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Kaez
Kaez
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Well my insurance won't cover online counseling. Says they are looking into it more and may be available next year. I hope so because traditional counseling is like torture for me, anxiety on super drive and any moment I'm thinking an attack will happen. Also it's a lot cheaper virtually. It's $200 per session traditional compared to about $50 per session online. And they are licensed therapists. Geez, I really didn't want to go back to the office...maybe I won't need to if I stay active in this support group and ofcourse stay on my meds.

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legallystressed

Would Skype/telephone therapy be any easier for you? Some therapists do that

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Kaez

It would. I will have to look into that, thanks!

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Hi Kaez,

Have you considered Group Therapy? As a Life Coach, I offer group coaching in addition to individual coaching, by online (via skype, zoom, etc.), phone, or in-person, and the prices are considerably different. What I’ve seen for some, a person attending a group session can pay, for example, $30.

I’m sure it’ll be more beneficial than trying to go it alone.

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Kaez

Will Blue Cross Blue Shield work with this program?

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CornerstoneSolidHope

Insurance tends to cover group similarly as individual sessions. So online may still not be covered. It’s worth checking though to be sure.

Also though, I was hoping, perhaps, you may be enabled to forego the insurance, if they won’t pay, and still get some help at a significantly lower price. The quality of the service is the same except she or he is spreading it between 5-15, for example, people at the same time rather than only one.

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Kaez

I see. I will check into that and consider it. Thank you for the information!

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CornerstoneSolidHope

You’re very welcome. I hope peace to lastingly surround & fill you in whatever decision you make.

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bingoluvr15

have you tried 7 cups? they have online counselors for people there along with support groups. its free too

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Kaez
Kaez
in reply to bingoluvr15

Wow, I have not. That sounds amazing

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bingoluvr15
bingoluvr15
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they also give you some good coping mechanisms in 7 steps. its pretty amazing and i really hope it helps!

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Kaez
Kaez
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Thanks!

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