Frequently Asked Questions

How do I make my first appointment?

Please contact our office at 785-539-5455 or support@andrewsinc.net.

What are your hours?

We offer counseling Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm.
Our business office is open Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

What ages do you provide counseling to?

All ages! Children, Adolescents, Adults, and Elderly individuals.

Do you accept insurance?

Yes. Our providers accept plans from many insurance companies. If your therapist is not an "in-network" provider for your insurance plan, you may still have coverage. We also have select providers who offer a reduced rate (contact our office to inquire). The following insurance companies are those we are considered "in-network" with, however NOT ALL THERAPISTS accept these plans. Please inquire with your therapist.
- Aetna
- Blue Cross and Blue Shield
- Cempatico
- Cigna
- Coresource
- Coventry
- GEHA
- KanCare/Medicaid
- Medicare/WPS
- Sunflower
- TRICARE/TRICARE WEST
- United Behavioral Health/United Healthcare

We also accept many EAP (Employee Assistance Program) Plans. Please click here to read more about Employee Assistance Programs.

How much is a session and how long is it?

Our office bills insurance at the following rates based on time spent in a counseling session and service provided.
*Many of our providers offer a self-pay discount, please inquire with the office.

SERVICE

Diagnostic Evaluation 
Individual/Family/Marriage session
Individual/Family/Marriage session
Pre-marital            
Psychological Evaluation

TIME/RATE

(60 minutes) - $250
(45 minutes) - $125
(56 minutes) - $155
(45 minutes) - Inquire with therapist
Time Varies - Inquire with therapist

SERVICE

Diagnostic Evaluation -  $250 (60 mins)
Individual/Family/Marriage session - $125 (45 mins)
Individual/Family/Marriage session - $155 (56 mins)
Pre-marital - Inquire (45 mins)
Psychological Evaluation - Inquire (Time Varies)

I do not have health insurance. Can you still help me?

Yes. Please ask about our reduced rate for selected providers. If we are unable to help, we can provide information to other counseling offices.

My insurance plan has a large deductible that I can not pay. Do you have options for me?

Yes. Please ask about our reduced rate for selected providers.

I have never attended a therapy session, what should I expect at the first visit?

You can expect that we will want to get to know you. This might include asking you questions about your background, your goals for therapy, and what the concerns are that initiated the call to our office. However the main focus for your therapist at the first appointment (and additional) is to build a relationship with you.

What do I bring to my first appointment?

Yourself, and in some cases your spouse or family members. We also ask that you verify your insurance benefits prior to your appointment (see below) as well as completed the paperwork sent to you by our office. (If you did not complete the online paperwork, we have hard copies available.)

What is your confidentiality policy?

We will not share your personal information without your permission. There are however exclusions which include immediate death threats to yourself or an individual as well as abuse of a child or the elderly. Also, we can not guarantee confidentiality when we submit a claim to your insurance company for therapy sessions at our office. Please refer to our Notice of Privacy Practices.

What is your cancellation policy?

Please provide us with greater than 24-hours notice to cancel an appointment in order to avoid any fees.

I have an account question/concern, who do I contact?

Please contact Tami at Tami@andrewsinc.net or 785-539-5455.

How can I pay for my sessions?

We accept all major credit cards, Flexible Spending and Healthcare Savings Accounts, cash, and checks. You can also pay using the Client Portal.

What is the Client Portal and how do I get access to it?

The Client Portal (located in the main menu on this website) allows any client of Andrews & Associates Counseling the ability to check an account balance, verify scheduled appointment times, update demographic information, and pay a balance. If you do not have a Client Portal Login and Password or have forgotten your password please CLICK ON CLIENT PORTAL in the main menu.

Will my insurance pay for counseling?

Most insurance policies pay for counseling. Please contact your insurance company to inquire about your specific mental health benefits. We suggest asking your insurance company what your benefits are for a mental health office visit, if you have a maximum number or dollar amount of sessions per year, and if authorization is required.

What do the letters after each therapist's name mean?

MA - Master of Arts
MS - Master of Science
MSW - Master of Social Work
MSFT - Master of Science in Family Therapy
LCMFT - Licensed Clinical Marriage & Family Therapist
LMFT - Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
LCP - Licensed Clinical Psychologist
LPC - Licensed Professional Counselor
LMSW - Licensed Master Social Worker
LCAC - Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor
Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy
​Ed.S. - Education Specialist

Do you offer faith-based counseling, such as Christian counseling?

Our office has select providers that offer Christian counseling, please refer to the individual biography pages or contact us.