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Pittsburgh Counseling & Wellness

Payments & Insurance

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Insurance

Pittsburgh Counseling and Wellness accepts the following insurance plans:
  • UPMC Commercial Plans
  • Highmark/BCBS Commercial Plans
  • United Healthcare
  • Cigna
For all other insurances, we are an out-of-network provider. We are not in network with Medicaid or Medicare products.
Services may be covered in full or in part by your health insurance or employee benefit plan. Please check your coverage carefully.

If your insurance isn’t listed above, or you aren’t sure about your coverage, contact your provider and feel free to ask them the following questions:
  • Do my insurance benefits include mental health services?
  • Do I need to get approval from my primary care physician?
  • What is my deductible for in-network or out-of-network mental health provider services?
  • What is the coverage amount per therapy session?
  • Will I be required to pay a copay?
  • Is there a limit to the number of sessions per year my plan covers?
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Sessions

All sessions are 55 minutes in length. The standard fee is $125 per session with all initial evaluations $150 per session if you choose to not utilize your benefits due to confidentiality, or do not have mental health insurance benefits. 

A sliding scale fee schedule is available with proof of income and is offered on a very limited basis to those who have already utilized Resolve Crisis and Western Psychiatric Hospital for outpatient mental health services.
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Payment

All major credit cards are accepted for electronic payment of session fees or copays. Cash or check is not accepted. A valid credit card must be used to schedule your first appointment.
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Cancellation Policy

If you do not show up for your appointment without notifying us, you will be charged for the full fee of your scheduled session. If you cancel your appointment less than 24 hours before your scheduled time slot, you will be billed and required to pay a $50.00 late cancellation fee which will be automatically charged to your card on file.
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Billing Policy

Your payment is due at the time of service. Any outstanding balances will be automatically processed after 30 days of non-payment. You are responsible for providing the clinician with up to date billing information such as name, address, credit card, or policy changes.

Who We Are

Using our years of education and experience, we empower our clients with the tools to move from simply surviving, to truly thriving. All of our therapists are board-certified, licensed, and carry certification to practice independently in Pennsylvania. We are a team of highly-skilled mental health professionals trained to provide outpatient counseling services to adults in a variety of specialty areas. We match each client to a therapist who is best suited to meet the unique needs of the client.