|Theresa Davis, MFT & Sarah Kerem, MFT
Individual, Couples, and Family Therapy
- What is psychotherapy? Psychotherapy, also known as counseling, is designed to help
people with everyday problems, struggles in their interpersonal relationships, and sometimes
heal deeper psychological pain. In our practice, we often see ordinary people who have
become stuck when faced with a difficult situation.
- Is it normal to be nervous about contacting a psychotherapist? Yes. Many people
worry about being judged or misunderstood. Others worry that the therapy won't really
help. Often that feeling subsides after the initial session and you get to know us. It is very
important to us that you are comfortable with your therapist. We strongly encourage you to
call or email us and take some time getting to know us before you ever come in. We are
happy to answer your questions. This will allow you to assess how comfortable you feel with
your therapist and how confident you are that she understands you.
- How do I choose a therapist? Please find out more about each of us on our "About Us"
page. To read a fun article about the process of choosing a therapist click here.
- Make well informed decisions regarding your relationships, career, etc.
- How can psychotherapy help? Psychotherapy may help you:
- Manage stressful life situations or transitions
- Increase your capacity for intimacy
- Mourn the loss of a loved one
- Foster awareness, compassion and forgiveness
- Overcome anxiety or depression
- Experience greater pleasure in life
- Learn new coping skills
- Make better use of your abilities
- How long will I need to be in therapy? We work efficiently and effectively to help our
clients resolve their challenges. Everyone's needs are different and the length of therapy
depends on the complexity of the challenges you are facing.
- How long are the appointments and what are the costs? Psychotherapy
appointments are typically 50 minutes long with a $140 - $150 fee for each session.
Sometimes a 50 minute session is not enough and it is necessary to have a session and a half
or even a double session. We are happy to offer this service when needed. We also are
willing to fill out whatever paperwork you might have from your insurance company in order
to get reimbursed for your sessions. Sarah is on some insurance panels.
- How can I make the most of psychotherapy? Psychotherapy works best when you feel
comfortable with your therapist and can openly share your thoughts and feelings. This way
we can accurately assess what the problem is and where things can change.
Frequently Asked Questions About Therapy