Frequently Asked Questions

Counseling is the sharing-listening process focused on specific problems and situations. Through counseling and support, clarity often emerges. Some typical counseling situations include marriage preparation, marriage problems, stress, grief, divorce, anxiety, family conflict, communication difficulties, and depression.

Therapy is a process of self-discovery and healing that focuses more upon the process than the content. Healing from previous traumas, discovering the roots of repressed anger, overcoming inhibitions, exploring sexuality, managing phobias, changing self-defeating behaviors, and freeing new dimensions of one’s self are some typical kinds of therapeutic goals.

While no two individuals or couples are alike, it is common to schedule regular weekly sessions for at least 4 – 6 weeks.  After that, many clients choose to move to a bi-weekly or monthly schedule as they progress. It is important to understand that you will get the best results from our sessions together if you stay consistent and actively participate in the process.

Appointments are available Monday through Thursday, beginning at 10am.  My last appointment of the day is at 5pm. 

Yes.  We can meet online via a secure encrypted video platform.

Yes.  Once your appointment is scheduled, I will send both participants a confirmation email with a link to the secure online video platform.

No.  Due to licensure requirements, I cannot provide services across state lines.  This includes online sessions.

Except in limited circumstances, the confidentiality of all communications between a client and therapist/counselor are protected under law, and no information will be disclosed without written consent.  Limitations of such client-held privilege of confidentiality include suspected child abuse, suspected elder abuse, or instances where a client threatens or attempts to seriously harm themselves or cause grave bodily harm or death to another person. 

To avoid being charged for the full cost of your session, please contact me at (405) 226-8509 at least 24 hours in advance (excluding weekends) to cancel or reschedule your appointment.  I am currently booked multiple weeks out, so providing me with this notice allows me the opportunity to serve new and existing clients who are on the waiting list.

Yes.  Just give me at least one hour’s notice so that I can make the proper arrangements.

I am an in-network provider for HealthChoice insurance only. If you are covered by another insurance plan, you may be able to seek reimbursement from that insurance provider.  Please refer to Fees & Insurance for more information.


During the pandemic, many insurance plans began covering online sessions.  However, coverage varies by plan, so please consult with your plan administrator or insurance company to see if online therapy is a covered benefit.

Marriage counseling is typically not covered by insurance.  However, we recommend you check with your insurance provider to see if it may be covered by your specific plan.

Yes.  Some clients who are covered by insurance opt to utilize private pay for a variety of reasons, including no session limits and no reporting of diagnoses or other information to insurance companies.  Private pay clients may also be able to claim their session expenses as a medical expense deduction on their income taxes.