1What is therapy?
Therapy is speaking with a trained mental health professional to help you process and change thoughts, behaviors, patterns, and actions that no longer serve you., Therapy also explores stresses, goals, past experiences and other areas that can promote a happier and healthier life. It can help you come to grips with problems in your life. It can also offer an emotional release while being understood and supported.
2How long does therapy last?
Therapy can be both short term and long term depending on your individual situation. Therapy goals and treatment is reviewed regularly.
3How often is therapy?
Therapy is scheduled weekly or bi-weekly deepening on individual circumstances.
4How much do you charge?
Individual sessions are $87 per 50 minutes. Couples and family sessions are $102 per hour. Inquire to learn more.
5Do you offer sliding scale payments?
In certain situations, we do accept sliding scale payments. Please consult with us to discuss options.
6Do you accept my insurance?
We do not accept insurance. Insurance companies force clinicians to diagnose a mental health illness in order to be compensated. We do not believe everyone seeking therapy has a diagnosable mental health condition.
7How do I schedule an appointment?
You can schedule an appointment by contacting us via this website.
8Do you have availability in the (mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends)?
Availability various based on current client appointments. Please contact for availability.
9When’s the earliest date that I can see you for our first appointment?
Clients are typically scheduled within a week or two.
10What should I expect during our first session?
During the first session, the therapist will complete an assessment with you. This assessment can take 1-2 sessions, this will help you and your therapist identify treatment goals.
11Where is the office located?
AMR Mental Health Therapy is a virtual based platform only. We do not have a brick and mortar office. However, all sessions are face to face and in real time.
12 Do I have to be a resident of a certain state?
Yes, we are legally and ethically only able to provide therapy to clients in Nevada and California.
13Do you provide text or email therapy?
There are no phone sessions, app sessions, or text sessions. Therapy should be face to face and in real time, due to the nature of the work.
14Is virtual therapy as effective as in person therapy for the issues I am wishing to discuss?
Virtual therapy is proven effective for various mental health and life concerns. There are some conditions, such as active delusions, in which virtual therapy would not be appropriate for a client.
15How do I get the most out of therapy?
Therapy works best as a partnership. Tell your therapist your therapy goals and what changes you would like to make in your life. Be open to new ideas and behaviors, don’t quit because it gets hard. Therapy is hard, but it is also rewarding. Most importantly, be open and honest the real change comes from authentic sharing. Utilize what you learn from therapy in your life, it doesn’t work if you don’t try to implement change. Be patient with yourself, all change takes time.
16Is therapy confidential?
In most cases yes, your therapist will review this with you and it is provided in the consent form.