FAQ: treatment in the Center for Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy
About Our Office
The Center specializes in treating OCD, and provides expert therapy for a myriad of other diagnoses and life challenges. We are always accepting new patients. We offer early morning and evening hours during weekdays and can accommodate most schedules. We do have the option for Zoom/Skype video conferencing sessions. Dr. Phillipson and the staff work with patients from across the country and around the world.
Do we accept insurance?
The Center does not accept any insurance, but if you do have out of network coverage through your insurance, you may be eligible to receive reimbursement. You would need to contact your insurance company to find out about this. Invoices for insurance reimbursement can be made upon request.
I am interested in treatment with Dr. Phillipson. How do I go about this?
If you are interested in seeing Dr. Phillipson, his fees are $450 per session, and each session is 45 minutes long. It would be mandatory for the success of your treatment that you partake in meetings with him on a weekly basis. Dr. Phillipson can also provide a one time consultation as well. These one time consultations are usually for the purposes of receiving a second opinion, clarifying a diagnostic category or simply vetting his expertise for yourself or a loved one.
It is a requirement for you to provide us with your credit/debit card information along with intake paperwork within 48 hours prior to your first session.
At this time, Dr. Phillipson’s schedule is full. However, we can place you on a waitlist when a potential session opens up.
If you would like to be placed on Dr. Phillipson’s waitlist, please fill out the information below and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. After we receive said information, we will place you on the waitlist and update you when a session opens.
- Full name:
- Phone Number:
- Weekly Availability in EDT:
- Virtual / In person sessions?
-Are you looking for a one-time consultation or weekly sessions?
I am interested in treatment with one of the therapists on staff. How do I go about this?
You should also know that we have approximately 16 staff members who are highly qualified, extensively trained and practice the same methods as Dr. Phillipson in regards to treatment. The staff have fees that range from $50 - $300 based on the level of experience. If you choose this option, please budget for mandatory weekly appointments. If you are interested in seeing one of the other therapists here, please provide us with a fee that you are comfortable paying for weekly therapy sessions, your phone number and your availability with specific days and times. We will also need to know which state, timezone and /or country you reside in. Kindly send this information along with the inquiry to email@example.com
After you send us said information, we will pass it along to Dr. Phillipson, our Clinical Director, and he will then match you with a therapist that will work best for you. Then, the therapist you got referred to is going to reach out to you via email within two business days. Please note that you can request a 10-minute phone call free of charge from your therapist, so you can ask all the questions you might have about the treatment.
Can we provide a referral in other locations?
In regards to providing referrals in other locations, please be aware that Dr. Phillipson can not account for other professionals expertise or training. For this reason Dr. Phillipson cannot suggest names of other treatment providers. The Center offers long distance video options for patients in areas where experts are not located within a reasonable travel distance.
I would like to enroll in group therapy
The Center also provides group therapy for its patients. To become a patient in our group therapy you must either be a patient at the Center, or receive an initial screening to see if you are a good fit for the groups. The initial screening fee is $200. The fee for each group session varies from $45-50. If you'd like to enroll in group therapy, please forward your enquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org