The standard fee for a 50 minute individual session is $300 and $325 for couples. Payment can be made by cash, check, bank-to-bank transfers, venmo or google wallet.
Upon patient request, a monthly billing statement can be provided for submission to health insurance companies. Health plans vary in terms of how much and what kind of mental health treatment they cover.
Messages are retrieved on weekdays from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM and calls will be returned within 24 hours. If you experience an after-hours psychiatric emergency, you should call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
Dr. Goldman typically has a full schedule. There is a 48 hour cancellation policy. If you cancel a session within 48 hours of the scheduled time, you will be charged for the session.
The Use of Email
Email can be used for the purpose of scheduling and changing appointments. The same 48 hour change/cancellation policy applies using this means of communication. Email will not be used to discuss clinical diagnoses, assessments, or interventions. Please do not share any confidential information or report a psychiatric crisis by email.
Risks and Benefits
There are potential risks and benefits to psychological services. Sessions often involve discussing unpleasant aspects of your life, which may lead to you to experience uncomfortable feelings. These services have been shown to have benefit, but there are no guarantees of what you will gain.