What ages do you work with?
I work with children from birth to 5 through family based
therapies. For older children, I provide either individual and/or family
therapy depending on what is needed and would be most effective.
What insurance plans do you accept?
Preferred Plus of Kansas
Preferred Health Systems
Kansas Health Solutions (Title 19 medicaid)
If your insurance company is not listed,
your plan may pay for out of network benefits or check to see if they will set
up a special contract for services.
It is also important to contact
your insurance company on any limits concerning out-patient behavioral
health benefits, deductibles and co-pays to ensure you fully understand your
financial obligations during treatment as you will be responsible for any
services not covered by or paid for by your insurance.
What kind of services do you provide?
I provide family and individual therapy using Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy depending on which model meets the needs of the client. Parent Education is included in all treatment involving children and techniques from Theraplay, Narrative Therapy, Play Therapy and Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics techniques are often used in sessions. My specialties, based on my experience and training, are attachment and trauma/stress related issues in children.
When can I get the first appointment?
A brief consultation is always required to determine if treatment at the center is appropriate. If so, an intake appointment is available within 1 to 10 business days depending on urgency, what times/days I have available and if your insurance requires prior authorization.
What can I expect at the first session?
packet can be mailed out, e-mailed, faxed or you can come in for one and needs to be completed and brought to the first session. The intake session will involve reviewing the completed intake packet and gathering other information needed for an initial assessment, answering any questions you have and a discussion on treatment options. Sessions are usually 45-50
minutes in length.
How long does treatment take?
The answer is based on many factors such as
severity of the problems, commitment of the client/family to address the
problems and make changes, frequency of sessions, how long the problem has been
Treatment is provided for as long as it is needed.
Evaluation of progress is assessed and discussed throughout the treatment
process and if needed changes are made.
Call 316-688-9850 for a free consultation and to
schedule an appointment.