Is therapy right for me?
A therapist can help provide insight, support and new techniques or ideas to help navigate the challenges in life. Therapy is right for anyone who is interested in looking internally, developing greater self awareness, and working towards positive change. The relationship with your therapist should feel supportive and engaged.
What should I expect from my first therapy session?
During your first session we will complete an assessment that will help us learn where you are and work towards where you would like to be. We will review practice and policy documents, discuss expectations, confidentiality, payment, and treatment planning. The assessment is an opportunity to learn if we are a “good match” and you are encouraged to ask any questions!
Does your therapy practice take insurance?
Elizabeth is in-network for all Bluecross/BlueShield Plans, Johns Hopkins EHP, and Maryland Medicaid. You are responsible for your copay and deductible, and assessing your plan coverage.
Hannah is pending approval for BCBS plans, but is offering sliding scale sessions for $80.
We accept cash, check, all major credit cards and Health Savings accounts.
What does therapy cost?
Initial assessment, 60 minutes: $150.00
Psychotherapy session, 50 minutes: $120.00
Art therapy session, 50 minutes, $120.00
A sliding scale is available. Please contact to discuss.
Please note, that you will be expected to pay for services unless you provide 24 hours advance notice of cancellation.
Is everything I say in therapy confidential?
In general, the law protects the confidentiality of all communication between a client and therapist. No information is disclosed without prior written permission from the client. There are some exceptions required by law to this rule. Exceptions include:
Suspected child abuse or dependent adult or elder abuse. I am mandated by law to file a report with the appropriate state agency.
If a client intends to harm himself or herself. I make every effort to work with a client to ensure safety. However, there are times when I may be obligated to seek hospitalization.
If a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person, I am required to take protective actions which may include notifying the potential victim or contacting the police.