Why should I invest time and money in psychotherapy when I can confide in my loved ones for free?

That is a great question and one that is commonly asked. While it's understandable to question the need for psychotherapy when you have a support network of friends and family, there are several compelling reasons why investing in psychotherapy can be invaluable:

1. Objective Perspective: While friends and family care about you deeply, they may not always offer an objective viewpoint. Therapists provide a neutral, unbiased perspective, free from personal biases or vested interests. This objectivity can facilitate deeper self-awareness and a clearer understanding of your challenges.

2. Evidence and experience-based guidance: We offer informed guidance as professionals with extensive training in understanding human behavior, emotions, and psychological dynamics. Additionally, our personal life experiences, along with specialized knowledge, enrich our ability to provide insights and interventions that surpass typical advice from loved ones.

3. Confidentiality and Privacy: Let's face it, you cannot tell everyone everything. Not everyone is a safe space. Unlike conversations with friends or family, psychotherapy sessions are strictly confidential. This confidentiality creates a safe space where you can openly explore sensitive issues without fear of judgment or breaches of privacy.

Do I have to use my insurance for mental health services?

No, you are not required to use your insurance for mental health services. While insurance can help cover the costs of therapy, it's ultimately your choice whether or not to utilize it. Some people prefer to pay out-of-pocket to maintain privacy and avoid involving insurance companies in their mental health care. 

Additionally, using insurance may come with limitations such as session caps, required diagnoses, or restrictions on the types of therapy covered. Before making a decision, it's advisable to consider your financial situation, insurance coverage, and personal preferences. 

Ultimately, the most important factor is finding a therapist who is the right fit for you and who can help you achieve your mental health goals, whether or not you choose to use insurance.

Good Faith Estimate

You have the right to receive a Good Faith Estimate (GFE) for the total expected cost of any mental health services you seek, including therapy sessions and related treatments. This estimate will be provided to you by Newton Behavioral Health and Wellness, P.L.L.C, as your licensed mental health professional.

Your GFE will include the following information:

The estimated cost of each therapy session, including any initial assessments or evaluations.

  • The anticipated frequency and duration of therapy sessions.
  • Any additional services or treatments recommended as part of your therapy plan.
  • The total expected cost for the entire course of treatment, including any potential out-of-pocket expenses.

Please note that the actual costs may vary depending on factors such as the complexity of your condition, the specific services provided, and your insurance coverage, if applicable.

If you have insurance, Newton Behavioral Health and Wellness, P.L.L.C will submit a claim on your behalf and provide you with an explanation of benefits (EOB) detailing the coverage and any out-of-pocket expenses you may be responsible for.

If you have any questions or concerns about your Good Faith Estimate or the cost of your mental health services, please don't hesitate to contact us for clarification.










Take the First Step Towards Well-Being

Ready to invest in your mental health and embark on a path of growth and resilience? Let's work together to prioritize your well-being and empower you to navigate life's challenges with confidence.

Note: Treatment is tailored specifically to your needs. As a starting point. in some cases, we will utitlized Cognitive Behavioral Thearpy (CBT) strategies to start our work together for a minimum of 8 sessions. Most clients see gradual improvement of their symptoms within a month and consistent improvement thereafter with coping strategies implementation.