Adult Counseling Office

EFFECTIVE COUNSELING FOR ADULTS IN SOLDOTNA, AK

Therapy is a unique and individual process. It is not a one size fits all proposition, and as such, you need a provider with a diverse set of skills to support you in achieving your identified goals and objectives. At KPMH, our counselors strive to support you in creating lifelong changes that allow for healthy and sustainable relationships, including relationships with others, but also the relationship one has to their own self.

KPMH counselors utilize integrative therapeutic approaches to tailor supports for the individual and unique needs of each client. You can expect a wholistic perspective that takes into account the many variables that contribute to overall health and well being. In addition to addressing symptoms, your provider will work along side you to assess other possible contributing factors; such as sleep, diet, supplementation, exercise, mindfulness, and connection with others, to name a few.

Our counselors at KPMH work in conjunction with other community based providers to ensure that you are on the most efficient and effective path towards health and wellness. We may make referrals to these providers to ensure we are capturing all of the relevant factors that may be contributing to your distress. KPMH counselors recognize the interplay between mental and physical health, and utilize this knowledge in addressing your symptoms in a comprehensive manner.

QUICK COUNSELING FACTS

Sessions are 50 - 60 minutes

Experienced professional therapists on staff

$180 per session

Accepted by most insurance providers

We do not accept medicaid at this time

To schedule: (206) 451-7271

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Should I See a Therapist?

While leaning on the support of friends and family is essential, it is not always sufficient. Sometimes it can be beneficial to engage in the therapeutic process, and access the support of an unbiased person who’s routing for Team YOU. Therapy can be an incredibly supportive space that allows one to sift through and evaluate where they are, where they want to go and most importantly, how to get there.

Whether early childhood experiences of trauma, fragmented relationships, or symptoms of anxiety or depression bring you into counseling, our KPMH providers are here to offer unconditional positive regard and support. This process can be profoundly transformational as you work to uncover the root of the challenges you face, while teaching you skills and strategies for long term change and overall success.

Some of the common causes of distress that bring adults into counseling include:


What you can expect from COUNSELING

Once you reach out, one of our KPMH Soldotna therapist will be in touch to talk about your particular circumstances, and what brings you into counseling at this time. Should you wish to move forward, an appointment will be set up to meet and talk in more detail, ensuring that the therapeutic relationship is a “good fit” for all involved. Our counselors at KPMH believe that the therapeutic relationship is the vehicle for growth and change. Without that vital connection, little progress will be made in this process. Providing all parties are motivated to move forward, initial sessions will be spent building rapport and gathering information about your wants, needs and goals for therapy. Your counselor will work with you to identify objectives, explore strategies and utilize resources. The pace and speed of this process is up to you, as the therapeutic time and space is ultimately about you.

 
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Our therapists at KMPH will use complimentary and integrative approaches, offering a combination of traditional Western techniques as well as Eastern interventions. Should you be open to these interventions, possible areas of exploration might included guided imagery, meditation and mindfulness. Additionally, KPMH providers are trained in EMDR, and use brain based science to offer education and support in your journey towards change.


OUR SPECIALIZED ADULT COUNSELORS IN SOLDOTNA

Professional Therapist Robyn Howlett

Robyn Howlett - Counselor

Robyn is passionate about coming along side and supporting people on their individual paths to health and wellness. Robyn loves getting outside of the ‘brick and mortar’ approach, and looks for opportunities to incorporate nature, movement, and play as aids in pursuing mental health. Find out more about Robyn.

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Mary Kuepper - Counselor

Mary has over a decade of experience working in community based mental health. Though she has worked with people across the lifespan, she specializes in work with kids, teens and families. Mary is passionate about giving people the tools they need to not only function well, but to thrive in their everyday life. Learn more about Mary here.


Billing and Insurance Specifics

Insurance

  • KPMH is currently a preferred provider with Blue Cross Blue Shield. Any deductibles, co-pays or co-insurances are due in full at the time of service. If KPMH is not in network with your insurance carrier, as a courtesy, we will submit an out of network claim on your behalf. Any deductibles, co-pays or co- insurances are due in full at the time of service. Any cost of service not reimbursed by your insurance carrier will be your responsibility.

Secondary Insurance Coverage

  • At this time, KPMH does not bill secondary insurance directly. If you have secondary insurance coverage, we would be happy to provide you with a Superbill that will streamline the reimbursement process. You are welcome to handle that yourself, or, we recommend utilizing Better, an online tool for filing out of network claims and securing reimbursement for money paid out of pocket. You can find out more about this resource at https://www.getbetter.co/

Medicaid and Medicare

  • At this time, KPMH providers are unable to see any individuals who have Medicaid or Medicare coverage.

Cost

  • Cost of Individual and Family therapy sessions is $180 per hour.

  • Sessions last between 50- 60 minutes.

  • Cash, check or major credit cards are all accepted.


HOW DO I MOVE FORWARD WITH COUNSELING?

Ready to get started? Call or email us today. Our contact info is at the bottom of this page.

Once you reach out, one of our Soldotna therapist will contact you to gather information regarding your specific situation.  This process will help us better understand how to support you and assist you in making changes towards your identified goals.

This will also be an opportunity for you to ask questions, and ensure that we are the right fit for you. Here at KPMH, our providers believe that a strong therapeutic relationship is essential in the process of creating change. These initial conversations are important in assessing fit, as therapy is not “one size fits all.”

Additionally, KPMH uses Simple Practice, a medical record and portal system that will allow for confidential and HIPAA compliant messaging that ensures your privacy. You will be sent a portal link that directs you to online documentation to be completed prior to your initial session.

KPMH’s office is located on the second floor of the Blazy Mall, Suite 202. Feel free to arrive a few minutes prior to your scheduled session to grab a cup of tea and relax before meeting with your provider. We look forward to meeting you, and are honored you have chosen us to do this work along side you.