Never has Cyrano De Bergerac been a more central figure in our romantic lives (and therapy sessions) as he is now. Single women and men alike, in attempts to understand their uncoupled status, relationship histories and/or predict the direction of a new courtship, frequently offer for analysis excerpts or an entire discourse from their e-mail […]
Survey: Parity Laws and Mental Health Coverage
Dear Mental Health Care Provider: Preliminary survey results reveal systematic denials of mental health care claims deeming treatment not “medically necessary”. Please complete this 12 question survey (and forward to colleagues) so that together, we can help ensure our patients’ and clients’ access to mental health care. Parity For Mental Health Care (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ParityforMentalHealthCare). Instead of […]
Who is listening to your therapy session?
That depends on your insurance company. I’m apparently in the minority of those who steadfastly refuse to have clinical discussions with an insurance representative recorded. Perhaps my aversion is attributable to having been a lawyer or, more likely, to my commitment to protecting patient confidentiality. In an era where so much of what we […]