Frequently Asked Questions About Counseling Services
How do I know if counseling is right for me?
Counseling is for everyday people who as individuals are looking to feel better, improve their quality of life and experience more fulfilling relationships with friends, family members, spouses and others.
What will the first session look like?
During our initial meeting, we will focus on your needs; what brought you in to counseling. You will have time to tell me about your current situation, any challenges and the changes you would like to see. We will collaborate to determine therapeutic goals for future sessions.
How long does a typical session last?
This will depend on your personal needs and preferences. Most sessions are 50 minutes long. However the counseling assessment will help us determine the level of care we will need to offer that will be the most beneficial to you.
I’m uncertain if counseling will help my particular situation, how do I decide?
Meeting with a counselor can benefit individuals or family units who feel stuck, uncertain, unhappy, frustrated, lost, confused, concerned, worried, pressured, or overwhelmed. If you feel unsure about entering counseling, please call us to briefly discuss your specific situation, to find out if we are the right place for you. In our experience counseling does help most people get through difficult or transitory periods in their life.
Do you accept insurance? How does insurance work?
Private Pay and Insurance
While Fundamental Foundations Counseling Center, PLLC is a private pay facility, we will gladly help you file your out-of-network insurance benefits. Please speak with our Clinical Director for assistance with this.
How long will I need to be in counseling?
The period of need for counseling can vary for each person and depends on your counseling goals. Some choose to come in for a few sessions to work on small goals or to prepare for a recent life transition. Others come in to work on deeper issues that may take longer to address.
I would like to meet with you to discuss my further needs. What is the next step?
Please contact us to set up your first session. Call (214)475-0345 or Visit the Contact page and fill out the form.