Growth Counseling  

FAQs

How long and how many times a week is a typical session?

Sessions are usually 45-50 minutes. Most clients are seen once or twice a week in the beginning, then, as time goes on, less frequently. The number of sessions depends on what your current needs are.

How long will I be in counseling?

The length of time a client is in counseling depends the nature of the problem and the goals of the counseling. Some clients have a very specific problem that can be worked through in a set course of counseling. For others, counseling is an on-going learning process and they choose to receive counseling for a longer period.  

How much are your Fees and do you take insurance?

The standard hourly fee is $95.00   A sliding scale is available during times of financial hardship applied on a case by case basis.  You can learn more about the insurance accepted, fees, methods of payment, and general payment policy.

Do I need to take medications?

Counselors and therapists are not legally allowed to prescribe medications. However, based on an assessment of problems you are facing, it may be advisable to consult with a psychiatrist to determine whether medication is warranted.  Alison may be able to facilitate this process. 
Alison Sarah Adler, M.A., LMFT, LPC
611 South Palm Canyon Drive Suite 7275
Palm Springs, CA. 92264
(760) 333-5852

Alison@TalkToAlison.com
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