Mental Health Therapy and Addiction Counseling In Person or Virtual Telehealth. Located in Doylestown, PA.
It can be a scary and overwhelming process to find a clinician to fulfill the requirement of court ordered therapy. Clinicians who are hired for this role are required to provide detailed documentation and may be called to appear in court. If you are seeking these services, there are some important facts you need to know.
We provide the following services: court ordered mental health counseling, court ordered substance use disorder counseling
Confidentiality is different when enlisting services related to court ordered treatment. This is why it is recommended that services not be provided by your regular individual or family therapist.
When treatment is court ordered, any information required by the court to make a decision in the case can be included in the clinicians report. This includes information related to substance use. Federal law in PA does limit drug and alcohol disclosure, unless ordered by the court. Disclosure of information provided by the client is limited to information which directly relates to the information being requested by the courts.
Payment is expected at or before the beginning of each session. Payment can be made in cash, or with a credit card through the IvyPay system. Canceling any appointment with less than 48 hours notice will result in a charge to the cancelling party, for the full service fee.
This initial intake is scheduled for 90 minutes.
If requested by court
Each session is 55 minutes
Minimum of four hours, to be paid prior to coming to court. Minimum due upon request.
Minimum of four hours, to be paid prior to coming to court. When providing less than one week notice, this impacts the clients already scheduled for treatment. Minimum due upon request.
This fee is in addition to the $500 per hour fee for less than 1 week notice
As determined by the IRS
Rushed reports are $250
All costs/fees incurred by the therapist/counselor related to the case
* Fees are doubled if clinician is required to cancel or reschedule vacation time off because of court.
The way a client feels at the first point of contact can make or break their desire to engage. It is possible to create a program wide culture that invites clients to feel brave enough to participate in treatment, even before the walk through the door. Our goal is to make your program successful.
We offer specialized consultation for community and corporate mental health and substance use disorder health programs in the state of Pennsylvania. We align with the Department of Health and Human Services initiatives that call on programs to ensure that they are utilizing a trauma focused recovery-oriented model that doesn't include coercive or punitive techniques.
Our consultation services include a focus on:
Dr. Amanda Johns, LCSW has had extensive training in understanding the pillars of leadership, education and treatment in corporate and non-profit organizations. This training includes understanding interdisciplinary dynamics, integration of DEI strategies and program development that increases client engagement and job satisfaction for staff. Amanda brings years of experience as a past Director of a large community co-occurring substance use program, the owner of a successful private practice and as the founder of a non-profit.