FAQs

What are your rates?

Initial Assessment $170-$200
1 hr sessions $140-$170

What forms of payment are accepted?

We accept personal checks, credit card, and FSA/HSA cards. Clients are provided with superbills for each session, which may be used to submit to insurance companies that are out of network. As a courtesy, we do submit claims to insurance plans that we currently are in-network with. Current in-network plans include;

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue CHOICE
  • BCBS IL HMO (IL Healthpartners/ DMG/ Edward-Elmhurst)

What are your office hours?

Office hours vary by location. Appointments are offered during the day, evening, and weekends. It is important to us to do our best to accommodate our clients’ busy schedules.

Do you offer telehealth or web-based counseling?

To best support our clients, we do offer sessions via a HIPAA-compliant telehealth platform called VSee. We find VSee to be especially useful and clinically appropriate for many clients. Some clients we use telehealth sessions for, includes;

  • Early postpartum moms
  • College students
  • Professionals traveling for work
  • Clients with anxiety benefiting from exposure work in-vivo
  • Meal support

Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend a session, please make sure you cancel at least 24 hours beforehand. Otherwise, you will be charged for the full rate of the session.

I’ve never talked to anyone. I’m used to handling things on my own. Aren’t people who go to therapy weak?

Not at all. People who ask for help know when they need it and have the courage to reach out. Everyone needs help now and then. In our work together, we’ll help you explore and identify your strengths and how to implement them to reduce the influence of the problems you are facing.

What’s the difference between talking to you or my best friend or family?

The difference is between someone who can do something, and someone who has the training and experience to do that same thing professionally. A mental health professional can help you approach your situation in a new way– teach you new skills, gain different perspectives, listen to you without judgment or expectations, and help you listen to yourself. Furthermore, counseling is completely confidential. You won’t have to worry about others “knowing my business.”

Why shouldn’t I just take medication?

Medication can be effective but it alone cannot solve all issues. Sometimes medication is needed in conjunction with counseling. Our work together is designed to explore and unpack the problems you are experiencing and expand on your strengths that can help you accomplish your personal goals.

How does it work? What do I have to do in sessions?

Because each person has different issues and goals for counseling, it will be different depending on the individual. I tailor my therapeutic approach to your specific needs.

How long will it take?

Unfortunately, this is not possible to say in a general FAQs page. Everyone’s circumstances are unique to them and the length of time counseling can take to allow you to accomplish your goals depends on your desire for personal development, your commitment, and the factors that are driving you to seek counseling in the first place.

I want to get the most out of therapy. What can I do to help?

We are so glad you are dedicated to getting the most out of your sessions. Your active participation and dedication will be crucial to your success.

Any Other Questions

Please contact us for any additional questions you may have. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Chicago- Lakeview/Lincoln Park Location:
2835 N. Sheffield Ave, Suite 304, Chicago, IL 60657

Lombard Location:
477 E. Butterfield Rd, Suite 202, Lombard, IL 60148

Aurora location:
436 N. Lake St #2E Aurora, IL 60506

Info@bricolagewellness.com
(630) 866-5666

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