Counseling for Adolescents, Adults, Couples and Families
Many clients elect to file third party insurance coverage for services given. We will file insurance claims for you, provided you authorize us to do so and provide us with the necessary information for filing such claims. It is our responsibility to inform you about compromising your confidentiality and privacy when complying with the requirements of insurance companies. The compromising of your confidentiality is standard in today’s marketplace whenever one chooses to use third party insurance coverage for services rendered. Fortunately the newly enacted HIPAA regulations do provide you an increased degree of privacy and confidentiality regarding your protected health information. Payors of care can no longer make full release of your mental health record, a condition for payment of your claims
There is no charge for missed or cancelled appointments provided 24 hours notice is given. In the cases of late cancellations, as well as not showing up, you will be responsible for an $85 late fee. We do this in order to ensure that we can help as many people as possible.
We currently accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Aetna, Vantage, Gilsbar and Humana. Although we may not currently accept your insurance, there are many options to utilize your insurance with us. If you have an insurance that we do not accept, we can file the sessions for you so that you can utilize your out of network benefits. We are more than happy to discuss these options with you if you have any questions. Each insurance plan is different so, try to answer the questions below with your insurance company or give us a call and we can help if you have any difficulty understanding how this works.
You can check your coverage by asking your insurance provider these questions:
Issues of Confidentiality and Privileged Communications with filing insurance claims:
* You can request an appointment online or contact us with questions by going to the "Contact" tab above. We are also available at
(337) 504-4974/ (504) 407-1270, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday. Later hours and weekend appointments are available by appointment only.
Rates are based on a sliding fee scale. This means that rates can range from $85 to $160 per session depending on the clients ability to pay, number of clients in the session and length of therapy session. An option for private paying clients is to claim mental health as a medical expense tax deduction or claim my services as an out of network provider if we do not accept your insurance at this time.
Visa, Discover, Mastercard, HSA, cash or check are accepted. Payment is due at time of the service