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Walking into a therapist's office for the first time can be an uncomfortable situation for the new patient. This is a very common feeling! The purpose of your first appointment is to talk about what brought you in. The conversation is very casual and non-confrontational. We'll talk about the history of your problems, including emotional, behavioral and physical symptoms that you are experiencing. This appointment is about 50 minutes.

Based on the information provided by you, an initial diagnosis and treatment plan is formulated. The assessment will take into consideration your personal history, presenting problem and the history of your symptoms.

At the end of your initial appointment, you'll receive a verbal assessment of your situation and a recommendation for treatment.

Insurance and Cost
Many insurance plans are accepted including BCBS, BCN, Aetna, HAP, Total Health Care, Beacon Health.
Private payment is accepted if you do not have insurance for mental health treatment. Please contact the office for details.

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