Justin Gardner, MA, LPC-S
ABOUT MY SERVICES:
ABOUT MY SERVICES:
I'm currently offering individual, couples and family counseling for adults and also for adolescents who are interested in seeking therapeutic support.
I obtained my Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology with a specialization in Transpersonal Psychology in 1999 from John F. Kennedy University's Graduate School for Holistic Studies. I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor and Board Approved Clinical Supervisor in the state of Texas, license # 63455. I've pursued a variety of mindfulness and practices since 1993.
The clients I've worked with have ranged in age from 4 to the late 70's, come from a wide variety of backgrounds, ethnicities and belief systems, and their presenting concerns have included:
- grief and trauma
- depression and anxiety
- chronic and terminal illness
- care giving concerns
- relational conflict
- couples communication
- LGBTQ concerns
- personal and spiritual growth
- life purpose, path, career
- life transitions
- domestic violence
I've worked in a variety of settings in addition to my private practice The University of Texas at Austin's Counseling and Mental Health Center; Resources for Living and Aetna Employee Assistance Program; The Children's Bereavement Center of South Texas; a community based counseling center, a crisis shelter, a independent living program, and a school and residence for severely emotionally disturbed children and adolescents.
I am no longer accepting new Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO and EPO (i.e. non-HMO) insurance clients, as I expect to be transitioning off the insurance panel.
I can provide you with an appropriately coded invoice if you would like to seek reimbursement through Out-of-Network benefits with an insurance plan not mentioned above.
Please check with your insurance plan if you need an explanation of your current benefits (such as co-pay or co-insurance rates, deductibles, benefits, Out of Network benefits, number of sessions allowed) as plan benefits vary widely within a given insurance company's offerings.
For my private pay clients, my regular fee is $125.00 per 55 minute session.
I also offer a limited number of sliding scale slots for those clients paying out of pocket for whom this fee represents a financial hardship. As of August 2019 these spots are currently full.
Longer sessions may be available for an additional charge.
FORMS OF PAYMENT:
I accept cash, checks and credit cards in my office, and can provide invoices and receipts via Paypal.
Payments are due at time of service or prior to the session.