Your first session is a 30 minute paperwork appointment with our office manager, called the “Screening”. During this appointment you will be completing paperwork that will allow us to pinpoint the issues more expediently. It is billed at $50. Please Bring cash or a credit card. We do not accept checks.
Please bring the following with you to your Screening:
The second appointment usually takes between 1-2 hours. This appointment is usually done by one of our LMSWs here. This is a full psychiatric evaluation during which the causes of your suffering will be teased out – what is biological and what is psychological – and further, what can be done about these causes. This appointment is called the “Intake”. It is charged at $400. Your first receipt will be given after this appointment and will reflect both charges. We will then schedule you with Dr. Belsare.
All appointments with Dr. Belsare are charged at $175. The maximum time between appointments for a stable client is 3 months. Therapy with our social workers is available for $95/session. Each session is 60-90 minutes long, depending on the therapy technique utilized. Our therapists include: Deirdre Eberhart, LMSW, Rebekah Jamison, LMSW, Lynne Theophanis, LMSW, and Sandra Sullivan, LMSW. Telehealth options available. There is a $ 50 charge for any laboratory screening or genetic testing that may be used. This is scheduled with Cara Munck, the office manager.
These sessions are with experienced parent and social worker, Jinny Tauss, MSW. They are 1 hour in length and charged at $60. Please call 607-215-1705 and ask to speak with Jinny to schedule an appointment
*These are services that are offered independently by Jinny Tauss, they are not supervised by Dr. Belsare and not billed from Contemplative Medicine.
Reiki is a form of alternative medicine called energy healing. Reiki practitioners use a technique called palm healing or hands-on healing through which a "universal energy" is said to be transferred through the palms of the practitioner to the patient in order to encourage emotional or physical healing.
This is a 1 hour long session, charged at $60 , which is not reimbursed by insurance. You are welcome to utilize this service even if you have medicaid or medicare.
These sessions are carried out by master reiki and shaman Rebekah Jamison. Please call 607-220-8252 to schedule an appointment.
*These are services that are offered independently by Rebekah Jamison, they are not supervised by Dr. Belsare and not billed from Contemplative Medicine.
We do not take any insurance, however, we can provide you with a receipt to bill your insurance by filing an out-of-network claim form. You could then download a claim form from your insurance website, fill out with the numbers on the receipt, and send into your insurance. Each insurance program is different. Most do refund a portion of your cost or apply it to your deductible.
We cannot serve you if you have any form of government sponsored insurance (such as Medicare or Medicaid). The standing we have with Medicare and Medicaid does not allow us to legally accept money from you. We are sorry. Please consider CTRC, which accepts all insurances, at 607-797-0680.
If you are seeking help for opioid addiction and are in need of suboxone, call ACBC 607-723-7308, Kara Howe ext.106
If you are in immediate withdraw, please call helio Health.
With rare exception, We do not accept individuals below the age of 18.
There is no charge for cancellations made with 24 hours notice. For later cancellations, $50 will be deducted. If you do not cancel and do not attend your appointment, you are liable for the full session charge.