Petersen, MA, LMFT
Marriage and Family Therapy
952.736.8393 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
skills you learn in counseling can affect your
happiness for a lifetime. You may be holding on
to old patterns of thinking, old fears, or old
grudges that are holding you back from reaching
your full potential. You may not realize just
how happy and fulfilled you might be able to
become. When you can learn to stop wasting
energy on ineffective thought patterns and
behaviors, you may find that the mental energy
you save enables you to accomplish much more
than you are accomplishing now.
Although we do
not offer any guarantees, the hope and
expectation is that the time and money you
invest in therapy now will pay off many times
over in increased effectiveness and happiness in
you take insurance?
we do take any insurance. Insurance companies
typically require that you be "sick"
to receive counseling, which can preclude types
of counseling that focus on improving life,
rather than curing "sickness". When
insurance companies pay a portion of the
counseling cost, the insurance company naturally
feels like they should control the number and
frequency of sessions and the types of
counseling that can be provided.
feel the client should control that. Insurance
companies also typically require that the
counselor provide information about the issues
being discussed. This kind of private
information can make its way into national
databases and persist indefinitely.
impacts the cost for counseling?
for Service: Various providers
Co-pays are expected at time of service
Insurance: All other insurance companies
will cover my services if “out of
network” coverage is available with your
insurance plan. Please call insurance
company before first session for outline of
We will handle all paperwork for
Insurance: If there is no insurance
available, sliding scale available in some