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Child Psycholgist

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  • What types of therapy does Amanda Pike offer?
    Amanda provides personalized psychotherapy services to individuals and families dealing with anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, and other challenging life experiences. She tailors her approach to each patient's unique needs and goals and uses evidence-based interventions to achieve the best outcomes.
  • What can I expect from a therapy session with Amanda?
    Amanda's compassionate and collaborative approach to therapy creates a safe and supportive therapeutic environment. During your session, you will work together to explore your challenges, identify your strengths and goals, and develop a customized treatment plan. Amanda will guide you towards healing and growth, using evidence-based interventions and a non-judgmental approach.
  • Does Amanda offer teletherapy services?
    Yes, Amanda offers teletherapy services to patients who are unable to attend in-person sessions or who prefer virtual therapy. With secure and convenient online therapy sessions, Amanda makes it easy for patients to access therapy from the comfort of their own home.
  • How long does therapy typically last?
    The length of therapy varies depending on each patient's individual needs and goals. Some patients may see significant improvement after just a few sessions, while others may require longer-term therapy to achieve lasting results. Amanda works with each patient to develop a treatment plan that is tailored to their unique needs and goals.
  • How do I get started with therapy with Amanda?
    To get started with therapy, simply contact Amanda to schedule an initial consultation. During this consultation, you can discuss your needs and goals with Amanda and determine if her psychotherapy services are the right fit for you. From there, Amanda will work with you to develop a customized treatment plan and guide you towards healing and growth.
  • What does LPC mean?
    Licensed Professional Counselor. Amanda completed her Master's in Clinical Psychology then fulfilled 18 months of training to complete her licensure in professional counseling through the state of Texas in Feb 1998.
  • Do you work with couples?
    No, I do not. However, I have great experience helping people enhance their relationships by working on themselves. I've had more success helping marriages by working with one of the parties. I'll only see one person in the couple.
  • Do you see clients in the office?
    No, I had my own office for over 10 years and am looking to offer my services to a wider network by only seeing virtual clients.
  • How do you handle medication?
    As a licensed therapist, I do not have the authority to prescribe medication, but I possess extensive knowledge of various medications and their effects. When I believe that medication could be helpful, I will offer recommendations. However, I respect and support clients who choose not to take medication and will explain the potential benefits and drawbacks. Many of my clients have experienced considerable progress without medication. Additionally, I am willing to communicate with physicians who are prescribing medication to my clients and provide feedback.
    Licensed Professional Counselor, TX #14578
  • What if my teen or child refuses to come to therapy?
    I always say, "Then you come." Again, working with only one person in the relationship can change the relationship. I can give guidance as to how to react to their behavior, and suggestions to move the family forward.
  • What insurances do you accept?
    Accepting a full range of insurance plans: Blue Cross and Blue Shields United Healthcare/Optum Cigna Aetna Humana COMING SOON Not accepting the following: EAP free session, Employee Assistance Programs from your employer Medicaid Insurance Products Medicare Insurance Products
  • Do I need a referral from my primary care physician to use my insurance for therapy?
    This varies depending on your insurance plan. Some plans require a referral from a primary care physician before you can use your insurance for therapy. We recommend contacting your insurance provider to determine your specific requirements.
  • What if I don't see my insurance listed?
    If you don't see your insurance listed, please contact us and we will do our best to verify your coverage. We also offer cash services.
  • Will my insurance cover the full cost of therapy?
    The amount of coverage and co-payments vary depending on your insurance plan. We recommend contacting your insurance provider to determine your specific coverage and any out-of-pocket expenses.
  • What if I don't have insurance or my insurance doesn't cover therapy?
    We offer a range of payment options. Please contact us to discuss your payment options and determine the best plan for your needs.
  • What are your office hours
    Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. 10 am to 7 pm
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