Fees and Insurance Issues
Fees for sessions with Dr. Walkup are usually $210 for 45 minutes, $280 for an hour, and $420 for a double session which is an hour and a half. Sessions are to be paid by check at the end of each session. Some reduced fees are available for people who can demonstrate need.
For a fee in the range of $60 to $120, consider working with one of the Associate Therapists who has completed a master’s degree program in psychotherapy and marriage counseling and are licensed to do therapy under the supervision of Dr. Walkup before becoming fully licensed In some cases the associate therapists will be doing co-therapy with Dr. Walkup and sometimes you will be seen by the Associate alone. These interns will be under his close supervision.
Insurance coverage: Dr. Walkup is covered by any insurance plan that covers a licensed marrige and family therapist in the state of New York. Dr. Walkup is not part of any plans but will give each client a monthly bill with required information for insurance if needed. Some policies do not see marriage counseling as a medical expense and do not offer coverage. To find out if you are covered for marriage counseling, call your insurance provider. For the Associate Therapists, Dr. Walkup will contact your insurance carrier to see if your policy cover pre-licensed therapists.