To get started, you will During the initial phone call, a clinician will speak with you for 5 to 5 minutes. The LakeWest DBT clinicians will ask some questions to gather a brief background and provide a recommendation for the relevant services we have to offer. The clinician will review fees and payment. If after getting to know our services you would like to move forward with treatment, you can schedule an intake assessment.
Intake Assessment: Duration for this service is typically 50 minutes, unless decided differently between clinician and client. During this session, you will have the opportunity to discuss your current concerns and the clinician will inquire about relevant history in an effort to create a framework for treatment. This sessions allows the clinician to identify clients' concerns, make treatment recommendations, and start developing a treatment plan. This appointment is also an opportunity to learn about your clinician and determine if it is a good fit for your needs.