Frequently Asked Questions
What are your fees for service? Do you submit for insurance?
- 15 minute pre-scheduling meet-and-greet: No cost to you
- Initial evaluation: $350
- Follow-up medication visit for under 30 minutes: $200
- Psychotherapy appointments with or without medication management for over 30 minutes: $250
- Fee for credit and debit card payments: up to 3.5%
Do you prescribe medication?
Yes, psychiatric nurse practitioners are licensed to prescribe medication. Ryan Rifkin has additional certification to prescribe buprenorphine/Suboxone®.
What should I do to prepare for our first session?
What is your approach to privacy?
When is your soonest appointment for a new patient intake?
Although the “soonest” appointment is fleeting, as of February 2020 most new patients are able to be scheduled in approximately two weeks. For existing patients, same day appointments are often available dependent on urgency.