Appointments, Fees, and Insurance

Appointments

(212) 945-8037; (917) 733-5499


Privacy is a very serious matter.  Accordingly, I follow the guidelines of HIPPA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) and PHI (Protected Health Information). 


PioLCSW@gmail.com


Evenings and weekends available



Professional Fees

  • $160 (Private Pay) per individual psychotherapy session, once to twice a week, sessions are 45 minutes
  • Psychoanalysis (three times a week) - affordable rates,  specifically for this purpose, with or without insurance available.  
  • $300 per session, sessions are 50 minutes, (insurance NOT ACCEPTED for couple's therapy)
  • $70 per person for LIFE group psychotherapy


In-Network/Out-of-Network Insurance, Limited Sliding Scale, and Private Pay

For In-Network, you are only responsible for your copay (if there is any) and it is paid at the time of service.


For Out-of-Network, we can workout a reasonable fee and it is paid at the time of service.  I will gladly provide you a paid invoice receipt that you can submit to your insurance for reimbursement.


  • AETNA
  • Beacon Health (Participates with certain Beacon Health Plans. Please confirm that I participate in yours)
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • CIGNA
  • EmblemHealth (Participates with certain EmblemHealth Plans. Please confirm that I participate in yours)
  • Empire BlueCross/Blue Shield
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • GHI (Out-of-Network Only, fully accepted)
  • HIP-Health Plan of New York (Out-of-Network Only, fully accepted)
  • MVP (Out-of-Network Only, fully accepted)
  • Medicare
  • OPTUM/Oxford/United Health Care
  • ValueOptions (Particpates with certain ValueOptions Plan.  Please confirm that I participate in yours) 
  • And all other insurance panels with Out of Network benefit
  • Private Pay


Medicaid not accepted at this time.


Sliding Scale available on a limited basis.


Please verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.  Find out your co-pay, co-insurance, and/or deductible.


If your insurance is not listed above, please find out if you have Out-of-Network benefits.


Accepted Payments: Cash, Chase Quickpay, Venmo, and Most Major Credit Cards