What happens during a complimentary phone consultation?
The primary focus of the phone consultation is to determine if I am a good fit for you. This is a great time to ask any questions that you may have.
Is anything we discuss confidential?
All sessions are private and confidential, with the exception that you are a danger to yourself, others, or if there is any child or elder abuse. To read more about confidentiality and sign our confidentiality agreement, click here for the Consent for Treatment form or see our Forms page.
What is psychotherapy?



Therapy is the process of learning about yourself in order to make changes in how you experience your life and interact with the world around us. This process involves stretching to see yourself and others more clearly and authentically in order to find more satisfaction. Therapy involves learning to recognize, tolerate, and respond to your emotional needs on an ongoing basis. If you have had difficult, painful, and/or traumatic experiences, therapy will involve working though and integrating these experiences. The relationship you have with your therapist is carefully structured to provide a safe space for you to explore who you are and how you view and relate to yourself and others.

A good therapist is trained to see, and help you to see, the patterns of feelings, thoughts, and behaviors that may be contributing to you feeling stuck or experiencing distressing symptoms. During session, your role will be to share openly and honestly about yourself, your experiences, and what you are thinking or feeling. Together we will begin to notice patterns and make connections that will help us make sense of the difficulties that led you to seek therapy. Your goals and your process of reaching them will be unique to you; we will work together to identify ways for you to grow towards your goals.




Do you prescribe psychiatric medication?
We are not psychiatrists, so we do not prescribe medication. However, we can refer you to the network of psychiatrists that we work with.
Why would I consider counseling or psychotherapy?


Individual Counseling and Psychotherapy is an investment in the self. It isn’t just for an earth-shattering moment of personal tragedy; it is a tool that embraces success, creates depth in your life, and can inspire those around you.

Individual Counseling and Psychotherapy can help:

  • Bring you one step closer to living an authentically happy life oriented towards your true needs, wants, and a better understanding and respect for your feelings
  • Improve your relationships through developing compassion, empathy, becoming a better listener and communicator
  • Enhance how you feel about yourself by helping you reclaim your personal power
  • Reenergize you through empowerment and becoming excited about your own growth
  • Liberate you from the past by ending patterns of self-sabotage and learning to take responsibility for your life instead of feeling stuck and helpless
  • Highlight and celebrate the abundance that your life has to offer
  • Awaken and restore our shared human drives toward understanding, connection, and transformation

Successful people embrace therapy.

Give yourself permission to give it a try, and please feel free to contact me to see if I align with you.





How long are appointments?

Individual therapy appointments are 45 minutes or 55 minutes depending upon your needs.  Group therapy sessions are 75 minutes.



How can I benefit from therapy?
Therapy not only provides a safe space, but also allows you to discover more about yourself and make meaningful change. If it is helpful, consider writing down a few things you might want to explore with your therapist or goals you’d like to reach.
How long does therapy typically last?
This question is unique to each individual and can be discussed during the initial consultation and at any point throughout the course of the work with your therapist. Many people continue therapy beyond their initial chief complaint and use the therapeutic space for exploration and growth.
Do you accept insurance?
Although we are not “in-network” providers, we offer out-of-network services. We do courtesy billing to insurance companies so that you don’t have to. This allows clients to not have to worry about the burden of filing claims. Being out-of-network providers also provides us with more privacy and confidentiality, while in-network providers are required to share more information with insurance companies, such as session notes. To submit your insurance information, click here or call 646.506.3832. If you are unfamiliar with some of these terms, please see our Glossary of Insurance Terms in the Billing and Insurance page.
How do I use my out-of-network benefits to pay for the therapy?

Many insurance companies provide out-of-network reimbursement for mental health services.  In addition to providing you with a monthly statement of services, I will gladly help you complete the necessary forms that you must submit to your insurance provider.

If you plan to use these benefits, I recommend that you contact your insurance company before our first appointment in order to determine your out-of-network mental health coverage, and to ask the following questions:

  • Do I have out-of-network mental health benefits?
  • What is my out-of-network deductible? Has my deductible been met for the year?
  • Once I reach my out-of-network deductible, what percentage of the fee will my insurance cover?
  • Is there a session limit that my insurance will pay for a 45-minute session (code 90834) or for a 60-minute session (code 90837)?
  • Do I need precertification in order to see an out-of-network provider?



The benefit of GHI is that the insurance company will pay a flat rate for sessions, which means that you know exactly what the rate will be for individual psychotherapy, $65. Other insurance companies are more ambiguous about rates and not as straightforward. We are not therapists in-network with GHI, however, we will work with GHI and submit all claims on your behalf. The benefit of working with a therapist in-network is that you typically only have to pay a copayment. Let’s look at an example of what you might pay if using GHI out-of-network benefits on psychotherapy:
Therapist and therapy clients who opt to use their out-of-network (OON) benefits often use a simple formula to make therapy more affordable for the client.
Balance Billing = Set Reimbursement Rates (paid by Insurance) + Balance of Usual and Customary Session Rate (paid by Client)
This is the allowed amount that the insurance will reimburse and the usual and customary rates or what the therapist may charge. The reimbursement rate is a fixed amount determined by the insurance company. Thus, there will likely be a difference between the reimbursement from the insurance company and the fee your therapist charges.
Many insurance plans have a deductible that the member must reach before the insurance begins reimbursement. For example, let’s say your insurance covers 50% for each psychotherapy session, but only after you reach a $1,000 annual deductible. If each session is $200, you would have to pay for 5 sessions ($200 per session x 5 sessions = $1,000). In this case, after reaching your deductible your insurance would reimburse $100 and you would be responsible for a $100 copay. Note that the deductible is reset annually, so your policy will roll over at the end of the policy year (i.e., Jan 1 – Dec 31 or July 1- June 30).
GHI has either a $200 individual or $500 family deductible, after which they reimburse $65 for session.

So, let’s say your therapist charges a reduced fee of $100 per session, you would be responsible for paying $35 a session (see reduced fee table above) after reaching your deductible.

If you are on an individual plan, you would pay $200, and then GHI would pay $65 thereafter.

If you are under a family plan, the family must collectively reach a certain amount, $500, in the case for GHI. So, if one or more members of the family pays for $500 worth of services, GHI will then begin reimbursement at a $65 rate per session.

The disadvantage of staying in-network is that it limits your options and many therapists don’t accept GHI. If you’d like to work with a therapist in-network with GHI, visit the Psychology Today website, which can filter therapists by insurance. Although you will likely pay a higher copay when using out-of-network benefits, it gives you more options to choose the therapist that you connect most to.
How frequent are appointments?

While many people begin therapy with weekly sessions. More frequent sessions can be scheduled based on the clients needs and treatment goals.



Do you offer phone or video chat sessions?
Yes, we offer phone or video sessions for clients that need it. For more information, see our Teletherapy page. Please consult with your therapist about availability and if you have any questions.
When are appointments available?


By appointment, I offer daytime and evening sessions.


After starting therapy, do therapy fees ever change?
Yes, there are circumstances where the fee for therapy can change. Some of these circumstances include, (1) when a client has established more financial stability, such as getting a better job, (2) clients who are under financial strain, due to recent unemployment for example, which would require a reduced fee, or (3) a change in or loss of insurance.
What are your fees and how can I pay them?
Depending on your therapist, the fee can range from as little as $95 to $275. We do courtesy billing and can either submit on your behalf or provide you the paperwork to file claims with your insurance. We accept ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa, Venmo, PayPal, and Chase QuickPay.
How do I schedule an appointment?

Feel free to contact me for a complimentary consultation by phone (646.798.8354) or email (logan@drloganjones.com).




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