I provide individual psychotherapy, and work with a variety of concerns including stress, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, relationship difficulties, family conflict, trauma, abuse, illness, grief, and loss. At the moment, I provide both in-person and telehealth sessions.
I see adolescents (14+), emerging adults, and adults.
Please see my normal business hours and upcoming changes to my normal schedule.
I am currently paneled with CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield and Johns Hopkins EHP insurances. For all other insurances, I am an “out-of-network” provider.
My rate is $250 for the initial intake session, and $165 for subsequent individual psychotherapy sessions.
I am able to offer a sliding scale to a limited number of individuals. These individuals must be able to demonstrate financial need.
Payment can be made with a credit or debit card online. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, JCB, Discover, and Diners Club cards are accepted. Payment will also be accepted in the form of cash, checks, and money orders. Cash should not be sent through standard mail.
Kindly make all checks and money orders payable to: Doug Girard, Psy.D.
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Please cancel all sessions by phone. Any session not cancelled with at least 24 hours advanced notice will be charged.
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In the field of clinical psychology there are two doctoral degrees. The first is a Ph.D., which stands for Doctor of Philosophy. This degree is typically given out to graduates who have specialized in research. The second is a Psy.D., or Doctor of Psychology. This degree is typically given to graduates who have specialized in practice. I have a Psy.D. degree.