FAQS

Q: What is therapy and counseling?

A: Psychotherapy and counseling are interchangeable terms related to professional support & evidence-based treatment to address a range of mental health symptoms, life challenges,/transitions, personal loss, relational concerns, etc. By engaging in treatment with a skilled provider you can explore thoughts, feelings and behaviors to support improved insight, resiliency and coping. Ariel Counseling provides a safe, non-judgmental and supportive environment for our clients to explore personal challenges as well as strengths. We support the value of self-knowledge & growth as a being a lifelong journey. 

Q: I have thought about going to therapy, but I am not sure if my symptoms need treatment. How do I decide if therapy is for me or a loved one?

A: Most people will seek therapy when mental health symptoms adversely affects one's quality of life including self-esteem, daily functioning, education, career, relationships and more. By working with a skilled psychologist treatment is provided in a manner unique to each client's presenting concerns and needs. 

Q: Do you accept health insurance? 

A: Ariel Counseling & Consultation is an out-of-network provider.  For clients who would like to use insurance benefits contact your insurance company directly regarding eligibility and benefit details.  During the complimentary consultation a good faith estimate (GFE) will be provided both verbally, in writing, and updated as needed in collaboration with the client.   

Q: How do I know if this practice is a good fit for my needs?

A: The practice offers a complimentary consultation to speak with the psychologist. During this time you can share at your comfort level your current mental health needs. If we may be a good fit to work together we will proceed with scheduling a psychology intake session.  

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Q: What is the difference between in-person and telehealth therapy?  

A: When working with a skilled mental health provider in-person and telehealth therapy provide the same level of care and offer unique benefits based upon personal preference of how a client would like to engage in treatment.  As a nationally certified mental health provider, Ariel Counseling & Consultation provides the highest industry standards in psychological services via video, telephonic communication as well as client messaging. ​

Q: How often will I meet with the mental health provider?

A: Therapy is individualized to meet the needs of each client. Most people beginning therapy may benefit from weekly sessions.  By working with a boutique private practice you have control over your treatment, privacy as well as the amount and frequency of sessions.  We provide short-term and long-term therapy as well as psychological consultation.  Please inquire about the Zen Package which includes the initial psychological intake and follow up therapy sessions. 

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We look forward to hearing from you.  Please complete the contact form to schedule a complimentary 15-minute appointment with our psychologist.  You can also contact the practice at 407.204.9720.  

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