Ready to Get Started?
After we connect to decide if we are a good fit for working together, we will get your initial session scheduled. Then you will receive an email to your secure patient portal. All the necessary paperwork can be completed through the patient portal and takes about 20 minutes.
Paperwork includes information about how to get in touch with you, your current struggles, a Professional Services Agreement, Professional Policies and Informed Consent, and a Notice of Privacy Practices.
Under HIPAA, individuals have the right to receive a clearly written explanation informing them of their rights under, how their medical information will be used, kept and disclosed by your health care professional, and how to file a complaint.
This document is called the Notice of Privacy Practices. Please feel free to read my Notice of Privacy Practices here.
Notice to Clients
The Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council investigates and prosecutes professional misconduct committed by marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, psychologists, psychological associates, social workers and licensed specialists in school psychology.
Altogether not every complaint against or dispute with a licensee involved professional misconduct, the Executive Council will provider you with information about how to file a complaint. Please call 1-800-821-3201 for more information.
No Surprises Act Information
As of January 1, 2022, under Section 2799B-6 of the Public Health Service Act, health care providers and health care facilities are required to inform individuals who are not enrolled in a plan or coverage or a Federal health care program, or not seeking to file a claim with their plan or coverage both orally and in writing of their ability, upon request or at the time of scheduling health care items and services, to receive a “Good Faith Estimate” of expected charges.
You have the right to receive a “Good Faith Estimate” explaining how much your medical care will cost.
Under the law, health care providers need to give patients who don’t have insurance or who are not using insurance an estimate of the bill for medical items and services.
You have the right to receive a Good Faith Estimate for the total expected cost of any non-emergency items or services. This includes related costs like medical tests, prescription drugs, equipment, and hospital fees.
Make sure your health care provider gives you a Good Faith Estimate in writing at least 1 business day before your medical service or item. You can also ask your health care provider, and any other provider you choose, for a Good Faith Estimate before you schedule an item or service.
If you receive a bill that is at least $400 more than your Good Faith Estimate, you can dispute the bill.
Make sure to save a copy or picture of your Good Faith Estimate. For questions or more information about your right to a Good Faith Estimate, visit www.cms.gov/nosurprises.