What to Expect at Cactus Bloom Counseling
Taking your first step in healing can be hard and we are here to help make that easier for you. It is normal to be apprehensive of what to expect, especially if this is your first time in therapy. Therapy is a partnership that can take time to grow and build with your therapist, and that is okay. Some people come into therapy feeling like they don’t know where to start. We are here to guide you through the process. During your first session it is an opportunity to “get to know you.” We will collect more comprehensive information about what your past and present experiences have been so that we can create goals and design a path to the future that you want.
Keep in mind that therapy is a process that can take time and is not an instant fix. By attending sessions regularly and being dedicated to implementing skills/insights learned during your sessions you can achieve therapeutic goals more efficiently.
Does Cactus Bloom Counseling accept insurance?Certain providers at Cactus Bloom Counseling are currently paneled with United Health Care/Optum, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Aetna. Depending on which plan you have with your insurance company your co-pay or coinsurance will vary. We accept Cash, Check, Health Savings Accounts (HSA), Flexible Spending Accounts(FSA) , and all major credit cards. Full fees are due at each appointment. A Superbill can be provided for possible insurance reimbursement if requested. If you have insurance you may still choose to opt out of insurance and instead use the cash pay option.
What if I cannot make it to my scheduled appointment?Therapy is more effective when attended consistently and should be taken seriously. We understand that life does happen, and things do come up. Please cancel appointments with at least a 24-hour notice to avoid a cancellation fee. The late cancelation fee is non-refundable.
Do you fill out FMLA, service pets, or disability documentation for court?It is out of our scope of practice to provide paperwork in these areas. If you are looking for paperwork you may be referred to other service providers or refer to your medical provider for appropriate documentation.
Who can contact to schedule an appointment for me?If you are looking for services for a minor that is under 18 years old, the legal guardian may call to make an appointment for the minor. If you are ages 18 and over, only you can contact Cactus Bloom Counseling and make an appointment for yourself. A parent, friend or spouse may not call and schedule an appointment for you. We do not currently see people who have a court appointed guardian in adulthood as this would indicate a higher level of services are needed than can be provided.