Frequently Asked Questions

Appointments

Regular office hours are Wednesdays (afternoon and evening) and Thursdays (afternoon, and evening) and Fridays (morning and afternoon).  Individual sessions are usually 45-60 minutes in length, once a week.  Some sessions may be longer and/or more or less frequent and duration of therapy varies with each client and situation. 

 

To inquiries an/or to schedule an initial appointment, call 703-939-1625 or e-mail emmausccs@gmail.com. 

 

Clients are asked to call as soon as they know that they will be missing an appointment.  A full 45 minute session will be charged to the client for missed appointments without a 24 hour notice.  A missed or cancelled appointment without a 24 hour notice is the responsibility of the client and is not covered by insurance. 

Fees

Payment for counseling services is due at each session.  Check and cash are accepted.

 

  • Initial Evaluation Session (75 minutes) $170

  • Individual Session (45 minutes) $120

  • Individual and Couples/Family Session (60 minutes) $150

  • Individual and Couples/Family Session (75 minutes) $170

  • Individual and Couples/Family Session (90 minutes) $220

 

I am considered an out-of-network provider.  Contact your health plan to inquire about your out-of-network benefits.  Statements to submit to your insurance company or flexible spending account for reimbursement are available upon request.

Confidentiality

In general, the law protects the privacy of all communications between a client and a therapist, and I can release information only with written permission from the client.  But there are a few exceptions including, but not limited to the situations described below.

 

There are some instances in which I am legally obligated to take action to protect others from harm, even if I have to reveal some information about a client’s treatment.  For example, I must file a report with the appropriate state agency if I believe a child, elderly person, person with disability is being abused.

 

If I believe that a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person, I am required to take protective actions.  These actions may include notifying the potential victim, contacting the police, or seeking hospitalization for the client.  If the client threatens to harm him or herself, I may be obligated to seek hospitalization for him or her or contact family members or others who can help provide protection.  I will make every effort to fully discuss it with the client before taking any action.

Emergencies

In the event of a psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.  If you leave a voicemail during my office hours, I will return your call as soon as possible. 

Office Location
  • Located in the SugarOak Office Retreat complex

  • Off of Elden Street and adjacent to Fairfax County Parkway

  • 5 minutes from Reston Town Center

  • 15 minutes from Tysons Corner, Mclean

  • 15 minutes from South Riding

  • 30 minutes from Springfield

  • 30 minutes from Leesburg

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If your situation requires immediate attention, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. 

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