SBCS does not work with insurance companies. 

** SBCS can provide documentation (super bill) for you to submit for "out of network" coverage.

** See below for more information about Insurance and Out of Network

Fees are paid to SBCS at time of service:

  • Credit Card - Square / Stripe

  • Health Savings Account

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Cash / Checks for established clients (only)

Susan's Session Rates:

Individual Session $160 / 50-minute session

Brainspotting Session $250 / 90-minute session - $160 / 50 minute session

Brainspotting Intake Session $250 / 90-minute session

Couples/Family Intake Session $300 / 90-120-minute session

At the end of the intake session, Susan will determine therapeutic fit and discuss next steps or nesssary referrals.

Couples/Family Session $280 / 90-minute session

Noelle’s Session Rates

Individual Sessions $130 / 50-minute sessions

Couples Sessions $200 Intake / 100-minute session - $175 Follow Up / 90-minute session.

*Initial Intake Includes the Gottman Relationship Checkup

Brittany's Session Rates:

Individual Sessions $120 / 50-minute session || Couples Sessions $180 initial intake / $150 follow-up 90-minute session

*Initial Intake Includes the Gottman Relationship Checkup

Emily’s Session Rates:

Individual Sessions $110 / 50-minute session



Out of Network * INSURANCE INFO

Space Between Counseling Services is an Out of Network provider, with many insurance companies which means that we do not bill insurance companies directly. Your counseling services may be eligible for reimbursement through out-of-network benefits, medical spending (FSA's) or health care savings accounts (HSA's)

Health insurance plans and benefits vary. If you are interested in using your health insurance, please call your insurance provider to inquire about reimbursement for out-of-network counseling services. Space Between Counseling Services will provide you with a receipt at the end of each month (at the client request), which you can submit to your insurance company for out-of-network coverage/reimbursement.


Why don’t we take insurance?

Here at Space Between Counseling Services, we choose to work outside of insurance companies for a variety of reasons:

1) We want our clients to be able to determine the length, frequency, and type of therapy they receive. When you use your insurance plan to obtain therapy, the insurance companies can often dictate how long you can be in therapy or even what kind of therapy you can receive.

2) Client privacy and protection. When using insurance to pay for therapy, a mental health diagnosis is required which then goes onto your permanent medical record, possibly creating an impact when applying for life and medical insurance coverage, or possibly limiting future employment opportunities. At SBCS, we like to empower our clients to choose whether or not they want to have a diagnosis on their medical record. By being out-of-network and private pay, we can allow our clients the highest degree of privacy, flexibility, and control of their medical records allowed by Maryland state law.

  • Many clients choose not to involve insurance companies in their mental health care.

  • Their counseling is not limited by the diagnosis, treatment plan or session limits that health insurance companies dictate.

  • Insurance companies often limit the number of sessions and even the type of therapy.

  • Many insurance companies DO NOT cover couples work, relational counseling and/or family therapy OON. 

To have therapy services covered under insurance, a mental health diagnosis must be made. This then becomes a part of your permanent health care record. This may lead to limitations such as denial for quality life insurance or health insurance later on.

Additionally, since a mental health diagnosis must be made to obtain reimbursement, the insurance company can review all of your records at their discretion.

By paying privately or out of pocket, we can assure private pay clients of the highest degree of privacy, flexibility and control of their mental health record allowed by Maryland state law, since our records are exempt from insurance reporting and random compliance audits. 

In addition, many insurance companies require a deductible to be met before they start paying, so you may be paying out of pocket anyway. 

We will work collaboratively to decide how often to attend therapy and you decide what you want to focus on.

YOU have the control, not the insurance company.