have Kenwood Psychological Services match you with a therapist,
follow these steps:
I. Call Kenwood Psychological Services at 212-744-2121
the phone, Kenwood will take certain information from you: your
name and address, and the name of your insurance company if
you plan to use insurance. (Click here
for a discussion of insurance.)
If you plan to use insurance, Kenwood Psychological
Services will call your insurance company to find out
how your coverage works.
will ensure that you know how your insurance coverage works
and can make choices that will help you receive all the benefits
you are entitled to.
III. Once you understand your benefits, Kenwood will ask the
fee range in which you want Kenwood to find a therapist for
Click here to see the range of fees
that are available.
IV. Kenwood will then schedule a single diagnostic session
– what we call a "Therapist Selection Interview".
interview gives Kenwood Psychological Services a clear picture
of the issues you wish to work on and of your personality and how
it works. If you are coming as a couple or a family, Kenwood will
also get a sense of the interaction between those who are present,
and the best type
of therapy, as well as therapist.
V. Kenwood Psychological Services will select the therapist
we think is exactly right for you, and put you in touch
with that therapist.
for more details about the Decisions that go into Making the
VI. Chances are about 98% that you will feel great about the
is nearly always right in making the choice of a therapist,
but we are not perfect – once or twice a year we have to re-select
a therapist for a client. This means that in almost every
case you will agree that this therapist is just right for
you. If after two or three sessions the match does not feel
right, just call Kenwood. We will listen to your explanation
of why this match did not work for you and do our best to
make a better selection.
VII. In the future, if you develop concerns about how your
therapy is going, call Kenwood Psychological Services
you have been in therapy for nine months and you begin to
become concerned about whether the therapy is still helping
or whether it has started to go in the wrong direction. Of
course you would want to discuss these feelings with your
therapist. If your questions are not resolved, however, you
have another important option: you may call Kenwood, explain
the situation to us, and get our opinion about what needs
to be done. We may suggest that your therapy is over, that
your therapist needs to change styles, that you need a change
of therapists, or we may make other possible suggestions.
Kenwood’s overview and availability help to make the therapeutic
process productive and lead it efficiently toward a positive