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  • Who can benefit from counseling?
    Counseling is for everyone. There is no problem that is too small to work through with a counselor. Potential benefits include: greater self-acceptance and self-esteem, improved communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to change self-defeating thoughts and behaviors, better expression and management of emotions, relief from depression, anxiety and other mental health conditions, capability to manage stress effectively, and enhanced problem-solving and conflict resolution abilities.
  • What is the purpose of counseling?
    The purpose of counseling is to help clients achieve their personal goals, gain greater insight into their lives, increase effective communication and to develop more meaningful relationships with others.
  • What kind of problems are counselors trained to help with?
    Counselors can help with transitional, developmental, and situational life stressors. No problem is too small, or too big to bring to counseling.
  • What can I expect from my first counseling session?
    The counselor will collect background information and discuss policies and procedures of the counseling practice at the beginning of the session. The client and counselor can use the remainder of the session to explore current concerns and begin building a therapeutic relationship.
  • How often should I go to counseling?
    Frequency and duration of sessions will be discussed during the initial session.
  • Are counseling sessions confidential?
    All counselors are to abide by the ethical standards set forth by the American Counseling Association. Information shared in sessions will remain confidential. There are limits to confidentiality, which are carefully communicated with each client during the initial session. Counselors are mandated reporters, which means that confidentiality will be broken if the counselor has sufficient reasons to believe that the client is a danger to him/herself, or to someone else. Counselors are also required to report suspected abuse of children and eldery persons. Minors, under the age of 18, also have limits to confidentiality.
  • Does insurance cover counseling?
    Most insurance plans do cover all or a portion of counseling services. Please check with your insurance plan to see what are benefits include.
  • What types of insurance do you accept?
    United Healthcare Cigna BlueCross BlueShield Aetna
  • How much do sessions cost?
    The cost of sessions will vary depending on the counselor and on your insurance plan. Rates for service can be discussed prior or during the initial session.
  • What payment methods do you accept?
    Cash Check Credit/Debit
  • What education are counselors required to have?
    Many begin by earning a bachelor’s degree in a human services field such as psychology, sociology, or social work. Upon getting their bachelor’s degree, Counselors continue their education by gaining admission to an accredited master’s degree program. The minimum requirements for a licensed mental health counselor are a master’s degree of supervised practice under a licensed professional.
  • Are all counselors the same?
    No. When it comes to counseling, it is not a “one size fits all” profession. Counselors have varying professional backgrounds, levels of expertise, and theoretical approaches. Building a trusting and therapeutic relationship with your counselor is essential for gaining the greatest benefit from therapy. It is important to find a counselor who you feel comfortable disclosing information to.
  • Can counselors prescribe medication?
    No.
  • Can counselors diagnose mental health disorders?
    Yes.
  • What type of counseling does Worth Counseling Group provide?
    You can find more information about our services here: www.worth-counseling.com/services
  • What ages does Worth Counseling Group serve?
    Our counselors serve a variety of ages, from children to adults. Children (6-10) Preteens / Tweens (11-13) Adolescents / Teenagers (14-19) Adults
  • At what age is it best to seek counseling?
    There is no set age for seeking counseling. Children, adolescents, and adults can seek professional help from a counselor who is knowledgeable and experienced working with their particular age.
  • Is Worth Counseling Group hiring?
    If you are interested in joining our team, please email us at worthcounselinggroup@gmail.com. Be sure to include your resume!
  • What is the rate for counseling sessions with Worth Counseling Group Interns?
    Our interns are happy to provide counseling sessions at a rate of $65/session.

CONTACT US

118 Exchange Place
Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

Phone: (337)242-7307
Fax: (337)345-1576

worthcounselinggroup@gmail.com

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