Initial appointments typically involve a clinical interview and are approximately one hour to one hour and 15 minutes. I will gather a history from you and provide an initial diagnostic assessment, which may continue into the second session as well.
Therapy appointments are usually 45 minutes. I reserve a few one-hour slots as well; if you prefer a longer appointment we can discuss this option.
The length of therapy varies widely. As a guideline, I typically recommend 8 to 10 therapy sessions for short-term therapy. I prefer to see clients weekly for at least the first 4 sessions for continuity. Many clients will phase into bimonthly sessions after progress has been made. Some clients chose to continue in therapy on a longer term basis. I am flexible and can provide services according to your needs.