Psychiatrist: A Psychiatrist is a medical doctor. Their role is often to assess, prescribe, and monitor medications.
Psychologist: (PhD) This is a PhD/doctorate level clinician with advanced training in psychology. A psychologist’s role is often to provide psychological testing and diagnostic assessment.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker: (LCSW) This is a Master’s Degree level therapist (MSW), with at least two years post-graduate degree experience. Their role is often to be the primary provider of individual counseling, family, and group psychotherapies.
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist: (LMFT) This is a Master’s Degree level therapist with at least two years post graduate degree experience. Their role is often to be the primary provider of individual, couples, family, and group psychotherapies. They have advanced training in family and marital therapy.
Licensed Professional Counselor: (LPC) This is a Master’s Degree level therapist with at least two years post-degree experience. Their role is often to be the primary provider of individual, family, and group psychotherapies.
Certified Addictions Counselor: (CAC) There are three levels of CAC- CAT, CAS, LAC (Licensed Addictions Counselor). Some CAS and and all LAC clinicians have a Masters Degree and all have had advanced training in substance abuse treatment.
The easiest way to obtain your current benefit information is: call the member services number on the back of your insurance card, ask specifically for “outpatient mental health” information, and note your out-of-pocket costs (deductible, co-pay, and/or co-insurance). Please be prepared to pay these costs at each session. Our office will also contact your insurance company after your first session to verify your benefits. Our office can accept payment by cash, check, money order, credit card, debit card, and flexible spending account (FSA) card. We are also able to accept online payments through our client portal. If you would like to pay over the phone, please call our office at 303-456-0600 and dial 0.