Frequently Asked Questions

Where is your office located?

120 South National Avenue, Suite 203-B (Post Office Building)
Fort Scott, KS 66701

My office is located near the center of Fort Scott with parking easy to find around the building on the street.

What are your fees?

My fees are $150 for the initial Session/Intake and then $125 per Session thereafter. If you want to pay out-of-pocket, I charge a flat rate of $100 per session including the initial session.

Payment is expected at the time of service by cash or debit/credit card.

Do you take insurance?

I am on a few insurance plans. Please call or email to ask if I am considered an in-network provider for your insurance.

If you want to private pay, I will provide you with the required paperwork to file with your insurance company.

How do I make an appointment?

Please call me at (620) 223-1555.

What is your cancellation policy?

Call me ASAP. If you cancel an appointment within less than 24 hours of your scheduled appointment time, you will be charged $125.

What can I expect in my first session?

The first session is a get-to-know-each-other session. There will be the requisite paperwork, and we will discuss the counseling process. You can describe what brings you to counseling and ask any questions of me. I will in turn ask you a few questions. By the end of this session, we will develop a plan for future sessions to reach your goal for counseling.

What is the age range of your preferred clients?

I work with people from 10 – 64 years of age. I am not trained to work with children under 10, nor do I have geriatric training to help senior population of 65 and older.

What are your modalities?

I use the Person-Centered and Solution-Focused theories of counseling as I work with Individuals, Families, and Couples. There are other options which I can incorporate if we decide together that they would benefit our work together.

What is your training?

I graduated from Pittsburg State University in 2008 with my Master’s in Community Counseling and have been practicing since 2009. I was excited to open my private practice in 2013. The licenses I carry are Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor.