WHEN CAN A LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR BE HELPFUL?
Even the most competent person sometimes needs help when life experiences become complicated and seem overwhelming. Therapy with a skilled LPC can help people during stressful times, as well as with long-term concerns. This process begins with the establishment of a caring, trusting relationship between counselor and client. A plan of action is developed mutually to guide the course of treatment.
About fees: Many private healthcare insurers and managed care plans cover services provided by LPCS. Coverage differs according to the terms of each plan. State law requires that insurance companies licensed in Virginia reimburse LPCs for services they are qualified to provide. Some self-insured companies, out of state companies ancf some federal programs may not reimburse LPCS. Fees for treatment by LPCs are generally comparable to those of other mental healthcare providers in your area. Nearly 75% of clients seen bv LPCs are treated in twenty sessions or less.