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What is an LMHC?

An LMHC is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. An LMHC has a Master’s Degree or higher from a state approved graduate program in Counseling Psychology or a related approved program with a minimum one year supervised internship or practicum in mental health counseling. Additionally, a minimum of 3000 hours of post graduate clinically supervised direct practice degree is required. Then, a board approved exam must be completed with a passing score.  

What is a Board Certified Life Coach?

The Board Certified Coach (BCC) credential is a mark of distinction for credential holders and a source of credibility for their clients. As a BCC, I have met professional coaching competency standards established by CCE and subject matter experts.

How long does Therapy take?

The first appointment is one hour. Therapy sessions thereafter are 45 minutes. The overall length of therapy varies, from a few sessions to a few months or more. This depends on the client’s therapy goals and issues addressed. Single incident problems can resolve quicker than ongoing, chronic ones.

What is the difference between Therapy and Life Coaching?If You Don’t Have Time To Do It Right. When Will You Have Time To Do It Over?

Therapy focuses on healing past issues that are getting in the way of living fully now. The aim of therapy is to reprocess and resolve experiences that disrupt the way you want to feel. Some examples are childhood abuse or neglect, trauma, loss, illness, infertility, toxic relationships, self worth/esteem, &/or accidents.

Life Coaching focuses on the present and future. It is for improving your life satisfaction going forward. It can address career, confidence, assertiveness, relationships, wellbeing, or work/life balance, It is structured in three month parts that are paid in advance to hold you accountable to your goals.

Do you accept insurance?

Heather is an Out-of-Network Provider.  Out-of-Network Benefits reimburse up to 100% of your therapy investment. Heather can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. 

Does insurance pay for Life Coaching?

No, Life Coaching is not reimbursable. It is not recognized as a medically necessary treatment by insurance carriers.

What does Therapy cost?

Out of Pocket Fees:

  • Initial session: $400 (60min)
  • Ongoing Individual Therapy Sessions: $300 (45 min)
  • Ongoing Couples Therapy Sessions: $300 (45 min)

A sliding scale of $250-$275 is offered to clients who need a reduced fee to receive therapy. Sliding scale is available for appointments between 10 am – 5 pm.

What does Life Coaching cost?

Life Coaching packages are $2,475.00 for 12 sessions over a three month period with a 15 minute check-in phone call (optional) between sessions. After three months, month to month coaching is available at $800/month.

What is your cancellation policy?

I require at least 24 hours notice to cancel or reschedule an appointment, or you will be billed for the entire amount of the missed session.

What are your hours of operation?

Monday’s: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Tuesday’s: 10 a.m. –  8:30 p.m.

Wednesday’s: 10 a.m. –  8:30 p.m.

Thursday’s: 10 a.m. –  8:30 p.m.

Friday’s 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.