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Fees and Insurance

Fees for Each Therapist (Without Insurance) Range From $40-$200 per hour.  Please Scroll Down the Page for More Information!

Insurance

Stephanie does not accept insurance for marriage counseling or premarital counseling.  Most insurance plans do not cover marriage therapy, so please scroll down to see fees.

If you would like to use your insurance plan to help cover your individual or family therapy costs with Stephanie or Sherrie (Tyra and Gail do not accept insurance), please follow the instructions below for each type of insurance.  If you do not have insurance, or your insurance does not cover couples therapy then please scroll down to review the Fees per session with each therapist.

  • Aetna – Dr. Stephanie and Sherrie are out of network, however we will call Aetna to find out your benefits and call you with a quote regarding your cost.  To get a quote, please go to the contact form and send along the following information in order to get a quote.   The client’s full name and date of birth, the member id# on your Aetna card, and the Aetna insurance subscriber’s name and date of birth.  We will get back to you within 24-48 hours with a quote.  Please be advised the cost will be slightly higher than seeing an in-network therapist, however we give excellent client service.
  • Care First, BCBS – Dr. Stephanie is in-network.  You should call Care First to verify that Dr. Stephanie Weiland Knarr is in-network with your particular plan.  Then, schedule your first appointment and you will only be responsible for your co-pay.  When you are booking your first appointment, please email Dr. Stephanie or tell the receptionist the client’s full name name and date of birth, the member id# on your Care First card, and the Care First insurance subscriber’s name and date of birth.  Also, please indicate the phone # for Mental Health and Substance Abuse that is shown on the back of your Id Card.
  • Kaiser Permanente – Dr. Stephanie is in-network, however you must call Kaiser Permanente and get an authorization for sessions that Kaiser will then fax to Dr. Stephanie’s office. Kaiser will typically only authorize individual therapy sessions, not marriage therapy. Copays range from $5 – $25 per session.  After we receive a fax at our office, you will get a call to book your first appointment.
  • Tricare – Dr. Stephanie is an approved out of network provider.  Tricare will typically cover approximately 50% of the cost.  Please book your appointment and submit the contact form with your Tricare information, including the client’s name and date of birth, as well as the military family member and their Member id#.  You will receive a call to discuss what your co-insurance cost will be per appointment.  Please note if you are a member of the US Family Health Plan, JHU we are not an in-network provider and you will need to pay the full fees outlined below.
  • United Health Care – Dr. Stephanie and Sherrie are out of network.  United will not allow us to call and check your benefits – only the patient is allowed to do that.  To get a quote, please call your member services phone # on the back of your insurance card and find out your benefits for Outpatient Mental Health Services with an Out of Network Provider.  You will have a deductible and then a percentage of the cost that the insurance will pay after your deductible has been met.  Next, go to the contact form and send us your deductible amount and what percentage the insurance will pay and we will then respond with a quote within 24-48 hours.  Please be advised the cost will be slightly higher than seeing an in-network therapist, however we give excellent client service.
  • Value Options – Dr. Stephanie is in network with Value Options.  Please submit the contact form in advance of your appointment to notify her that you have Value Options, so that she can get prior authorization for your appointment.  Your copay  will likely be $15-25.

Accepted Forms of Payment

Preferred forms of payment are Cash or Check.  As a convenience, you may charge your FSA or HSA card, Visa, MasterCard, or American Express with a 3.5% Service Fee added to the charge.

The Fees for each Therapist are outlined below

Fees for Gail Bowles, Therapist Intern at Laurel Location

Couples or Family Therapy

1 Hour – $60.00

Individual Thearpy

1 Hour – $60.00

Premarital Therapy

1 hour – $60 in addition to one-time fee of PREPARE Inventory Assessment and Report $75 at first session

Fees for Tyra Berger, Marriage and Family Therapy Intern at Laurel Location

Couples or Family Therapy

1 Hour – $60.00

Individual Thearpy

1 Hour – $60.00

Premarital Therapy

1 hour – $60 in addition to one-time fee of PREPARE Inventory Assessment and Report $75 at first session

Fees for Connie Wesley, MA, LGMFT at Frederick Location

Couples or Family Therapy

1 Hour – $90.00

Individual Thearpy

1 Hour – $80.00

Premarital Therapy

1 hour – $90 in addition to one-time fee of PREPARE Inventory Assessment and Report $75 at first session

Fees for Sherrie Ludwick, MS, LGMFT at Laurel or Silver Spring Location

Phone Consult/Coaching

15 mins – $50.00 30 mins – $75.00 45 mins – $100.00 1 hour – $125.00

Initial Evaluation Psychotherapy/Couples Therapy

1 hour 15 mins – $150.00

Individual Psychotherapy

30 mins – $75.00 45 mins – $100.00 60 mins – $125.00

Couple/Family Therapy

1 hour – $125.00 1 hour 15mins – $150.00 1 hour 30mins – $175.00

Premarital Therapy

1 hour – $125 in addition to one-time fee of PREPARE Inventory Assessment and Report $75 at first session

Fees for Dr. Stephanie Weiland Knarr, LCMFT at Laurel Location

Phone Consult/Coaching

15 mins – $50

30 mins – $100

45 mins – $150

1 hour – $200

Initial Evaluation Psychotherapy/Couples Therapy

1 hour 15 mins – $250

Individual Psychotherapy

30 mins – $100

45 mins – $150

60 mins – $200

Couple/Family Therapy

1 hour – $200

1 hour 15 mins – $250

1 hour 30 mins – $300

 Premarital Therapy

1 hour – $175 in addition to one-time fee of PREPARE Inventory Assessment and Report $75 at first session

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