Family Counseling – First Session (80-90 minutes) ….. $150 Family Counseling – Regular Session (80-90 minutes) ….. $125
Emergency Counseling Sessions For emergency and crisis situations, we can arrange marathon sessions several times per week for $150 per session (50+ minutes)
Extended Counseling Sessions In the case of extraordinary difficult cases or in cases where the client(s) live a distance out of Charleston, we can arrange for intensive counseling time of 3-4 hours in the evenings or on weekends for $400.
Co-Parent Coaching Sessions are usually scheduled for 90 minutes at the rate of $150 per sessions. The fees are usually shared equally between the parents unless other arrangements are made at the start of the coaching process. Please note that each parent must contact Ms. Wheeler directly to arrange an individual appointment prior to the commencing of the conjoint coaching sessions. The cost for the individual sessions will be $125 for each individual, to be paid by each individual unless other arrangements are made.
Parent Coordination Parent Coordination fees are $170 per session. Most of the time, sessions are set up for 90 minutes. You will be requested to put a retainer on deposit, usually $1,000 per couple. We can arrange for correspondence by email. If it takes longer that 15 minutes, or if correspondence is needed more than twice per week, you will be charged $25.
Mediation We charge $175 per hour which is usually split between the parties, or as otherwise agreed or mandated.
Court Appearances We charge $200 per hour (plus travel time) for court appearances, payable by the party who subpoenas me.
Affidavits For writing affidavits, the charge is a minimum of $175, payable prior to the delivery of the affidavit.
Email Communication We can arrange for correspondence by email. If it takes longer that 15 minutes, or if correspondence is needed more than twice per week, you will be charged $25. Please note that charges for email communication is NOT billable to insurance companies.
Phone Communication We can arrange for phone therapy after hours or between sessions for $25. Please note that charges for phone communication is NOT billable to insurance companies.
Supervision of Students & LPC/Is Supervision fees, $60.00 per hour for individual sessions; $20.00 per hour for group sessions; $100.00 per day for all-day group supervision sessions
Payment & Insurance Information
Payment Options: Cash, check, Visa, MasterCard.
Please call us for information regarding whether we accept your insurance. If in doubt of your insurance company, call your particular insurance company.
Some accepted insurance companies include: Blue Cross/Blue Shield Tricare Cigna Healthcare Aetna Magella Several Employee Assistance Plans (EAP) Medicaid
Co-Pays & Deductibles You will be responsible for any deductibles, co-payments, or other expenses not covered by your insurance company at the time of the visit. If a claim is denied, please understand that you will be responsible for paying the "customary and prevailing charge" for all services rendered.
Missed Appointments If you do not call and do not show up for a scheduled appointment, you are subject to paying a $20.00 missed session charge. Please note that charges for missed appointments are NOT billable to insurance companies.
Returned Checks There will be a $25.00 charge in the case of a returned check. Please understand that there will be no further appointments scheduled until the check is re-payed by cash or credit card for the amount of the check plus the $25.00 charge.