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What To Expect

In order to maximize this first appointment with your therapist, please bring your completed forms with you.


The assessment phase usually takes anywhere from one to two sessions, and includes a review of treatment history, your current concern and symptoms and any other problems you may be experiencing. Your therapist will share their initial treatment recommendation with you, and provide you with expectations for the range and length of treatment.  


Our treatment philosophy includes an expectation of growing independent practice of therapy skills. Therefore, we encourage clients to attempt practice of strategies learned in treatment prior to next appointment. Dr. Michael is on-call for emergencies and/or ongoing crisis management.



Fee For Service

Behavioral Therapy and Beyond does not participate in any insurance networks, including Medicare or Medicaid; however many insurance policies provide out-of-network reimbursement for licensed psychologists. While we do not bill insurance directly, we will provide you with an invoice that can be submitted to your insurance company. 

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