I've never been to therapy, what is it like?
First and foremost, therapy is about a relationship. An while we cannot take the nervous feeling out of taking such an important and helpful step in your life (bravo!!), we can assure you that we are prepared for your arrival and understand what it is like to step into therapy for the first time. You will have the opportunity to talk about what is on your mind and heart about where your life is right now. Your therapist will ask you questions to get to know you better and you will have the opportunity to ask your therapist.
What happens in the first session?
Please plan to arrive 15 minutes early for your first appointment to complete intake forms. We will be available to answer any questions you may have.
Once your paperwork is complete you will begin your first appointment with your therapist. Rest assured they are to help you take the first steps. You can talk about what brings you into therapy. They will ask questions to better understand your life and you will begin, together, building a road toward healing.
isn't counseling really for crazy people?
The truth is that counseling is for anyone who feels stuck or needs healing in some area of life. Certainly this could include “crazy” people, but in reality it includes most of us as some point in our lives. If you are wondering if counseling could help you in your life right now, it probably could.
DOes it really work?
Therapy has helped untold numbers of individual lives for the better. We wholeheartedly believe it “works". The main thing to remember about therapy, however, is that it is not magic. It will take honesty and a willingness on your part to work. But when this is coupled with compassion, expertise, and support, transformational things can happen. Personal outcomes will always vary and will also depend on your frequency and duration of therapy.
How much does it cost?
Our staff at Mansio would be glad to discuss options that may best suit your situation including fees, duration, and frequency of therapy. Know that this is one of the best investments you will make in your life.
Do you accept insurance?
Yes, we are in-network with Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) PPO, HMO(DPG,IHP). For all other insurance plans you will receive out-of-network benefits. Please be sure to inquire with your insurance regarding these benefits prior to your first visit.