As quoted in Money magazine,
In an urban area, you may be able to find postgraduate training programs in psychoanalysis or cognitive behavioral therapy for experienced psychologists, says Geoffrey Steinberg, a licensed psychologist in New York City. (Google “training clinic” and the specialty you’re looking for.)
Another option: Ask your therapist if your condition might benefit from group therapy led by an experienced psychologist, which can be 50% less expensive than one-on-one sessions. Says Steinberg, “Group is so underrated and can be so valuable.”
Follow the link for the full article:
Katherine Hobson & Hallie Levine. (December 9, 2014). 5 Ways to Save on the Mental-Health Care You Need. Money.
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Facts about insurance coverage both in- and out-of-network
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