Benefits and Reasons to go to Individual Therapy
There are a lot of people suffering from a mental health condition who need therapy. And there are a lot of therapists who want to help them. But both sides believe the insurance companies that are supposed to bring them together are actually keeping them apart. Nearly half of therapists in California don’t take insurance as reimbursement rates don’t provide a living wage,
Most insurance companies pay therapists in their networks between $60 and $80 per session. In the San Francisco area and Los Angeles, therapists say the market rate for therapy is more like $150 to $200 a session.
“The second thing is the paperwork. For an hour of psychotherapy you spend a half-hour on paperwork, CA Health Line 7.21.2016
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