Reduced Fee Policy
Reduced fees are offered for those who are interested in receiving mental health counseling services, assessed as appropriate for the level of care available through our practice, and who meet the income and asset qualifications.
Income qualifications are based on the current Federal Poverty Guidelines, which may be found here.
Connection Is, LLC's standard, hourly fee for mental health counseling is $160 per hour.
A 25% discount is offered to any client paying in full at the time of session or immediately prior (as for telehealth) by check or credit card, for a total of $120 per hour.
Those with income between 200%-300% of the income guidelines for their household as determined by the Federal Poverty Guidelines website, with liquid assets of less than $10,000 (or extenuating circumstances) will be offered a 53% discount or a rate of $75 per hour.
Those with income less than 200% of the income guidelines for their household as determined by the Federal Poverty Guidelines website, with liquid assets of less than $10,000 (or extenuating circumstances) will be offered a 63% discount or a rate of $60 per hour.
Special Rates for Former Clients
During this time of Covid-19, former clients experiencing economic hardship may be offered a 75% discount or a rate of $40 per hour or an 88% discount or a rate of $20 per hour, depending on circumstances. Please reach out by email or phone.
Former clients will be assessed as to appropriateness for the level of care Connection Is, LLC provides according to the same criteria as new clients, and these steeply reduced rates will be based on schedule availability.
Recertification for all reduced fee agreements will be required every six months.
If you would like to apply for a reduced fee, you may download the application here. Please schedule a consultation phone or telehealth call first, then submit completed application through email, including copies of backup documents.
Connection Is, LLC does not accept payment from third parties, with the exception of health insurance companies.