For Our Clients
The Center for Relationship Health provides clients the resources and tools they need to successfully overcome their relationship and sexual challenges. The first step starts here. New clients are provided everything they need to get started: accessible online forms and form packages, FAQs, insurance and HIPAA information and more. Get started now.
All paperwork should be completed by accessing the patient portal. An invitation will be sent once appointment is scheduled. You can also contact the office.
Frequently Asked Questions
Dedicated to teaching and empowering clients to understand, improve, and take responsibility for their own relationships, better communicate, and embrace intimacy and sexual satisfaction.
You are responsible for payment of services at the time of your appointment. Please call your insurance provider to determine what services are covered. Our office staff are happy to assist you with questions to ensure the reimbursement process is as easy as possible. We also accept cash, checks and credit cards.
When we see couples we do not see the partners individually ever unless there are special circumstances. Those circumstances would be discussed in the initial evaluation. The couple is the client. If one is late we do not start the appointment until the other arrives. If one cannot make the appointment it is considered a cancelled session. This ensures that the primary relationship we have with you is as a couple and keeps us neutral and available for the both of you.
After the initial consultation, if you are not in individual therapy and need it, we will refer you to someone. If you are already in individual therapy we will support that and ask that you allow for contact between CRSH and the therapist for continuity of treatment.
We will not tell you what type of relationship you should have. Instead, we will help you be the type of couple you both want to be. We are here to guide you and teach you what works and what doesn’t based on clinical experience, research, and data. In the end, however, it is you who makes the final decision.
We will see a couple either every week or every other week depending on the situation. We ask the couple to commit to 12 sessions along with a couples workshop. That ensures a full commitment to each other and our work together in each session.
The best way is to ask your questions during our phone conversation and then to come in for an initial evaluation. While we are evaluating you and your circumstances to see if CRSH can help you, it is your opportunity to evaluate us and see if we are the right fit for you as well.
The best thing is to come in for a consultation.
No. You can choose not to accept the whole package. However, couples report it is worth about 6 months of couple’s therapy and couples have stated it made the work they did in the 12 sessions more helpful.
During an initial evaluation, we will ask you questions about your life including what the presenting issue is, how your relationships are doing including friendships, colleagues, family and romantic relationships. We will ask you about your childhood and how you were raised. We will inquire about past emotional, physical and sexual abuse.
Questions will be presented about your sexual functioning, your mood, appetite and sleep patterns along with other mood related symptoms. An initial diagnosis will be determined and discussed, as well as insurance coverage.
This depends on you as a person. Most clients come weekly or every other week. We will not work with someone less than that as doing so is not therapy but more coaching. Research shows that by the 6th to 8th session, clients either stay in therapy or drop out. We find that clients know by the 6th session whether therapy will be of help to them or not.
My recommendation is to give therapy at least 6 months. You can go longer or shorter and it depends on your issues and how much work you want to put into yourself.