PROVIDING PROFESSIONAL AND FAITH-BASED COUNSELING FOR ADULTS, ADOLESCENTS, AND GROUPS.
Ann Akin specializes with those working through the following:
MISSCARRIAGE, STILLBIRTH, & INFANT DEATH
DEPRESSION & ANXIETY
GRIEF & LOSS
ISSUES OF FAITH
SEXUAL ASSAULT & ABUSE
DEALING WITH ILLNESS
END OF LIFE ISSUES
Each session ranges from 55 to 90 minutes depending on your appointment style and form.
The initial visit is offered at no charge.
This gives the client a chance to meet the therapist, and allows an opportunity to ask questions and become acquainted before agreeing to begin a therapeutic relationship. It is Ann's philosophy that client-therapist compatibility is an essential element of a successful therapeutic relationship.
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT ANN AKIN IS AN "OUT OF NETWORK AGENT". WHAT THIS MEANS IS THAT SHE DOES NOT ACCEPT INSURANCE PAYMENTS, HOWEVER YOUR INSURANCE MIGHT REIMBURSE YOU FOR THE COSTS, DEPENDING ON YOUR COVERAGE.
FAMILIARIZE YOURSELF WITH YOUR INSURANCE PROVIDER.
RESEARCH WHO YOUR PROVIDER IS AND WHAT ALL YOUR PLAN COVERS. APPOINTMENTS WITH ANN AKIN ARE DOCUMENTED UNDER 'MENTAL HEALTH' COVERAGE.
CONTACT YOUR INSURANCE PROVIDER AND ASK THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS. THIS WILL HELP CLARIFY IF YOUR INSURANCE WILL COVER YOUR VISITS WITH ANN AKIN.
- Does my insurance cover Mental Health benefits?
- Will I need a Primary Care Physician referral?
- How much will my plan cover for an out-of-area network provider?
- What is my deductable?
- Is there a limit on number of sessions my insurance will cover?
FINALLY ONCE YOU HAVE RESEARCHED YOUR PROVIDER AND ARE AWARE OF THE COVERAGE, REQUEST A REIMBURSEMENT FORM AT YOUR APPOINTMENT.
THIS FORM WILL ALLOW YOU TO SHOW PROOF TO YOUR PROVIDER THAT YOU ATTENDED A SESSION WITH AN "OUT OF NETWORK" AGENT. THIS IS WHAT YOU WILL USE FOR YOUR INSURANCE PROVIDER TO REIMBURSE YOUR APPOINTMENT COST.