You may expect...
...a counselor to listen to you in a confidential setting.
...a counselor who is knowledgeable in the application of the threapeutic counseling process.
...a counselor who is willing to assist you in developing a treatment plan to deal effectively and ethically with your issues.
...a counselor who will provide appropriate referrals to other individuals, groups, or agencies if necessary.
...a fee for service that will accommodate your budget and current financial situation.
We expect you...
...to work on your issues during each session.
...to understand that 50 minutes of counselor time is set aside just for you and your issues.
...to be on time for your counseling sessions If you are unable to make a session, or you find you will be late to a session, please call and let your counselor know. Please give 24 hours notice if you plan to cancel a session.
Length of therapy will be determined by you and your therapist.
Please be aware that the therapeutic process may involve personal awareness that may be emotionally painful, may cause anxiety, tension, or stress, and may cause some disruption and turmoil in your life and/or the lives of your significant others.
In the event of a subpoena or lawsuit, Family Counseling Services reserves the right to charge you its regular fee for time in court, preparation, travel, and consultation.