Current Patients

Releases, sleep logs, meditations, bright light supplies. We have it all linked here.

 

Release of Information

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Copies of Homework Forms

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Our Fee Schedule

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We strongly encourage you to check your insurance benefits if you want to use them; we have a free form to guide you during that call to gather the important information. We will submit your claims (in- and out-of-network) to save you the hassle.

Resources

Follow us on Facebook, which has features like our Monday Research Minute summaries, highlighting interesting, relevant information in mental health. We also offer gentle reminders for gratitude and mindfulness in everyday living, share from our LinkedIn articles, and announce when our free walk-in sleep clinics are scheduled.

Sleep Resources

CBT-i Coach App - Free app (iOS and Android). Sleep diary which calculates sleep prescriptions.  It also has guided relaxation techniques. 

Bright light/Full spectrum light - For the appropriate diagnoses (circadian rhythm disorders), bright light therapy can make all the difference in improving sleep. Best used it in conjunction with a therapist's guidance and should not be used with bipolar disorder and degenerative eye issues. One that we use is (Sunlight Jr., which delivers 10,000 lux at 14 inches away).

Replacement bulb for your Sunlight Jr is also available at Amazon. 

Dawn simulator - Light/alarm clock offering a gentle wake-up, which clients report enjoying especially in the winter months.

We use Colleen Carney's approach to treating insomnia. There is a self-help version. If the self-help version is too challenging or doesn’t seem to be working - it just means you could benefit from some assistance with implementing treatment via psychotherapy.  We are happy to assist in this. 

For meditations, see anxiety resources.

Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with BMI of over 25, and it’s good to know it, especially if you have other signs of apnea. Calculate yours here: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm

Anxiety and Burnout Resources

Books

The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook

Mastery of Your Anxiety and Panic

The OCD Workbook

Apps

Clients have recommend a variety of guided meditation and relaxation suggestions. We find that it is important to find the one that you like, so trying a few makes sense. Some that client use:

  1. ACT Coach app (free) - Offers basic audio-guided meditations and other useful guidance.

  2. Headspace (subscription): Variety of options of types of meditation to choose from.

  3. Multiple meditations, includes transcripts and some with loving-kindness content, free: https://www.uclahealth.org/marc/mindful-meditations

  4. Brief guided body-scan, free:

    https://ggia.berkeley.edu/practice/body_scan_meditation

  5. Extended body-scan (45 min), free:

    https://health.ucsd.edu/av/mindfulness/45MinBodyScan07mono.mp3

ADHD/Lack of Focus

There is some evidence that brain training can be helpful. There is a reputable company, Pearson, who offers a training program for ADHD, called “Cogmed.”

Some people have reported to us that they appreciate and feel that lumosity.com has been helpful for cognition. It offers brain training programs.

Other Miscellaneous

White noise machines: The ones we use are Marpac Dohms-DS All-Natural White Noise Sound Machine.

One of our most popular on our shelf: Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

Another popular book on our shelf: Zen for Cats by Henry Beard.


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Fee Schedule

  • $185, Initial Consultation (CPT 90791).  This is an extensive evaluation of your symptoms and history which lasts approximately 1 hour.

  • $142, Individual Psychotherapy, full session, CPT 90837. Length of about an hour.

  • $125, Individual psychotherapy, 3/4 session, CPT 90834. Length of 40 minutes.

  • $71, Individual Psychotherapy, 1/2 session, CPT 90832. Length of 20-30 minutes.

We accept the following forms of payment:

  • Check

  • Credit card

  • Cash in exact amounts. We are not able to make change.

Many of our clients use out-of-network benefits or pay out of pocket. This reflects clients’ decision that our services meet their needs in ways that available in-network providers may not. We do this as an intentional decision on how we choose to spend our time; we put extra time into our clients at a price point that makes high-quality care sustainable, rather than seeing high numbers of in-network clients with more insurance restrictions than we can handle well.We expect payment at the time of service unless other arrangements have been made prior to the session. Your prompt payment helps us to run smoothly and continue to provide a high-quality of service.