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Fees & Insurance

Payment is expected at the time of service.

We accept most major credit cards, debit cards, prepaid and rewards cards, including Visa, Mastercard, AMEX, JB, UnionPay and Discover via Square. Checks and cash welcome. (Ask about a cash discount!)

We can also accept Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) cards and can provide a record of payment for flexible spending account reimbursement.

Fee Table

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Abigail Burd, LCSW Briana Kilian, MFTI
Individual Counseling
Individual Session, 45-50 minutes $145 $90
Couples or Family Therapy
Couples or Family Session, 45-50 minutes $165 $120
Couples or Family Session, 75-80 minutes
*Suggested for 1st session
$225 $180
Other Services
Supervision, 60 minutes $72.50  –
Case Management, Consultation or Report Writing
per 15 minutes
$40  $30

Insurance
At this time, neither Abby or Briana is “in network” for any insurance providers. If you have an HMO or an insurance such as Kaiser, TriCare or MediCal, they will NOT cover our services, and you would have to pay out of pocket. Some clients have insurance benefits, but still prefer to pay personally. Some of the benefits of paying privately include more privacy and more control over your treatment. If you are curious about why we decided not to be “in network” for insurance, this therapist wrote a good article about it here.

Out of Network Insurance
If you have a PPO, Abby, as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, is able to be an “out of network” provider. Briana may or may not be, depending on if they accept pre-license therapists. We still request full payment at the time of service, but provide you with a detailed record of payment (or “super bill”) that you can submit for reimbursement. How much different insurance providers cover varies widely. If you are interested in using Out of Network benefits for PPO plans from insurances such as Cigna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, or others, I recommend calling them, and asking:

  1. “Do I have Out of Network coverage for therapy?”
  2. “How much of a $145 fee would you cover?”
  3. “Do I have to meet a deductible before you start covering for Out of Network?”
  4. “Is my issue an allowable diagnosis/reason for therapy?”
  5. (If you are interested in seeing Briana): “Do you cover pre-license Marriage and Family Therapists?”

Sliding Scale
Both Abby and Briana have a limited number of spots open for clients needing a reduced fee. The sliding scale is based upon annual household income. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide free or pro bono services at this location. If you need additional referrals here in San Diego, contact us.

Fees are Subject to Change
Fees are subject to change at any time. For existing clients, notice will be provided at least 90 days before their rate is increased.

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Burd Psychotherapy
5252 Balboa Ave #803,
San Diego, CA 92117

619 289 7818

Monday  9am – 8pm
Tuesday  9am – 5pm
Wednesday  9am – 5pm
Thursday  9am – 8pm
Friday  9am – 5pm
Saturday  9am – 5pm
Sunday  closed