FAQ

Q:  How do I make an appointment?

A.  You may contact me via phone #(808) 223-5373 to schedule an appointment.

Q:  Where are you located?

A.  The office is located on the first floor of the Aina Haina Professional Building, by McDonald's and Foodland Farms.  The address is 850 West Hind Drive, Honolulu, HI. 96821.  Free parking, 2 hour limit.

Q:  What days and times do you offer therapy appointments?

A.  Weekday appointments are available.  I do not offer evening or weekend appointments at this time.

 

Q:  What can I expect when beginning therapy with you?

A.  Sessions are typically 50-60 minutes.  During the first 1-3 sessions, you will have the opportunity to explore issues bringing you in to therapy.  I may ask questions about yourself including your history, relationships, feelings, and goals and aspirations.  At the end of session, I may summarize and offer suggestions. 

 

Q:  What should I consider when choosing a therapist?

A.  In addition to considering a therapist's clinical education, training, and expertise, it is important for you to evaluate your comfort in working with a therapist.  The initial therapy appointments should be used to determine whether you feel comfortable moving forward.

Q:  How many sessions will it take to address my concerns?

A.  Frequency and length of treatment depend on your specific goals and circumstances.  I provide both time-limited and longer-term therapy.

Q:  Can I continue to work with you through telehealth if I move out of state?

A.  No.  I am licensed to see clients in Hawaii.  Therefore, I am unable to see clients if they relocate to another state.  

Q:  Do you prescribe medication?

A.  No.  However, when appropriate, clients may be referred for a medication evaluation with a psychiatrist.

 

808.223.5373