Q & A

Q & A

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At The Woodlands Behavioral Health & Wellness Center, we always have staff available to help answer your questions. Read the answers to our most frequently asked questions below, and be sure to give us a call if you have additional concerns!

Q & A

What is the process, how do I get started?
All new clients come in for a complimentary consultation to determine if we are the best fir for you and your family. This will give you the chance to sit down with one of our clinicians give some background history of what lead you to seek services. Then, we will offer information about our center and what services we have to offer. Then we will have a collaborative conversation about how best to move forward with treatment and get you scheduled with the clinician that would be the best fit for you and your family. 

Do you take insurance?
No, we are a fee for service center. However, during the first visit (complimentary consultation) we will provide insurance codes you will need if you would like to privately bill your insurance company. Our invoices will have all the necessary information you need to file a claim with your insurance company. 

How long does it take to get an appointment?
For our complimentary consultations, we can usually get clients in within the week, depending on the client’s flexibility in schedule. For testing, clients can usually be scheduled within a week depending on their availability. For our psychiatrist, he has about a 2-3-week long waitlist. 

Do you only treat ADHD?
No. Our clinicians are trained to work with a variety of different mental health issues with a variety of different treatment modalities. 

What is the difference between ADD and ADHD?
With the new DSM, there is no longer a diagnosis of ADD, there is only ADHD. However, there are three different types of ADHD: inattentive, hyperactivity, or combination. 

Do you have a psychiatrist on staff?
Yes! Dr. Peccora is a child and adolescent psychiatrists and sees adult patients as well. Dr. Peccora has about a 2-week long waitlist to get an appointment. 

Do we have to take medication? Are there alternative to medication?
No, medication is not a requirement of our clinic, however we do have alternatives to medication using supplements, therapy, academic accommodations, diet and sleep changes, and many more. 

Who is on your staff?
On staff, we have a psychiatrist, clinical psychologists, licensed professional counselors, an educational diagnostician, a Ph.D. candidate in health psychology, executive skills coaches, and a marriage and family therapy associate. 

Are you a detox center? Do you offer methadone or suboxone?
We are not a detox center, nor do we offer methadone or suboxone treatment. However, we do have a step-down outpatient program once the client is detoxed, and are trained in treating substance abuse issues or duel diagnosis. 

Are you residential or outpatient?
We are an outpatient facility. 

Do you have an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)?
Yes, we have our version of an IOP. We have an intensive treatment program, which is individualized to meet the client’ s needs. First, the client will come in for the complimentary consultation and undergo an assessment. Then services will be determined based on the assessment and an individualized treatment plan will be constructed. This is particularly helpful if a client is in crisis to avoid hospitalization, or can be used as a step down from hospitalized or residential treatment. 

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