Frequently Asked Questions

Graphic list bullet How often will we meet?

Typically I begin by seeing people on a weekly basis but this is something we can negotiate based on your needs.

Graphic list bullet What will be the duration of therapy?

Though this is a very reasonable question, it is usually impossible to answer this question at the beginning of therapy. I have seen many people just a few times and others for several years. Much of this will be determined by what you want to take away from the experience.

Graphic list bullet Will there be homework?

I often give homework assignments when I believe it will enrich the work we are doing together and help you move toward your goals more quickly.

Graphic list bullet What is the role of medication in therapy?

I am not licensed to prescribe medication. If during the course of therapy we determine that this might be an option worthy of further consideration, I would be happy to refer you for a consultation.

Graphic list bullet How can I best refer someone else to you or convince someone to come in with me?

This is a very delicate matter, and I would be happy to discuss the specifics of your situation with you over the phone or by e-mail. Together we can identify the most sensitive and effective way to do this.

Graphic list bullet What should I do if I have further questions?

Call or e-mail me at (804) 677-7721 or


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