How to Get the Help You Need on ANY BudgetThis will Maximize Your Budget for Therapy (And, More Importantly, Your Benefits FROM Therapy)
Work Outside of Your Sessions
Weekly therapy is only one hour out of 168 hours in the week, or 0.6% of your week. If that’s all you’re investing in overcoming your challenges, therapy will take longer and cost more.
Compare the Cost of Not Doing Therapy
Are your challenges causing you to miss work, home, or family duties? Will not facing your challenges make divorce more likely? What are these things worth?
Use Your Insurance
Even if you have to go out of network, insurance will usually cover most of the cost of therapy if it can be deemed “medically necessary.”
Use Your HSA
If you have a Health Savings Account or Health Spending Account, you can use it to pay for therapy even if your therapy is not medically necessary.
Meet Less Frequently
Meeting every other week costs half as much as meeting weekly. Meeting monthly or every four weeks costs
See a Newer Clinician
Interns and Provisionally Licensed clinicians tend to have lower fees.
Apply for a Scholarship
A scholarship is money set aside within a group practice or by an individual clinician. It is not a sliding scale. When there is money in the scholarship fund, it’s one more way Clinicians serve the community. Check out our scholarship policy here.
Challenges We Help With
Try Our Free Resources
We offer these resources to the community for free. No email or identifying information is required to access these tools that can help you overcome your challenges.
Please help us to help as many people as possible by donating below.
If you want, you can specify which fund you would like to donate to.
The General Fund is allocated at the board's discretion, on a monthly basis.
The Scholarship Fund helps pay for therapy for uninsured people who cannot afford therapy.
The Strategic Plan fund helps us expand our service capacity and publish new resources. The Strategic Plan is set on an annual basis by the board of directors. Our current strategic plan is always available on our about page.