We understand that counseling may be a new experience and because of that, one may have some hesitations and uncertainties. The questions listed below are the ones we are frequently asked. If you have a concern not addressed here, please get in touch with us here. We want to make your introduction to counseling as anxiety-free as possible.
Am I eligible to receive services from Premier Counseling?
Adults 55 years of age and older can receive services offered by Premier Counseling.
How can I be referred for services?
*Power of Attorney
*Primary Care Physicians
*Assisted Living Community Staff
What will the service cost?
Premier Counseling accepts Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Advantage Plans, commercial insurance, and private self-pay as methods of payment.
Who provides the service?
All therapy sessions are provided by individuals who have obtained the Masters of Social Work Degree, a full unrestricted clinical license to practice psychotherapy (LISW-CP), and a passion to serve the senior community. Prescriptive treatment of psychotropic medication is provided by our nurse practitioners.
What can I expect during the first session?
Premier Counseling clinicians will introduce the client consent form and explain the therapeutic process in detail. Clients are encouraged to asks questions to seek clarity about the process. Clinicians will build therapeutic rapport and establish therapeutic trust during the first weeks of services.
How often are sessions?
What diagnoses/concerns do you address?
Dementia with behavioral disturbances
Grief and loss
Phase of life concerns; including but not limited to, caregiving stress, anxiety surrounding retirement, becoming an empty nester, and transitioning to retirement communities