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Before We Meet
David Roberts. The Sphinx. 1839.

Getting Started

Many people feel unsure about seeking psychological services and have general questions about therapy and whether it is right for them. Before we meet, I schedule a time for both of us to speak briefly on the phone not only to address these issues but also to get a better sense of what your needs are and if I can be helpful. Please contact me about scheduling a free consultation by phone.

The Initial Consultation

I consider our first one to three sessions an initial consultation for both of us. I would encourage you to view this time as “no strings attached,” an opportunity to learn more about me and my practice. By the end of the evaluation, I will be able to offer you a first impression of what our work will involve if you choose to continue therapy. Because therapy involves a significant commitment of time, money, and energy, it is important to take your time to select a therapist who is right for you. If we determine I am a good fit for you, we will schedule a follow-up appointment. If, however, we determine I am not the right fit for you, for whatever reason, I am always happy to provide referrals to other providers in the community.

Please download and complete the Initial Consultation Packet and bring this with you to our first consultation session.

Initial Consultation Packet

Disclaimer: All material provided on this website is for informational purposes only. Use of this website in no way constitutes professional services or advise. If you have an emergency and require immediate assistance, please call 911 or go immediately to your nearest emergency room.