Rates & Insurance

Therapy that Helps Lead to Real Change Takes Real Commitment 

It takes time. Most people benefit from meeting with a counselor once a week or at least bi-weekly. That allows you to really dig in and do some work. Otherwise, you’ll spend every session trying to catch up and the progress you want to see might be a lot slower as a result.

Counseling takes dedication. You’re in my office for about 45 minutes to 1 hour once or twice a month. That’s not a lot of time in the grand scheme of things.  There are 168 hours in a week, and I get to see you for one of those.  We can do great work with that hour, but the bulk of what is going to help you see positive changes is going to happen outside of my office. Being dedicated to setting goals and actively working towards them will be key.

And then there’s the money — therapy is a financial commitment. With so many other things that cost money… money that you work hard for, you might be thinking…

Is therapy worth the cost?

Well, if you’re at the point of considering therapy, chances are likely that you’ve already tried a lot of other stuff, but haven’t seen the results you want yet.  By choosing to invest your time and money into therapy, you’re giving yourself an opportunity to work with someone who can help you make those changes you want to see.

It is important to weigh the pros and cons of engaging in therapy.  I would encourage you to think about the following questions when making your decision:

  • What have I already tried, and am I getting the results that I want?
  • What will stay the same if I do not engage in therapy?
  • What positive changes might happen if I do engage in therapy?

Fees

Fees are $125 for the initial assessment and ongoing appointments.

 

Forms of Payment

 I  accept the following forms of payment:

  • Cash
  • Credit Cards
  • Checks
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) Cards

I am in-network with the following insurance providers:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • United Healthcare

 

Other Helpful Information

Crime Victims Compensation (CVC): If you are a victim of a crime in the state of Texas, you may be eligible for financial assistance to help you pay for counseling services related to the crime.  To qualify, you must meet eligibility requirements. Please visit https://texasattorneygeneral.gov/cvs/crime-victims-compensation for additional information and to see if you qualify for reimbursement.

If you think that you might qualify, I can help you fill out the CVC application.  While I collect payment in full from you at the time of your appointment, CVC may reimburse you for a portion of that fee if your application is approved.

 

Cancellation Policy: If you do not cancel your appointment at least 24 hours in advance and do not show up, you will be charged the full cost of the session.

No Surprises Act of January 2022: Providers are required to ensure clients who are not using insurance benefits have access to a Good Faith Estimate (GFE).

  • You have the right to receive a GFE detailing the estimated cost of services that you can reasonably expect to pay for non-emergency services rendered. Emergency services may not be included in the GFE.
  • If you have a bill of at least $400 more than your GFE, you may take steps to dispute or appeal your bill:
  •  You may contact the provider directly to let them know about the discrepancy
  • You may initiate a dispute with the Department of Health & Human Services within 120 days of the original bill.  The cost to file a dispute is $25.

To learn more, visit https://www.cms.gov/nosurprises

 

 



17047 El Camino Real, STE 215
Houston, TX 77058

danni@danniwhitehouse.com
832-648-2321

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