CHILD PSYCHOTHERAPY.

 

HELPING CHILDREN BECOME CURIOUS ABOUT THEIR EMOTIONS & PROUD OF THEIR IDENTITIES.

 

Child and adult psychotherapy are not the same.  When working with children, psychologists serve as important information brokers between various members of the family, other medical professionals, schools, and various community supports.  In therapy, the psychologist gently encourages the child to examine her or his thoughts, feelings, and behaviors so as to better understand the ways in which different social interactions or situations influence particular emotional or behavioral responses.  Mental Fitness & Psychotherapy works to empower children by assisting them with identifying their strengths and gaining a more holistic appreciation for their multifaceted identities and talents. 

 

Over the course of my career, I have had the unique opportunity to work with a variety of different youth, including those with challenges related to: Autism, Anxiety, Adoption, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Anger ManagementDepression, Trauma, Divorce, Gender Identity, Racial Identity, Sexual Identity, Substance Abuse, Social Skills, and Obsessive Complusive Disorder (OCD).  Young people deseve access to mental health resources to help them navigate their world, let's talk about how Mental Fitness & Psychotherapy might be able to help.

 

 

HEALTH INSURANCE.

 

I will be considered In-Network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Products as of the new year, which includes Individual Psychotherapy, Group Psychotherapy, and Psychological/Neuropsychological Assessment.  In addition to being able to accept Blue Cross Blue Shield, I will also be able to accept several local College/University Student Health Plans and Prefered Provider (PPO) Plans with Out-of-Network Providers such as: Aetna, Cigna, Tufts, and Harvard Pilgrim.

 

As a client, it is important to be knowledgeable about your insurance.  To gain more information about your insurance, you can call your insurance company directly or you can have me speak to the insurance company on your behalf.  If you are going to call your insurance company on your own, please consider receiving information about the following topics:

 

  • The amount of your deductible & how much of the deductible has been met

  • When does the deductible reset

  • Whether there is reimbursement for Out-of-Network psychotherapy

  • The amount of your co-pay

  • Whether session limits exist for your plan

  • Do you need pre-authorization for psychotherapy

  • If there is a lifetime maximum for Out-of-Pocket costs

 

SESSION FEES.

 

Mental Fitness & Psychotherapy's rates were established in accordance with the market rate for psychotherapy in the Greater Boston area.  Mental Fitness & Psychotherapy does offer a sliding fee for those clients paying for psychotherapy out-of-pocket.  To receive these rates, please contact Mental Fitness & Psychotherapy by email. 

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