About SGA Counseling
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5000 Bee Caves Rd, Ste. 100 and 102, Austin, TX 78746
Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to commonly asked questions about our services
What is therapy?
Therapy, aka psychotherapy and counseling, is the process of meeting with a therapist of licensed provider to talk about aspects of your life that feel problematic.
How long are the sessions?
An average counseling session is 50 minutes. Our counselors also offer 30, 80, and 120 min sessions as needed.
What is an LPC or LMFT Associate?
An LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) or LMFT (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist) Associate is a highly trained post-graduate counselor. They have completed a rigorous Master’s program in Professional Counseling, and received comprehensive instruction in counseling techniques, assessments, and diagnostic proficiencies. They have also accumulated over 300 hours of counseling experience seeing a variety of clinical concerns.
Additionally, Associates have passed one or more of the following licensure exams: National Counselor Exam, National Clinical Mental Health Counselor Exam, Association of Marital and Family Therapy Regulatory Boards National Licensing Exam. Texas requires Associates to accrue 3,000 more hours (typically within 2-5 years) while receiving supervision from a LPC or LMFT Supervisor. During supervision, Associates may confidentially discuss your case. This means that when you see one of our Associates, you not only receive the knowledge, experience, and proficiency of your primary Counselor but also the skills and expertise of your Associate’s Supervisor!
Do you accept insurance?
SGA Counseling does not file with any insurance, however we can provide Superbills to clients to file direct reimbursement for OON coverage. We also accept HSA and offer sliding scales. Please contact us for more information!
What is the commitment?
We recommend meeting at least weekly with your counselor to optimize growth, however biweekly options are available.
How much is therapy?
Sessions can range from $125-$200 an hour depending on the type of service and the clinician’s specific rates. Please email us for more information.
Is an Associate Therapist qualified to help me?
Yes! The Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors declares Associate Therapists as equip with enough education and experience to provide beneficial services to clients. These counselors have already studied and rendered a variety of psychotherapy practices for years prior to seeing you. With fresh knowledge and clinical prospectives, they offer valuable therapeutic services!
Do you offer virtual therapy??
Yes! Our counselors offer both in person and virtual sessions.