Frequently asked questions

What services are offered through the Connection Clinic?

Psychotherapy (Talk therapy and EMDR) Yoga Psychotherapy School Based Mental Health Support

What is psychotherapy?

Psychotherapy is a way of treating mental, emotional and psychological difficulties without using medication. Psychotherapy is collaborative endeavor between therapist and client and involves, talking, thinking and processing to achieve a desired result. Specific strategies will be used, to help you come to your own conclusions with therapist guidance and support. EMDR is a psychotherapeutic approach.

What is Yoga Psychotherapy?

Yoga Therapy is the application of Yoga principles and philosophies applied to individuals to achieve a particular psychological, emotional, physical or spiritual goal. Yoga can be used alongside psychotherapy for complete mind-body-soul healing. This approach is useful in cultivating a positive relationship with self, managing emotions, self soothing and discovery!

How often and how long will I need to be in therapy?

We provide both short term and long term therapy. Together we will decide what length of time is best for you based on your goals and current needs.

Can I use my health insurance for services?

Yes, if your insurance allows reimbursement for out-of-network providers. You will need to pay the fees up front and the insurance company will send you a reimbursement for what is paid. We will complete insurance documents and correspond with companies for this matter, free of charge.

How much will therapy cost me?

Service fees are determined by the type of service you are receiving. Please check out the services page for more info on specific fees. A limited number of sliding scale appointments are available, please inquire if you are interested.

What if I can't make a scheduled appointment?

Contact your therapist as soon as you realize that you will not be able to meet. Cancellations must be made within 24 hours to avoid penalty unless we both agree that you were unable to attend due to circumstances beyond your control. Penalties include full payment for the session missed. Insurance companies will not reimburse the fees for missed appointments, and in such cases it will be the full responsibility of the client to submit payment.

How can EMDR help? What if I don't have major trauma?

EMDR isn't only used for significant or complex traumas. It helps address negative thinking patterns that are created from difficult memories and everyday situations. We can talk more about how this can help you. Read more about EMDR here.