Appointment Information and FAQ
ARE YOU ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS?
Returning Clients - You can request an appointment via the portal or contact me directly. Please await a confirmation email.
New/Prospective Clients - Intuitive Wellness has limited availability for new clients at this time. Please visit the client portal to view openings. When openings are available for new clients, you will see an option at the top of the portal for "I'm a new client" next to "I'm an existing client".
DO YOU OFFER EVENING APPOINTMENTS? What is your availability?
The majority of my available appointments are during the day, Tuesday through Thursday from 8am-4pm. My evening appointments are most often full. You are welcome to schedule for daytime appointments and can be placed on a waitlist for an evening opening as it becomes available.
DO YOU SEE CHILDREN OR ADOLESCENTS?
I do not see children or adolescents. I only see adults ages 18 and up at this time.
DO YOU SEE COUPLES OR FAMILIES?
I provide individual therapy services only. However, I can offer some great referrals for therapists who specialize in couples or family therapy.
DO YOU TREAT SUBSTANCE USE/ABUSE?
I do not specialize in the treatment of substance abuse but can offer a referral if you wish.
DO YOU ACCEPT WV MEDICAID?
I am not in network with WV Medicaid and Medicaid does not offer out of network benefits. Some other options for services covered by Medicaid would be Family Services of Marion County, United Summit Center or Chestnut Ridge Center.
WHAT INSURANCE PLANS DO YOU ACCEPT?
I am in network with the following insurance plans. Please contact your plan directly to determine exact coverage related to your specific plan.
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
I am NOT in network with other plans including these commonly used local insurance plans listed below. You can contact your insurance company directly to see if you have "out of network" benefits.
The Health Plan
Aetna Better Health
HOW MUCH WILL A SESSION COST ME?
Insurance clients - You could pay anywhere from $0 - $200 out of pocket, depending on your insurance plan. Rates for services vary from $100-$200, depending on the type of service and length of service.
Insurance - You will be responsible for what your insurance plan requires as part of your contract with them (copay, coinsurance, deductible) and for any services/charges not covered by your insurance.
Private Pay - You will be responsible for the amount of the service you receive.
Payment plans may be available in times of economic hardship.
Standard rates are as follows (effective January 1, 2021) and will vary based on your specific insurance plan. These rates are subject to change each year:
Initial assessment (1 hour) 200.00
Psychotherapy Session (55min) 175.00
Psychotherapy Session (40-45min) 140.00
No Show Fees - Full rate of session billed directly to client
Late Cancellation - 50.00 billed directly to client.
HOW LONG DOES EACH THERAPY SESSION TAKE?
Initial sessions will be approximately one hour. Ongoing sessions will be approximately 55 minutes in length unless a shorter time is warranted.
WHAT IS THE EASIEST WAY TO REACH YOU?
I am most easily reached via email with questions. I am unable to respond to text requests from new clients.
Current clients can reach me most easily via the client portal, text or email.
CURRENT CLIENTS IN EMOTIONAL CRISIS
Please leave me a detailed voicemail and I will return your call as soon as I am able.
Please go to your local emergency room or call 911 if your situation is life threatening and you need immediate help