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  • Do you take insurance?

    Posted on May 30, 2012 by in

    I am not a member of most insurance networks, though I do participate with Aetna and Multiplan. Other insurance companies may cover part of my services as an out-of-network provider, but I will not be able to tell you if that is … Continue reading

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  • Do you prescribe medication?

    Posted on May 30, 2012 by in

    No. I am not a physician, and cannot prescribe medication. If I feel that your child is experiencing a problem for which some kind of medication might be helpful, I will talk with you about why I think so, and discuss … Continue reading

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  • Do you offer a free phone consultation?

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    If you are not sure if my services are appropriate for your family, I am happy to do a 10 to 15 minute consultation by phone to answer your questions.

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  • How long do sessions last, and how often do they occur?

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    Appointments are 45 to 50 minutes. I generally try to meet weekly for the first few sessions, but then often meet every other week, or sometimes at longer intervals, as the focus shifts more to your work at home implementing the changes … Continue reading

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  • When are appointments available?

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    Right now appointments are available from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, and from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Thursdays. These hours are subject to change, but have been stable for the last several years.

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  • Do you see parents in individual therapy?

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    No. I work extensively with adults in their roles as parents, but I am not trained in adult therapy, and do not see adults for adult issues.

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  • What about divorced parents?

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    In cases of divorce, I am happy to work on whatever basis you find most comfortable. I prefer to meet with both parents, and with any involved step-parents. If ex-spouses are not comfortable meeting together I am happy to meet separately. Sometimes … Continue reading

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  • Do both parents need to attend appointments?

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    My preference is that both parents attend appointments whenever possible. However, I understand that work and other commitments can make that difficult, and it is certainly ok for only one parent to attend. I find it most helpful if there is … Continue reading

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  • What age range do you see?

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    I see children and teenagers up to the age of 18. Of course, with very young children the child will be less directly involved, and I will work more exclusively with parents. However, I often consult with parents of young toddlers and … Continue reading

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  • Where is your practice located?

    Posted on May 30, 2012 by in

    My office is located at 5450 Far Hills Avenue, right at the border between Centerville and Dayton. I share space with a large pediatric practice, Pediatric Associates of Dayton, though my practice is a separate entity.

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