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  • What are the session fees?
    Makini Counseling, PLLC accept the following insurance providers: Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna/Cigna EAP, Cigna Scott and White, Optum/United EAP, United Healthcare, Friday Health Plans, Oscar, Apostrophe, United All Savers, United Oxford, and United UMR. If you do not have insurance, here are the self-pay rates: Crystal Jackson's the self-pay rate is $120 per session for individual counseling and $150 for couples counseling. Toria Johnson's self pay rate is $60 for individual and $80 for couples counseling. Christina Eyeson's self pay rate is $60 for individual and $80 for couples counseling. Methods of payment include all major credit cards, and FSA/HSA cards. Under the No Surprises Act, you have a right to receive a good faith estimate of what your services may cost.
  • What is the therapeutic approach utilized in sessions?
    Coginitve Behavioral Therapy (CBT). The mind can create cognitive distortions, inaccurate thoughts that produce negative emotions. Challenging those negative thoughts at their onset is the best line of defense to keep you from reinforcing the negative thought pattern. EMDR. For clients that have experienced trauma, our counselors use Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy helps activate previously unprocessed memories and integrate the information. EMDR treatment provides relief from emotional and mental distress, helps adjust and redefine beliefs, and leads to a relaxed and calmer mind and body. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). This therapy is useful in treating mood disorders as well as those who experience suicidal thoughts. DBT helps to change behavioral patterns and promotes emotional regulation.
  • What can I expect during my first appointment?
    Your initial session will consist of your therapist learning about who you are. They will gather information to learn more about your reasons for seeking treatment, your background, and your goals for therapy. Your therapist will share with you their approach to treatment and expectations for sessions. Together, you and your counselor will determine the best treatment plan to meet your goals.
  • What is the No Surprises Act?
    The No Surprise Act is a law that was signed in January 2022 that states you have the right to receive a good faith estimate of what your services may cost.
  • Do you offer in person or virtual sessions?
    Both! We utilize HIPAA compliant software to conduct online sessions if you would like to meet virtually. We also have a warm and comfy couch to provide a more therapeutic vibe.
  • How long are the appointments and how often should I come?
    Appointments are approximately 50 minutes long. Most clients initially benefit from sessions once a week. Based on progress, your sessions can transition to every other week and so forth. Since each client is unique and has different goals, the frequency varies.


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