Some of the services provided are:
• Individual counseling
• Family/Couples counseling
• Mental health and Substance abuse evaluations
• Court ordered treatment & evaluations
• U.S. Department of Transportation SAP evaluations
• Alcohol and drug testing
• Substance abuse education
• Drug and alcohol abuse
• Coping skills
• Relapse Prevention
At this time we do not accept major insurances. There are multiple problems with confidentiality that comes along with the acceptance of insurance that is a disservice to clients needing assistance. Insurance companies need a diagnosis in order to consider how many sessions you may have or if they will cover therapy. Along with a diagnosis, they oftentimes want confidential information about client problems, history, current functioning and the course of treatment. There are potentially countless numbers of people that review this information at the insurance companies. There are also 3rd party companies that are sometimes contracted by insurance companies for reviewing and approval of claims.
Mental health and substance abuse problems are private, personal, and too important to be given out to managed care companies.
Involving insurance companies means that Client-Therapist confidentiality is compromised and insurance companies may request records of treatment for their consideration. These records become part of your medical records and are outside of the control of the client or therapist. What that means is that the client nor the therapist have any control over who sees the information and where it goes afterwards.
Confidentiality of my clients is my top priority! Many people do not realize the accessibility that insurance companies have on their mental health records from contracted therapists in their “network” and the loss of control over the information after it has been released.
If you still wish to use your insurance benefits and understand the implications of doing so, we will assist you in submitting for reimbursement from your insurance company. For questions about possible health insurance submissions, please call (202) 630-1597 and we will gladly help you understand the process.
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