Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How much does counseling cost?
A. Our standard fees are:
- Mental Health Assessment: $225
- Behavioral Health Counseling (45-60 min): $100
- Pharmacological Management (60 min): $225
- Pharmacological Management (15 min): $65
- Psycological Testing (per hour): $100
During your first visit, you may discuss fees and an agreeable payment
You are responsible for your co-pay at the time of service.
We accept most insurance as well as Medicaid and Medicare.
Q. How long does counseling take?
A. Counseling sessions are 45-60 minutes in length. The actual number of
sessions depends on you. During your first session, your clinician will gather
information to assess your condition and formulate a diagnosis. Within the
first month of counseling, you and your clinician will develop a treatment
plan that will list your personal goals for improvement. You and your
clinician will then review, and possibly revise, your treatment plan on an
ongoing basis according to your needs.
Q. If my child is the client, do I need to be there?
A. Any minor child (under age 18) must be accompanied by an adult for the first
visit. Afterwards, you and your clinician will discuss the need for your
presence in future sessions.
Q. What about confidentiality?
A. Your privacy is of utmost importance to us. All information you give us will
be kept in strictest confidence. CCS will not convey to a person outside the
agency that a client attends or receives services from CCS, or disclose any
information identifying a client unless you give us permission in writing. The
exceptions include disclosure mandated by a court order or the disclosure is
made to medical personnel in a medical emergency. Federal law and
regulations do not protect any information about suspected child abuse or
neglect from being reported under state law to appropriate state or local
authorities. Also, we are mandated to report a threat of suicide or a threat to
Q. How do I make an appointment?
Appointments may be arranged by calling Churchill during business hours,
usually Monday - Thursday, from 8am-6pm, or Friday from 8am-12pm.
Every effort will be made to provide the earliest possible time convenient for
you. When you call to make your first appointment, please have your
insurance information available, as well as the client's information (as in the
case of a minor).