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FAQ’s on Therapy and Transformation

General Questions:

Therapy is a collaborative process where a trained professional provides support, guidance, and strategies to individuals looking to address personal challenges, emotional difficulties, or mental health concerns. It aims to promote understanding, healing, and growth.
 Online therapy provides the same support and confidentiality as in-person therapy but through digital platforms. Sessions are conducted via video calls, phone calls, or messaging, offering flexibility and accessibility.
Studies have shown that online therapy can be as effective as in-person therapy for many mental health issues, including depression, anxiety, and trauma, offering a viable alternative with the added convenience of accessing support from anywhere.
You can expect a safe, supportive, and confidential environment where you can explore your feelings, behaviors, and thoughts. Therapy sessions are tailored to meet your individual needs, focusing on achieving your personal goals.

Services Offered:

Our practice offers a range of therapeutic approaches, including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), trauma-focused therapy, educational therapy, and play therapy, among others, to address a wide variety of needs.
We offer therapy services to both adults and children, understanding the unique needs of each age group and tailoring our approach accordingly.
Yes, we specialize in addressing a range of concerns, including childhood trauma, anxiety, depression, and more, using evidence-based practices to support healing and growth.
Yes, we provide specialized programs tailored to specific needs, including educational therapy for learning challenges and trauma-focused therapy for those healing from traumatic experiences.

Online Therapy:

We use secure, HIPAA-compliant platforms for online therapy sessions, ensuring confidentiality and ease of access, such as Zoom, Doxy.me, or similar services.
Yes, our online therapy sessions are conducted on secure, encrypted platforms that comply with privacy laws and regulations, ensuring your information and conversations remain confidential.
You’ll need a stable internet connection, a private space, and a computer, tablet, or smartphone with a camera and microphone for video calls.
Sessions can be scheduled directly through our website or by contacting our office. Access instructions and links will be provided ahead of your appointment.

Fees and Payment:

Fees vary based on the type and length of therapy sessions. Please click on the Book Your Therapy tab to access scheduling and fee information. Alternatively, contact our office for detailed pricing information.
We do not accept insurance as services are booked online and accessed globally.
Yes, we offer sliding scale fees to ensure our services are accessible to those with financial constraints. Eligibility details are available upon request.
We require a 24-hour notice for cancellations or rescheduling. Missed appointments without prior notice may be subject to a fee.

Confidentiality and Privacy:

Confidentiality is paramount in our practice. We follow strict professional guidelines and laws to protect your information and the content of your therapy sessions.
We use encrypted, secure platforms for online sessions and adhere to confidentiality protocols to safeguard your privacy during every interaction.
Confidentiality may only be breached if there is a risk of harm to yourself or others, or as required by law. In such cases, the minimal necessary information is shared with relevant parties.
Client records are retained according to professional guidelines and laws, typically for several years after therapy ends. They are securely stored and protected from unauthorized access.

Therapist Qualifications and Approach:

I hold a Doctorate in Psychology with specialized training in trauma-informed therapy, along with certifications in education and extensive experience in various therapeutic techniques.
Our practice embraces a holistic and integrative approach, combining evidence-based therapies such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), and Play Therapy. We select the most appropriate methods based on your unique needs and preferences.
We begin with a comprehensive assessment to understand your specific concerns, goals, and the context of your life. This information allows us to customize our approach, selecting therapeutic techniques that align with your individual needs, cultural background, and personal preferences.
While maintaining confidentiality and privacy, we’ve seen many clients make profound progress, such as overcoming anxiety, healing from trauma, and achieving personal growth and self-understanding. Client testimonials, with their permission, highlight transformations in coping strategies, relationships, and overall well-being.

Scheduling and Availability:

Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, with limited availability on evenings and weekends to accommodate various schedules.
We recommend scheduling appointments at least one week in advance to secure your preferred time slot, though we do our best to accommodate more immediate needs when possible.
Yes, we offer a limited number of evening and weekend appointments to ensure therapy is accessible to those with busy schedules during traditional hours.
Depending on the current demand, there may be a short waiting list for new clients. However, we strive to accommodate new clients as swiftly as possible and can provide resources and support in the interim.

Client Experience:

The first session is an opportunity for us to get to know each other. You can expect to discuss your reasons for seeking therapy, your goals, and any immediate concerns. It’s also a chance for you to ask questions and understand how therapy can support you.
The duration of therapy varies widely depending on individual needs and goals. Some clients see significant improvements within a few sessions, while others may engage in longer-term therapy. We continually assess progress and adjust our approach as needed.
Signs of progress can include feeling more resilient, experiencing fewer symptoms, improved relationships, and a greater sense of self-awareness. We’ll regularly discuss your progress and any adjustments needed to ensure therapy is meeting your needs.
Being open, honest, and engaged in the process is key. Reflecting on your experiences, practicing strategies learned in sessions, and communicating openly about your therapy journey can enhance your outcomes.