eugene therapists

Therapy and Counseling Services

Services


Individual Counseling and Therapy
My primary focus is on working with individuals. Rather than trying to change or fix you, I empower and facilitate you in increasing your self-awareness. The better choices you subsequently make create meaningful and lasting change in the direction you want. Life is largely about relationships, and your relationship with yourself, in all its facets and levels, determines how you relate to the rest of the world.

Couples and Marriage Counseling (click here for more information)
I work with couples of all orientations, including married, domestic partners, same-sex relationships, bi-racial partnerships - essentially, all forms of committed relationships. I provide a setting in which both partners can safely explore the relationship, better understand the difficulties, and create a desired change. I facilitate a couple’s discussion of sensitive topics without increasing their defensiveness or need to attack. I help a couple to clarify and improve communication skills as a way of resolving past hurts and moving forward.

Location
My office is located in a newly remodeled historic house near downtown Eugene, situated between the University of Oregon, Sacred Heart Medical Center and Willamette Street.

Hours
I typically am available to see clients Monday through Thursday from noon to 5pm.

Fee
My standard rate is $90 per 55-minute therapy session for individuals and couples. In certain limited cases, I offer a reduced sliding scale fee. Payment is due at the time of session. I accept checks and cash.

Insurance Reimbursement
I am happy to assist you in utilizing your insurance to pay for your counseling. I typically submit your health insurance claim directly to the insurance carrier. You typically pay a co-insurance percentage or office visit after any deductible is met.

I participate in several managed care plans, HMO’s and PPO’s. As a limited example, I am a preferred provider for Pacific Source, ODS, Humana and Aetna insurance plans. I am able to bill for plans for which I am an out-of-network provider.

Insurance plans often change and insurance carriers offer multiple plans, so it's important that you verify your benefits directly with your insurer. I prefer to do the same on my end, and it is often good for us to compare notes before we begin counseling. When you speak with your insurer, some of the important things to ask about might include:

  • Does your health insurance plan cover mental health benefits?

  • What is your yearly deductible and has any of it been met yet?

  • What percentage of the fee does your plan cover per therapy session for an out-of-network provider vs. a participating provider? Also, do the deductibles differ for an IN vs. an OUT of network provider?



I know that we all need help in critical times.
Reaching out for support and guidance is a sign of strength.


Contact me at (541) 343-1937 ext 10, or via email. I would be happy to speak with you about what you are looking to address.
Office located downtown Eugene, Oregon. Serving the greater Eugene area, including Springfield, Marcola, Creswell, Cottage Grove, Veneta, Coburg, Junction City, Harrisburg and Lane County.