Will my insurance cover mental health services?
As of January 1, 2016,
Dr. Saks will not be a provider for any insurance company. You can check with your insurance company to see if they provide
out-of-network benefits which you can file for.
Where are you located and what are
Please view our directions and map page for location. The office hours
are 9:30 – 12:00 and 1:00 – 5:00 Monday-Thursday, 9:30 - 1PM Friday.
What is the difference between a psychiatrist and a therapist?
A psychiatrist is a doctor and carries the credentials of M.D. Therefore, the doctor can prescribe
medication and any other psychiatric care. A therapist is licensed as an LMHC (licensed mental health counselor) or as an
LCSW (licensed clinical social worker) and is qualified to treat patients using a variety of therapeutic techniques.
Do you treat children and adolescents?
As a policy,
this office does not treat anyone under the age of 18. We can refer out to qualified child psychiatrists and psychologists.
Are your services strictly confidential?
By policy and
by federal law, our services are always confidential. We cannot share any information with anyone without a patient’s
Can anyone come to my appointments with me?
It is always the patient’s choice about having anyone else present during a session. Nobody can
insist on joining a session without the patient’s consent.
What is sex therapy?
Sex Therapy is a behavioral, six to twelve session therapy for couples who desire greater intimacy
and full sexual enjoyment in their lives. Dr. Saks has expertise in this field as well as in psychopharmacology and psychotherapy.