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Posted by Richard Chandler on 04/10/2020

Marriage Therapy Cost, Length and Insurance: Counselor Tells All


As a married, unmarried gay, lesbian, or transgender (LGTBQ) couple, questions about the cost, frequency of sessions, number of sessions, insurance coverage are typical.  Here is what you may wish to know to feel confident about beginning marriage counseling:  

  • What are the actual costs of couples counseling?
  • How are rates determined? Are credit cards accepted?
  • Do we pay at the time of the session? How many minutes long is a typical marriage therapy session?
  • What is the spacing between marriage therapy sessions? How many couples counseling sessions is typical?
  • Does insurance cover marriage therapy? Are there other sources of funding for marriage counseling?

  • Richard Chandler, MA, LPC, explains the factors that go into fees, time length, and payment for couples counseling. 
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