Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get started?

Give me a call and I will walk you through it. We’ll have a brief conversation to discuss your therapy needs and then we can set up your first appointment.

How long is a session?

Sessions are 45 or 60 minutes.

What should I expect during my first session?

First we have to complete some paperwork. Then we spend the rest of the time talking about your background and treatment goals.

What insurance do you accept?

I accept Aetna and Anthem Blue Cross.

What do I need to bring to my first session?

If you are using your insurance you need to bring a copy of your insurance card. You should also download my intitial paperwork here and bring that with you.

What if you are not in my network?

Ask your insurance company what their procedures are for this. I am happy to provide you with invoices to submit to them for reimbursement.

Where are you located?

I am located at 405 Kains Avenue in Albany, CA. My office is easily accessible from Berkeley, El Cerrito, and Richmond. My office is located in a wheelchair accessible building within walking distance of the El Cerrito Plaza Bart station. You can get directions to my office here.