Fees for Tracy Schaperow, Psy.D. and Sam Schaperow, MSMFT, LMFT vary depending on the type of service, its length, and the provider. Rates range from $45*-~$280** for therapy/coaching, and psychological testing (we provide testing for gifted, detailed IQ w/o learning disability eval., and personality testing) ranges from ~$500-$1800.  Insurance only covers mental illnesses, and rarely this testing.   We accept checks, cash, and some of us may accept credit cards (please inquire prior to coming in if using a credit card).  The Schaperows can be reached at 860-447-2047. 

Tracy Schaperow, Psy.D. and Sam Schaperow, MSMFT, LMFT have successfully removed their contracting with managed care providers.  However, we can provide you with a form with all codes filled in so you'll not need to deal with the hassle of filling out insurance forms in order to obtain reimbursement from you PPO.  However, you may face a deductible before coverage begins.

Tracy Schaperow, Psy.D. and Sam Schaperow, MSMFT, LMFT choose to work very little with managed care insurance companies, ensuring our clients maximum privacy, maintaining small to moderate case-loads (typically 1/2 what other therapists do) in order to be able to do extensive intersession work, consultations, etc., and to maintain flexibility in treatment planning.

*$45 is for very brief, [behavioral] prescriptive sessions, while **$280 is for certain couple work.  

Our associates, independent practitioners operating within the same space, who are on insurance panels and/or reduced fees, are:

I. Associates:

A. Insurance, in-network plans taken:
 
Lee Oren, LCSW (203-376-2658) (ages 13+, w/a specialty in young adult females, no Medicare as primary, & not taking addiction, specific grief counseling, court mandated, couples, exclusively OCD, males w/sliding fee, high risk, or custody cases)
-Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield
-Husky
-out-of-network on other plans
-sliding-fee-scale available


Meg Berry, LCSW (860-501-9767) 
(ages 18-50, w/older if a good fit, no Medicare as primary, & no family/couple work)
-Anthem
-HealthyCT (HCT)
-Husky
-Tricare
-out-of-network on other plans
-sliding-fee-scale available

Vanessa Love, LPC and art therapist (860-501-9771) (age 12+ or older for individual therapy, or younger for families, plus takes couples, but does not take borderline, anger management, or court-related cases, and may not take autism or autism-like cases)
-Husky
-HealthyCT
-Tricare Standard
-Anthem
-takes insurance out-of-network on PPO & some POS plans
-reduced-fee-slots available

Jeff Matyas, LADC (860-447-8982, ext. 4) (Ages 13+, & only takes drug & alcohol cases). 
-Anthem
-Cigna
-Husky
-HealthyCT
-out-of-network on other plans
-sliding-fee-scale available

Rachel Dash-Dougherty, LCSW (860-447-8982, ext. 3) Caseload full. (ages 13+, no autism or family/couple work)
-Anthem
-Husky
-takes insurance out-of-network on PPO & some POS plans
-reduced-fee-slots available

Heather Hoagland, LCSW (860-447-8982, ext. 1) Caseload full.  (ages 16+, & doesn't take autism, or addiction counseling, including drug, alcohol, and gambling)
-Anthem
-Husky
-takes insurance out-of-network on PPO & some POS plans
-reduced-fee-slots available

B. Sliding-fee-scale, reduced fees, and/or out-of-network plans taken:

All but the Schaperows and Dr. Werner offer reduced fees.

II. Affiliates:

Arlene Werner, Ph.D. (860-447-8982, ext. 0)
(does not do brain-injury, suboxone, dual insurance, or generally reduced fee)
-Husky A, B, & D
-Anthem
-Tricare
If a really good fit, such as "
adolescent, depressed, anxious young adult, parenting issues, mood disorders", Dr. Werner may see people with:
-Pequot plus
-Aetna
-United

Richard Conover, LCSW (449-3993) Has not replied on insurance accepted.  Thus listed as caseload full, until we hear otherwise.


------------------------------------------------------------------------
Return to the Schaperow Psychology Center of CT Homepage

Please read to the left for more information. 

If interested, please read the following:

Even when seeing someone in an insurance network, there are times when mental health is not covered.  If you do see a provider who gets you covered for any of the following by altering the diagnosis for reimbursement purposes, do you really wish to see that kind of therapist?  Ahead is the information quoted from Anthem.com, which covers Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield.  Most insurers use this exact same formula:

"MENTAL HEALTH CARE: The term Mental Health Care means services provided to treat a mental

disorder as defined in the most recent edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s “Diagnostic and

Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders”. Mental Health Care does not include (1) mental retardation, (2)

learning disorders, (3) motor skills disorder, (4) communication disorders, (5) caffeine-related disorders,

(6) relational problems, and (7) additional conditions that may be a focus of clinical attention, that are not

otherwise defined as mental disorders in the most recent edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s

“Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders’."