- Out of respect for neighborhood traffic and
limited parking, clients are asked to drive
slowly down Belmont Avenue (a one way
residential street), to try and arrive a few
minutes prior to the scheduled appointment time,
and to park in the driveway (not on the street).
- There are two parking spaces immediately in
front of the garage; clients should park on
either the right side or the left side so that
each of two cars can easily get in and out.
- The office and waiting room are above the
garage; clients should use the outdoor staircase
that is to the right of the house (do not use
the front door of the house).
- Please contact practitioner to discuss fees
for the following sessions:
- Initial Evaluation
- Individual Combined
- Group Psychotherapy
- Billing for paperwork will depend on the
length and complexity of forms.
- Clients are asked to deal directly with
their insurance companies for reimbursement
(insurance will likely cover a portion of the
- Payment is expected at the time of
appointment by check or cash. Please note that
practitioner will not see clients for
appointments if there is any outstanding
- General: Emails and messages left on work
voice-mail will be checked during business
hours, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, and returned by
the end of the next business day.
- Emergencies: For issues outside of business
hours that cannot wait or for true emergencies
call 911 or go to your local Emergency Room.
- If the client does not come or cancels
within 24 hours of the scheduled appointment,
100% of the fee will be charged.
- The practitioner reserves the right to
discharge clients from the practice at her
discretion (for example, because the client
needs support that is outside the scope of the
practice, or because there have been multiple
no-shows) and would then facilitate transition
to new care.
- Practice is HIPAA (Health Insurance
Portability and Accountability Act) compliant.
- Confidentiality is maintained with the
- Communication with other health care
providers (if the client agrees).
- Interaction with family members (if the
- If the client is an immediate and
significant danger to herself or to others.
- If the practitioner learns of behaviors
that may constitute legal child abuse or
- If the client's ability to drive becomes
an obvious and serious concern, the state
requires that this be reported.
- If the practitioner is court-ordered by
a judge to provide information about the
treatment (every attempt would be made to
- If a law enforcement official requires
information to identify or locate a suspect,
fugitive, material witness, or missing
- Research/drug companies:
- Practitioner maintains up-to-date
knowledge through reading clinical
literature that is peer-reviewed and
non-industry biased (not funded by
- Practitioner will not accept samples or
other devices from pharmaceutical