Frequently Asked Questions

 

What types of clients do you typically work with?

I work with children, adolescents, and couples and adults in both short and long term therapy.

What is Telehealth?

Under California law, "Telehealth" is the delivery of health care services using information and communication technologies to consult, diagnose, treat, or educate a patient while the patient is at an “originating site” and the health care provider is at a “distant site.” The “originating site" is the site where a patient is located at the time health care services are provided through a telecommunications system.

Do you provide psychotherapy in other languages?

I provide psychotherapy in English only.

What will the therapy process consist of?

The therapy treatment process includes areas of ongoing assessment and clinical evaluation, treatment planning where goals are established, and the therapeutic work. I tailor my clinical work to each individual or treatment unit, including careful understanding of your presenting difficulties, your values, culture. With children, my clinical work includes their developmental stage and age and utilize play therapy strategies.

Is what I say not shared with others?

Patient confidences are not disclosed to anyone except as mandated by law, as permitted by law, if therapist is a defendant in a civil, criminal or disciplinary action arising from therapy, or if there is an authorization previously obtained in writing.

What is your cancellation policy?

I request that you contact me at (408) 691-2963 if you need to cancel your appointment within 48 hours of your reserved session time.