FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is Dr. Hermanstyne's approach to treatment?
He offers medication management, individual psychotherapy, or both services based on a thorough assessment of your needs and preferences. While an integrative approach that offers both treatment strategies can be highly beneficial, he also collaborates with therapists and primary care practitioners in support of a holistic treatment approach once he obtains your consent to exchange health information.
How long is a typical appointment and how much do sessions cost?
Initial assessment appointments are 90 minutes in length while follow-up appointments are 25 or 50 minutes depending on your treatment needs.
The current service fees are:
15-minute Initial Consultation: Free
90-minute Diagnostic Assessment: $600
25-minute Follow-Up Appointment: $250
50-minute Follow-Up Appointment: $350
While Dr. Hermanstyne is not currently a member of private insurance panels, you may be eligible for reimbursement for out of network provider visits. Please contact your insurance company to learn more, and Dr. Hermanstyne can provide you with necessary documentation if you seek reimbursement via your insurance plan.
Are there in-person appointments?
Currently, Dr. Hermanstyne only offers telehealth visits, so it is important to have a consistent audio and video connection during your scheduled appointment time.
Can Dr. Hermanstyne see patients who reside anywhere in the country?
Dr. Hermanstyne can only see patients who are currently California residents.
What is the cancellation policy?
Once you schedule an appointment, you must notify Dr. Hermanstyne at minimum 24 hours in advance of your appointment time if you must cancel or reschedule. If you do not cancel or reschedule without at least 24 hours notice, you will be subject to the full cost of the scheduled session.