questions that need answers
Am I ready to begin and commit to a journey toward mental wellness and wholeness?
Do I understand a diagnosis must be applied upon the first session if I elect to use my insurance. By using insurance, I understand how this contributes to the medical industrial complex.
Do I know my insurance deductible, copay and/or coinsurance amount(s)?
Do I understand reimbursement documentation from PsycYourMind® must include a diagnosis if I use my FSA/HSA card?
4a. If I use an FSA/HSA card a statement for reimbursement cannot be generated. This is illegal (double-dipping).
4b. Some insurance companies will not consider reimbursement for services rendered by pre-licensed individuals due to state laws. This includes: interns, graduate-level therapists, and residents in counseling.
Do I understand I will be asked to reschedule if I am more than 15 minutes late? (This includes Teletherapy appointments)
Do I plan to read all new client documents and complete the intake prior to my first session?
Do I understand I will be charged for no-call; no-shows . . .(as you would by a physician’s office)?
Do I understand I must be seen for six weeks before any FMLA or Emotional Support Animal statement can be provided?
Do I accept psychotherapy is not a magic bullet, nor does it produce instantaneous results?
Where I physically reside dictates which office I can be seen due to laws related to the practice of counseling.
If your insurance is not listed, PsycYourMind® does not accept it at this time.
All major credit cards accepted.
FSA/HSA cards are accepted.
Phone consultations are free and are 15-20 minutes. Schedule via contact form or portal.
PsycYourMind is operating at 55% via a telehealth conduit at this time. 45% of clients are returning to the office.
Carefirst/BCBS/Federal Employee Plans and Cigna clients are approved to receive this modality of therapeutic intervention.
Licensed Graduate Professional Counselors, and Residents in Counseling are able to serve clients in the jurisdiction which issued their licensure. Thank you for your consideration in our mandate to do no harm.
PsycYourMind® is committed to the clinical and experiential training of up-and-coming therapists. PsycYourMind® is an approved site and educational agent.
The graduate level internship is an integral part of the counseling academic and clinical training experience. Counseling and Clinical Mental Health graduate students are required to have over 700 hours of clinical training time before graduation. Thereafter, another 3500+ hour residency commences with 100 hours of supervision.
An approved clinical supervisor (Crystal Joseph, LCPC, LPC, ACS) manages all cases, conducting weekly supervision to help guide healing.
Record requests are fulfilled in the order received. Requests are entered into queue with those preceding. Three to five business days are needed to draw down, collate, and certify the records. During longer queues, seven to ten business days will be needed.
Crystal Joseph, LCPC, LPC, ACS is the authorized representative to certify all records.