner, so that the mind can heal.





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