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  • FAQs

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    What is your location and availability?

    Presently, I am operating as a 100% online Private Practice. Online sessions are held using a HIPPA compliant platform to ensure confidentiality. You will not need to create an account, download any programs, or provide any personal information to access your session. 

    I have weekday appointments. Email with a request for an appointment.

    What states do you see clients in?

    I see clients residing in New York.

    I’ve never talked to anyone and I’m used to handling things on my own. What should I expect with therapy?

    People who ask for help know when they need it and have the courage to reach out. Everyone needs help now and then. In our work together, I’ll help you explore and identify your strengths and how to implement them to reduce the influence of the problems you are facing. Importantly therapy is completely confidential. What you share in our sessions will not be disclosed and this allows you with a private space to work on challenges.

    How long does therapy typically last?

    This depends on what your goals are and if they pivot along the way. Everyone comes to therapy with different challenges that they want to work through. With that being said, if this is your first time coming to therapy I recommend 4-6 weekly session in order to see movement. While in therapy you may find out that your goals have shifted and this will change the timeline as well.

    What should I expect at my first session?

    Our first session is a chance for us to get to know one another. It also allows me to get a better sense of what symptoms you are experiencing and what goals you would like to accomplish. I may also ask you some questions about your background, your relationships, and your career, among other relevant topics. After this session, we will start to explore and address the specific concerns that brought you to therapy in more depth.
     Therapy usually requires more than one visit so the first visit will not provide an instant solution to problems you are experiencing. We can discuss whether brief or more in-depth therapy would work best for you.
     As with any session, you can also ask any questions that you may have about the therapeutic process and the work we are doing together.

    How will I know if you're the right provider for me?

    Research has shown that the best determinant of successful therapy is the relationship between the therapist and the client. Put simply, you want someone with whom you feel comfortable and safe sharing very personal and vulnerable parts of yourself. The best way to is to book a session and see how it feels. Do you feel heard? Do you feel I “get” you? Can you envision working effectively with me to resolve issues that you want to address? Notice how you are feeling in these moments. Ask any questions you have and trust your instincts!
     If I feel you would be better served by working with a different therapist, I will let you know. This can take a few sessions to determine. Similarly, if you decide that I am not the best fit for you, I invite you to let me know, as I may have some ideas for a referral that may work better for you.