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Frequently Asked Questions

I have offices in both the Union Square/Flatiron District area of Manhattan and in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn:

 

928 Broadway, Suite 304

New York, NY 10010

10 Plaza Street East, Suite C1

Brooklyn, NY 11238

  • Where are you located?

Sessions typically last between 45 and 50 minutes. 

  • How long does each session last?

The majority of the the clients I work with are self-pay clients who choose to pay the fee on their own and not go through insurance for various reasons ranging from privacy concerns related to health insurance to a desire to work with the therapist best suited to their needs without the influence of outside parties. In all cases it is important to remember that by investing in therapy you are investing in a happier and healthier self.   

I do currently accept Cigna, United Health Care, Oxford and Optum Behavioral Health Network. However, my services are covered by many insurance plans that offer out-of-network benefits. If you have out-of-network benefits, I am happy to help you with deciding if using those benefits is a good options for you. I am able to provide documentation necessary to submit to your insurance company for reimbursement. 

  • Do you accept insurance?

You can contact your insurance company to check your coverage. It is important that you get answers to the following questions:

  • Do I have mental health "out-of-network" insurance benefits?

  • What is my deductible and has it been met?

  • How many sessions per years does my health insurance cover?

  • What is the coverage amount per therapy session? 

  • Is pre-approval required from my primary care physician before receiving services?

  • How do I know if I can use my insurance?

Please inquire about my up to date fees. Sessions typically range from between $150 and $200 depending on the service. It is best to contact me for the most accurate information. I also offer free 15 minute phone consultations. 

  • What are your fees?

I understand that finances can be a major barrier to seeking out therapy services and I put aside a limited number of spots for clients requiring a sliding scale fee. Please feel free to reach out to me to discuss your specific situation

  • Do you offer sliding scale rates?

I accept most forms of payment including Cash, Check, and all Major Credit Cards.

All payments are due on the date of service unless we have agreed ahead of time on another arrangement. 

  • What forms of payment do you accept?

Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled session. If you are unable to provide at least 48 hour notice, you will be charged a cancellation fee of up to the price of the missed session. 

  • What is your cancellation policy?

In addition to the traditional face to face sessions I do also offer tele-mental health sessions including phone and video. 

  • What are the types of sessions you offer?

Cant's find the answer to your question? Please feel free to contact me with your specific questions and I will get back to you ASAP. 

  • Additional Questions

Photos from our Park Slope office. 


Contact Information

Angela DeGiaimo, LCSW

36 Plaza Street East, Suite 1G

Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY 11238

*New Manhattan Location

347 5th Ave, Suite 703A

New York, NY 10016

(914) 719-7591

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