Counseling can often be beneficial to individuals in a variety of ways. Counseling offers the opportunity for you to address areas of concerns you may have and can be of assistance in helping you overcome personal or situational challenges that interfere with your daily personal or social goals. Most people come to counseling when their usual ways of handling things aren't working well for some reason, causing distress and frustration. Some are dealing with a diagnosis of depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder. Others do not have a mental health diagnosis.
We need to know the Full name, DOB, phone number, address, and name(s) of your primary and secondary insurance payer(s) to know if we are in their network(s). If we are not in their networks, we can still see you if your policy has out-of-network benefits. If not, you may choose to be a self-pay client.
We are contracted with most commercial insurances (scroll down on BOOK NOW tab to see a list), for more details please call us at 281-876-9777.
For primary and secondary policies, we need to know the Insurance ID, group ID, Employer, and plan name.
When you contact us to schedule an appointment, you will speak with someone right away or will be contacted within 24 hours if you leave a message. With the consideration of everyone's schedule, we work hard on getting everyone accommodated in a timely manner for a regular counseling session. We encourage you to reach out to get an appointment as soon as you feel you would like to start services.
It is possible that a same day appointment may be available, depending on the Counselors’ schedules for that day. You can call (281) 826-9777 to inquire. We will make every effort to accommodate your request.
We are mindful that people may have an urgent need or be in an emergency.
If you have a medical or mental health-related emergency outside of our Counseling Services regular business hours, please call 911 immediately.
Additionally, you may receive 24/7 Crisis Support as follows:
· National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and Veterans Crisis Hotline…1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433), 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
· The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD 24 Hour Helpline…(713) 970-7000
Counseling sessions last approximately 45-60 minutes. Please be punctual and let us know in advance if you are unable to keep your appointment.
We ask that you arrive 30 minutes early for your first session in order to complete the required paperwork IF you weren’t able to complete through the patient portal. You and your Counselor will discuss this information and will both sign and date the documents.
During your initial session, time will be spent exploring your reason for seeking counseling, gathering history and background information and discussing your current functioning and needs. You and your Counselor will develop a plan for future support.
You and the Counselor will decide together how often you should meet. Usually, you meet once a week or once every other week.
All records and conversations are personal and confidential as set forth by federal and state laws. With few exceptions (as noted below), we do not communicate with your friends, professors, parents or family without your written consent.
The exceptions to confidentiality are 1) if the Counselor assesses you are a threat to yourself or someone else 2) if the Counselor learns of or have strong suspicions of abuse or neglect of a child, disabled person or elderly person 3) if legal proceedings require disclosure of your counseling sessions 4) if information is disclosed about client abuse or sexual exploitation by a previous mental health provider.
No, Intake forms MUST be completed by each client prior to the first appointment and provided to the counselor at the start of the initial session.
Yes, the Intake forms are made available on the portal. Download to your computer, complete it, and upload the form. The form is also available in English and Spanish
Meeting with a Counselor does not mean that you're "weak" or "crazy". The ability to ask for help when you need it is often a positive trait and perseverance. The sooner you consult someone about a problem, the easier it will be to resolve. As a result of counseling, you may be accountable for your problems and understand the coping mechanisms you already have in place. Therapy helps you learn more about yourself and boosts your self-esteem.
If you must cancel your appointment, we ask that you notify us at least 24 hours in advance. Please call (281)826-9777 to cancel your appointment and reschedule, or utilize patient portal.
If you miss an appointment, it will be your responsibility to reschedule with us. Not showing up for a scheduled session will cause us to charge a NO-SHOW FEE to the card on file. We make exceptions to the NO-SHOW FEE if you make us aware of an emergent situation or one out of your control. Some EAP payers count NO-SHOWs as sessions If we do not hear from you in 30 days from the missed appointment, we will assume you are no longer in need of services and your record will be closed. You may call us anytime at (281)-826-9777 to reinitiate services.
Yes, you are responsible for the entire cost of all the sessions and your credit card information is needed to keep on file.
Employer Assistance Program (EAP) are sessions free for you. An employer pays premiums to an EAP payer who pays for your sessions.
First, we need to know the authorization code, when it expires, and the number of approved sessions.
Yes, for those who desire it, we will send you an email with a link to a patient portal. The portal is created by responding to an invitation email we send to the email address on file. It provides a way to view, cancel, reschedule, and request new appointments that fit your schedule from those available, as well as review documents. Appointments with a short lead time require a phone call to the office at 281-826-9777.
Call or text the office at 281-826-9777, or email KingdomDwellingCC@Gmail.com. We will respond with appointments available within the bounds of your request, and schedule based upon our reply.
Yes, we are contracted with Medicaid and other managed care organizations.