Take The First Step

Good for you!


You've decided to take the first step and start counseling. Now what? 

Once you have decided to work with a therapist you will need to make an initial contact and schedule an appointment. The initial appointment is called an 'Intake Session'.


At this initial appointment, you will be discussing the issues that are bringing you into counsling services. Typically, the time allotment for this first appointment is between 50 and 60 minutes, depending on your therapist and need. 


 If you are meeting online, you will want to make sure that you are logged in to Jituzu and click on the connect icon for your session. Currently we are only accepting TRICARE, KAISER and REGENCE insurances. It was a difficult decision, but we decided it was one that needed to make to support client confidentiality and quality of care. Any clients wanting to submit to insurances will be provided all needed information to do so to their insurances. We have partnered with Reimbursify to help streatmline all claims processes for clients! 


Session rates are $150/50 minute hour. We accept HRA, HSA, And all major Credit Cards for payment. 





It is important to BRING YOUR INSURANCE information if you are utilizing your insurance benefits and seeking reimbursal for services. This may be a card, copy of your insurance card, or online verifiation. Know that some insurances need an authorization for mental health services, such as KAISER and TRICARE so make sure that you call to verify:

  • Whether you need an authorization or not
  • The provider is on your panel for mental health services 
  • If you have a copay or co-insurance for mental health services.



Remember that your first appointment does not mean that you have to continue with that therapist. Just like relationships with other professionals, you have the freedom to choose. And to get all that you need out of therapy, you should be working with a provider that you feel you can connect with and build a solid rapport with. It won't hurt our feelings, we want the best out of services for you too!


Please fill out a contact form to connect with Teresa to consult or schedule an appointment today!



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11515 Burnham Drive

(Inside Harbor Life Chiropractic)
 Gig Harbor, WA   98332

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