FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do I know if I need therapy?
If you or a family member are in an uncertain phase of life and you feel that there is no one you can turn to that is trustworthy of your feelings, a therapist is an objective third party trained to help you through a myriad of life situations through guidance, support, and effective outcomes.
How long is a session?
Counseling sessions run an average of 45-60 minutes per session. Within a group therapy setting, sessions run 1 - 1.5 hours, depending on the age demographics of the group.
What occurs during a counseling session?
You will discuss the things going on with you and in your life, and how it affects your emotions in a judgment-free and safe environment.
How can therapy help me?
By discussing your emotions with a trained professional who has experience with a variety of issues you'll better understand your feelings and have a clearer perspective on what's going on in your life. These sessions may be emotionally cathartic for the patient.
What kinds of individuals seek counseling?
People of all ages, stages, and abilities seek counseling services for help with any concerns.
What insurances are accepted?
Please visit our Services Page to view a list of insurances accepted.
How do I make an appointment?
Call our office at (732) 292-4504.
Do you take Medicare or Medicaid (NJ Family Care)?
At this time, we are legally unable to accept Medicare or Medicaid insurance.
Can I pay for sessions out of pocket? If you do not accept Medicare/Medicaid, can I still pay out of pocket?
Self-pay sessions are negotiable Medicare and Medicaid policyholders are able to pay out-of-pocket costs for sessions.
Why does Perlman Counseling require a credit card on file?
Perlman Counseling and Supervision Services LLC. has a credit card on file policy. All patients, except self-paying patients with Medicaid or Medicare, are required to have a credit card on file with us to ensure their accounts remain current. Co-insurance payments, deductibles, co-payments, No Show/Late Cancellation fees will be charged to this payment method unless another form is received at the time of the scheduled appointment or prior arrangements have been made with Perlman Counseling and Supervision Services LLC. This not only ensures that your account remains current and doesn't become delinquent, but also provides the patient with peace of mind knowing that they will not have unpaid account balances.