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 10AM to 5 PM Monday-Thursday, - 10AM to1PM Friday.
What is the difference between a psychiatrist and a therapist?
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.
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 written consent.
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?
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.