Alexander A. Avila, M.A.
Individual and Couples Counselor
Alex's current fees are $100 per 50-minute clinical hour session for individuals and couples and $150 per 80-minute session for individuals and couples. Cash, check, and Visa, Mastercard, and Discover cards are accepted.
Many insurance plans reimburse for some portion of psychotherapy, therapy, or counseling. At this time he does not deal directly with insurance companies. However, you can be provided a detailed receipt for counseling services to submit to your insurance company. Check with your insurance provider to learn about your specific plan benefits.
It is important to know that using insurance to pay for psychotherapy limits the privacy and confidentiality of counseling treatment and documentation.
Also, insurance plans nearly always require a mental health diagnosis that remains on one's permanent medical record. Many insurance plans do not cover couple or marriage counseling.
Health Savings Account (HSA) Benefits
Applying funds from your Health Spending Account, Health Savings Account (HSA), or Flexible Spending Account can save you money. Check with your human resources department or health insurance provider to learn if you are eligible for partial or tax-free reimbursement for psychotherapist or counselor services or treatment for your specific issue.