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Frequently Asked Questions

Are all the services provided with Youthful Connections virtual? Is virtual therapy just as good as in office therapy?

Yes, all services are currently provided in a virtual format and yes, virtual therapy is just as effective as if you were going to visit your therapist in the office. Benefits of virtual therapy and virtual services include: convenience, flexibility, comfort, security, and access to care. However, with every benefit, there are also risks that one needs to be aware of that may include: lack of research, security/confidentiality, and technology failure. Review the 'Educational Tips and Resources' area if you would like to learn more.

Do you have to reside in North Carolina to receive services?

Yes, for therapy services and LCSWA supervision, one MUST RESIDE in the state of NC to receive these services. However, if you are requesting the Certified Breakthrough Parenting Program, one on one parenting coaching, and/or a Psycho-educational Seminar or Training then you DO NOT have to reside in NC.  

Can I book an Intake Session? And how long do sessions last?

Yes, you can book an Intake session. An initial FREE 15-minute Consultation is REQUIRED prior to any intake THERAPY session to determine appropriateness of services. Once, appropriateness is determined an Intake session is scheduled. Intake sessions range from 60-70 minutes. However, sessions following completion of intake are 55 minutes, and they can be provided weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly depending on the needs of the individual. Coaching, training programs, and counseling groups times vary from 60-120 minutes depending on service with other requirements discussed upon registration. CLICK the Link below to SCHEDULE your FREE 15-minute consultation. 

What are your fees and do you accept insurance?

Yes, Youthful Connections does accept insurance as a form of payment from the following providers: Optum, Aetna, Cigna, and United HealthCare, and BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS). You will need to contact your insurance company to inquire about your policy and therapy services. Co-pays are expected at the time services are rendered.  

In the event that your insurance provider does not cover services identified below, here are the fees expected for services to be rendered:

-$150 for 60-70 minutes Tele-therapy Intake session

-$120 for 55 minutes of Tele-therapy session

-$25 per class for Certified Breakthrough Parenting Program 

-$45 individual/group for LCSWA Clinical supervision 

-Contact Janiqua Obey, MSW LCSW at for Speaking engagement needs and fees

Payments can be made with: Discover, Visa, Mastercard, or American Express

Can I enroll in one-on-one parent coaching without enrolling in the Certified Breakthrough Parenting Program?

No, unfortunately at this time one-on-one parent coaching is reserved for individuals who are currently enrolled in the Certified Breakthrough Parenting Program (CBPP) that require additional support and assistance with achieving their goals and meeting their needs. The one-on-one parenting portion does REQUIRE a fee and is time limited. In later months, Youthful Connections will be launching a Parenting Program that will focus on meeting the needs of Parents in a solo capacity rather than group setting. To learn more about future program launches, please 'Subscribe' below to be apart of YCCCC's email list.

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