Frequently Asked Questions
How Do I Make an Appointment?
Call our office 650-461-9026, use our online form, or request an appointment online. One of our friendly administrative staff will talk with you about the main reasons you are seeking counseling and connect you with the best therapist given your needs. An initial appointment will usually be scheduled within a few days. We also are happy to offer a free 15 minute phone consultation.
What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)?
What Hours Are You Available for Appointments?
How Long Will It Take to Feel Better?
What Form of Payment Do You Accept? Do You Take Insurance?
We accept credit cards, checks, or cash. Our fees are consistent with professional therapists in the area who specialize in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. We are out of network for insurance plans (as are most specialized CBT therapists), but our staff is happy to help you understand any out of network benefits you may have and how you may be able to get reimbursed a portion of your therapy fees.
Can Anxiety Really Be Successfully Treated?
What Sets Palo Alto Therapy Apart?
What Kinds of Problems Does Palo Alto Therapy Help With?
What Ages Do You Work With?
We work with children ages 3 and up, teenagers, and adults of all ages. We provide individual counseling, group therapy, family therapy, as well as couples therapy.
What Is the Benefit of Palo Alto Therapy's Group Practice?
By having a full team of well-trained therapists on staff we are able to connect you with the one that is most appropriate for your particular problem. We regularly work as a team and consult with one another to ensure that our clients are getting the benefit of multiple therapists while only directly working with one. If needed and/or requested you have the ability to work with a different therapist without having to find an entirely new counseling center. All of our therapists are dedicated to providing the highest level of therapy and to using evidence-based techniques and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
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Highlights of What You’ll Receive
Ebook Enhancing Your Mental Health: Complimenting Medication Or Replacing It
- Learn how CBT may do more than compliment medication; it may even replace it
- Discover the difference between positive thinking and accurate thinking
- Find help for OCD, anxiety, panic attacks, teen anxiety and social anxiety
- Learn how to get the most out of counseling sessions