FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Therapy brings with it a unique relationship and set of parameters not typically experienced in other professional settings.  Additionally, the various processes of therapy are generally unlike that of other healing and supportive services.  There are some quirky (but necessary) rules in the therapy world that are just good to know.  Please see our list of answers to the most common questions (listed in no particular order) from individuals over the years which will hopefully bring to light some clarity on any topics you may be wondering about.  Also at any time, we encourage you to ask your therapist for additional information or explanation for the topics listed below, or any we may have missed.
What if I'm late to my session or completely forget altogether?

What if I'm late to my session or completely forget altogether?

Is what I say truly confidential?

Is what I say truly confidential?

What if I run into my therapist outside of the office somewhere?

What if I run into my therapist outside of the office somewhere?

What do I need to know about using insurance to cover sessions?

What do I need to know about using insurance to cover sessions?

How does it work to see a counseling student intern or associate (pre-licensed) clinician?

How does it work to see a counseling student intern or associate (pre-licensed) clinician?

Why can't I just call to schedule an appointment to be seen for therapy?

Why can't I just call to schedule an appointment to be seen for therapy?

Can I give my therapist a gift?

Can I give my therapist a gift?