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Please review our list of frequently asked questions below, and if you are still unsure or wavering, don’t hesitate to contact me and ask about particular needs.

How do I know if therapy is right for me?

There are many approaches to solving life’s challenges, and together you and I can discover which will work best for you. Some issues respond really well to counseling (therapy) and other issues, like pursuing specific goals, are just right for coaching.

How do I know which one will work for me?

We can arrange a free, 15 minute phone consultation to determine if my approach is a good fit for what you need and want, and we can then customize a plan that is perfect for you. Call me at (530)680-1291 or email me at gardengatecounseling@gmail.com to set up a convenient time.

What are the issues you specialize in?

Painful loss or grief
Self development and growth
Working with teens
Blended family issues
Substance use and addictions

What insurances do you take?

Anthem and Anthem EAP. Victim Witness. I also provide receipts in order for you to bill your insurance if I am out-of-network. Call and we can explore what will work for you.

What are the fees?

$120 per 50-minute session and $170 for an 80-minute session. I currently have a few limited sliding fee slots if you are experiencing a financial hardship. I can email you the sliding fee scale. Call me and we can discuss fees and other ways to help you determine your options. I can also help you find another professional in your area to meet your needs.

What is your availability?

I schedule clients flexibly to work with their schedules. I have day and evening appointments available, and limited weekend slots as well. Call for availability. (530) 680-1291

Do you do sessions online?

While in person meetings are always best, in this busy world it is not always possible or convenient. Therefore, I can be available for Face Time or Skype sessions. I also use email and text to support my clients. Call or email and ask for details. (530)680-1291 or gardengatecounseling@gmail.com

Do you take Interns?

Yes. If you are an intern, I provide outstanding supervision opportunities. Please call or email for availability for clinical supervision.

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