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Your First Visit

Scheduling Your First Appointment

Call 402.955.3900

  • You will be asked for information about why you are seeking services
  • If you need to cancel the appointment, please call  24 hours in advance

Prior to Your First Appointment

  • Contact your insurance company to determine your mental health benefits
  • Complete forms located here and bring to your first visit

    If you do not complete forms prior to arriving, we ask that you arrive 30 minutes before your appointment to complete them in our office.

    What to Bring with You to the First Appointment

    • Your child must be present at the first appointment
    • If your child is under the age of 19, at least one parent must be present to sign the consent to treat
    • A copy of your insurance card
    • Any relevant school, medical or prior treatment records or testing results
    • Custody papers, if applicable
    • If your child is under the age of 6, please bring another adult to stay with them in the waiting room while the therapist meets alone with the parent
    • Please do not bring siblings to the initial appointment

    Additional Information

    • Your initial appointment will last approximately 50 minutes
    • Co-payments or co-insurance is expected at the time of service and will be collected when you check-in for your appointment
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