FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HOW LONG WILL I HAVE TO COME TO COUNSELING?
Counseling is a process and it varies with each person and the concerns that are present for them. Some people see progress and continue with counseling to maintain progress but it is a client decision, investment, and motivation for change that drives the process toward completion.
HOW OFTEN DO I COME?
This varies for everyone and certain factors such as money, time, and responsibilities limit consistency. Initially, it is advised to come at least twice a month but some people are eager to do the work and come every week.
HOW LONG ARE THE SESSIONS?
Most sessions are 55 minutes long. Couples can schedule for a 2 hour block session. EMDR and couples work may require intensives, which can be in a 2 hour block.
DO YOU ACCEPT INSURANCE?
The following insurance providers are in contract with Milkay Counseling Services: BCBS, VIVA, Anthem, and American Behavioral. Always check to verify your specific benefits.
CAN I HAVE A CONSULT TO SEE IF THIS IS A FIT FOR ME?
Absolutely. Please schedule for a free 15 minute consult.
CAN I BOOK ONLINE?
I use SimplePractice to meet my clients in the virtual setting. You may request an appointment via SimplePractice but to prevent any overlap or confusion, I am only allowing appointment scheduling by calling the office or I will assign it when we meet.
DO YOU PRESCRIBE MEDICATION?
No and our office does not have a provider that prescribes medication. As your counselor, I will assist you in finding a psychiatrist to meet your medication needs.
WHAT ARE YOUR FEES?
Private Pay rate is $130.00
Insurance varies and you would be required to pay your co-pay at each visit.