Psychotherapy is a contained relationship that is meant to help you explore your connection to yourself, to others, and to the world around you. This process can help you to shift behavior, work through challenges, improve your relationships, establish healthy coping skills, and build towards mental, emotional, and relational health. This is a collaborative process that involves creating goals, making decisions, and finding attainable solutions with a licensed mental health professional. Participating in psychotherapy can help you find clarity, understanding, perspective, and a sense of self in the midst of your unique challenges. The goal is to help you to improve your mental, emotional, and relational health and to heal wounding in these areas with the support of a trained clinician.
Serendipity Psychotherapy is a private pay practice. All services are charged out of pocket at the time of session and cannot be billed for through insurance. While we are not paneled with insurance companies, we can offer you a receipt of your services, which can be turned in to your insurance provider for reimbursement. Please double check that your insurance accepts superbills for behavioral health reimbursement before you elect this option for your care.
Acceptable forms of payment include cash, card, check, or HSA cards that can be charged as credit/debit cards. Serendipity Psychotherapy uses an encrypted Electronic Medical Record system that can store your payment information with security. Typically, folks pay for services by filling out a credit/debit card form that gets charged for services at the end of each appointment, when payment is due. While an authorized card must be kept on file, payment for session through cash or check is also acceptable.
Yes, faithful integration can certainly be part of the process of therapy. Because licensed clinicians are held to an ethical code, all faithful and spiritual integration must be consented to by the client and is generally woven into session as a resource. It is beyond the scope of practice of your therapist to offer faithful advice, suggestions, interpretations, or guidance, and such needs will be referred to your spiritual leader.
Yes, we offer EMDR therapy! EMDR is a powerful treatment approach that creates the conditions for your brain to heal in its own natural, adaptive ways. The goal is to reprocess information that has been stored in the brain and body in ways that are no longer helpful for your current context, whether that may be in regards to trauma, phobias, depression, anxiety, or other challenges. Contact us for a free consultation!
If you have been feeling down, conflicted, hopeless, anxious, or depressed, seeking support through therapeutic services may lead you towards relief. Asking for support can often be overwhelming, but reaching out is worth the risk if it means that you can start the journey towards feeling better. Contact us for a free consultation!
Counselors and therapists often provide a very similar form of treatment; however, they may have different ways of approaching therapeutic intervention or conceptualizing treatment. Essentially, the difference comes down to specific training and technical approach. Marital and Family Therapists (MFT's) are trained in a system's approach, which means that they take into account the client's broader systems of influence (environment, family, culture, SES, trauma, etc.) with regards to how they think about treatment. Learn more about how Serendipity Psychotherapy approaches the treatment process here!
Supervised Private Practice (SPP) is a private therapy practice that is solely owned by an associate licensee and is clinically supervised by a AZBBHE-approved clinical supervisor. In the state of Arizona, mental health providers have two tiers of licensure: associate and independent. Associate licensees are master-level clinicians who are in the process of earning experience and supervision towards independent licensure. This differs by state and discipline of licensure, but it often settles at a requirement of approximately 3,200 hours before an associate can be fully licensed. In Arizona, associate-level therapists can have their own practice, contingent upon following strict guidance and accountability by the Board of Behavioral Health. These guidelines include watchful accountability by the board and clinical supervisor, as well as submissions of supervision and experience to the board every six months. Associates in SPP must meet tighter requirements for clinical practice and are required to have individualized supervision. Overall, associates in SPP have more support, accountability, and guidance towards providing clinically sound care to each of their clients. To learn more about SPP, please click AZBBHE website.