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PART I: Administrative Intake Process 

Administrative Intake Process

At Beyond-Counseling Wellness Center, the initial administrative intake process for clients entering mental health services usually includes the following steps:


  1. Initial Phone Contact: The client contacts the wellness center by phone or through their website to discuss their needs for treatment.  Our goal is We understand that finding the right therapist is crucial to your success in therapy, and our clinical receptionist is dedicated to helping you find the best fit and will schedule the initial 15-minute phone consultation. During this consultation, you will have the opportunity to speak with the therapist and discuss your concerns, goals, and any specific preferences you may have. This will help the therapist get a better understanding of your needs and determine if they can provide the appropriate support for you. Once the consultation is complete, if both you and the therapist feel it is a good match, our receptionist will schedule your first therapeutic appointment.

  2. Completing Intake Forms: Prior to the first appointment, the client is asked to fill out intake forms. These forms usually include information regarding personal details, medical and mental health history, current symptoms, and any medications or treatments the client is currently undergoing. These forms are necessary to gather essential information about the client's background and current situation. 

  3. Insurance Verification: If the client intends to use insurance for payment, the wellness center will verify insurance coverage and gather relevant details such as the client's insurance ID, policy number, and contact information for the insurance company. 

  4. Insurance Authorization: The wellness center may assist the client in obtaining authorization for mental health services from their insurance provider if required. This step ensures that the sessions will be covered by insurance and helps determine any copays or deductibles the client may have. 

  5. Payment Arrangements: Beyond-Counseling Wellness Center may discuss payment options with the client, including insurance co-pays, self-pay rates, or sliding scale fees. This is important to ensure that the client understands the financial aspect of the services and can make necessary arrangements. 

  6. Therapy Notes Portal Registration: After the administrative process is complete, the clinical receptionist at Beyond-Counseling Wellness Center will send the client a portal link from Therapy Notes. The client is required to register their information through this secure online platform. The portal allows clients to access and update their personal information, view upcoming appointments, complete necessary forms, and communicate with their therapist. 


Overall, the initial administrative intake process at Beyond-Counseling Wellness Center aims to gather relevant client information, determine insurance coverage, and establish payment arrangements. The use of the Therapy Notes portal ensures convenience and efficiency for clients in managing their treatment journey.

The Stages Of Counseling

PART II: The Stages Of Counseling 

After the initial intake process with our administrative team, Beyond-Counseling Wellness Center, the therapeutic process is highly personalized and tailored to meet the specific needs of each client. 


The initial stages of counseling typically involve the following:


  1. Assessment: During this stage, the therapist gathers information about the client's concerns, history, and goals. This helps to establish a foundation for therapy and identify any underlying issues or patterns. Also, the therapist will ask questions about the client's personal history, including their background, family dynamics, and current life situation. The therapist may also inquire about any previous experiences with therapy or mental health issues.

  2. Goal Setting: The therapist and client work together to establish specific goals for therapy. These goals may be short-term or long-term and provide a direction for the therapeutic process.

  3. Treatment Planning: Based on the assessment and goals, the therapist develops a treatment plan that outlines the strategies or interventions to be used in therapy. This plan may be revised and adjusted as therapy progresses.

  4. Intervention: This stage involves the actual therapeutic work. The therapist employs various techniques and interventions to help the client address their concerns, gain insights, develop coping skills, and make positive changes in their life.

  5. Evaluation: Throughout therapy, the therapist continually assesses the client's progress and the effectiveness of the interventions. This may involve reviewing the client's goals, tracking changes in symptoms or behavior, and obtaining feedback from the client.

  6. Termination: When the client has achieved their therapy goals or feels ready to end therapy, the termination stage occurs. The therapist and client process the ending of therapy, review progress made and may provide resources or strategies for the client to maintain their progress.


It is important to note that the stages of counseling can vary depending on the therapeutic approach used and the unique needs and circumstances of each client. The therapist will regularly communicate and collaborate with the client to ensure the therapy process aligns with the client's preferences and goals.


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7800 West Oakland Park Boulevard Sunrise, FL 33351
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