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Frequently Asked Questions

Mental health therapy is a professional service provided by trained therapists to help individuals address and manage their mental health concerns. It involves talking with a therapist in a safe and confidential environment to explore thoughts, feelings, behaviors, and develop strategies for improving well-being. It can help you deal with life's concerns and be a non bias place to process or it can be a place to heal new or old wounds.

Therapy can provide a range of benefits, such as:

  • Gaining insight and understanding into your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors.
  • Developing coping skills to manage stress, anxiety, or depression.
  • Improving communication and relationship skills.
  • Resolving conflicts or traumas from the past.
  • Enhancing self-esteem and personal growth.
  • Setting and achieving goals for personal or professional development.

The duration of therapy varies depending on the individual and their specific needs. Some people may require only a few sessions to address a specific issue, while others may benefit from longer-term therapy to address deeper concerns or ongoing support. Therapists typically work collaboratively with clients to determine the appropriate duration of treatment.

The cost of therapy can vary. At Stickney Counseling, we would like to see everyone be able to get the care they need. Our Out of Pocket cost for services varies by therapist and type of service. The range for therapy is between $100 per session to $250 per session. We offer sliding scale for financial need. 

Some of our therapists accept insurance. Many insurance plans cover mental health therapy, but coverage can vary. It's important to contact your insurance provider to understand your specific benefits, including coverage limits, copayments, and any required pre-authorization. You may also be able to submit session costs for out of network coverage.

Finding the right therapist is crucial for a successful therapeutic experience. It's recommended to schedule an initial consultation or phone call with potential therapists to discuss your concerns, treatment approach, and assess whether you feel comfortable and understood. Trust your instincts and choose a therapist with whom you feel a good rapport and connection.

Remember, the information provided here is general in nature, and it’s important to consult with a qualified mental health professional for personalized advice and guidance.

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