Dr. Pensak's Private Practice
Dr. Nicole Amoyal Pensak is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist that specializes in treating adults and adolescents with anxiety, depression, OCD, cancer and is also certified in postpartum mental health.
Dr. Pensak is a therapist that conducts a standard, 50-minute therapy
hour. During the therapy sessions, Dr. Pensak will work collaboratively
with you to help you relieve symptoms and to reach your therapy goals.
It is difficult to estimate how long the therapy process will take, as each patient is different. However,it is Dr. Pensak's strong conviction that
lasting, deep change, takes time and hard work. Dr. Pensak will provide evidence-based strategies that are uniquely tailored to you. Dr. Pensak often draws from the latest research to influence her therapeutic
process, so you can be confident that you are getting the latest, most effective treatment available.
Dr. Pensak predominantly practices from a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and an Interpersonal orientation, while also infusing Psychodynamic processes, when relevant. Dr. Pensak provides practical, in-depth, transparent therapy while honoring the complexities of the human experience. Her goal is simply to help you live to your fullest potential.
If you are interested in working with Dr. Pensak, please contact her to discuss treatment.
Contact Dr. Nicole Amoyal Pensak to set up a brief phone consultation to discuss what you're looking for and if she may be a good fit to work with you. Before beginning therapy, Dr. Pensak will meet with you for an intake session. The intake allows Dr. Pensak to learn more about your symptoms, history, and treatment goals. At the end of the intake, Dr. Pensak will discuss treatment planning. After agreeing on a set of treatment goals,
weekly therapy will begin.
Dr. Pensak is an out-of-network provider. Rates are adjusted periodically, so please call to discuss her current rate. Reduced fee services for those experiencing financial hardship are available on a limited basis. Payment is required at the time of each session and may be made by wireless bank transfer or credit card. Credit cards ARE accepted at this time.Certain health insurance policies provide coverage for out-of-network mental health services. However, you (not your insurance company) are responsible for full payment of fees. On request, Dr. Pensak will provide you with a monthly statement to submit to your health insurance provider or a health savings account. If you plan to use your insurance, you should contact your insurance carrier prior to your first session and ask about your benefits for psychotherapy. Depending on your plan, insurance companies may reimburse 20-80% of the session fee. Check with your health insurance plan for options.
Patients will be responsible for the full fee in the event of a missed or canceled appointment with less than 24 hours notice. Please be aware that insurance companies do not reimburse for canceled or missed sessions and it is your responsibility to pay the fee in full.
Dr. Pensak will only see patients and families that follow the CDC's guidelines for vaccinations. To protect the welfare of her patients and family, those that choose not to vaccinate will not be accepted into Dr. Pensak's practice.