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Rates & Insurance

Rates & Insurance

Self-Pay Session Rates

  • 90 minute diagnostic session or intake session-$150
  • 60 minute individual therapy session- $130
  • 60 minute couples therapy session-$150
  • 90 minute couples communication skills teaching session-$175


The Haven Center accepts Carefirst BlueCross & BlueShield insurance plans. This includes BlueChoice.

Carefirst BlueCross & BlueShield insurance plans vary widely. Depending on your plan, your sessions may be fully covered, or you may be responsible for a copay. Make sure that BlueCross is your primary insurance, not secondary. You can call the phone number on the back of your insurance card to clarify what your policy covers.

We would recommend asking these questions to your insurance provider to help determine your benefits:

  • Does my health insurance plan include mental health benefits? Does it include telehealth benefits?
  • Do I have a deductible? If so, what is it and have I met it yet?
  • Does my plan limit how many sessions per calendar year I can have? If so, what is the limit?
  • Do I need written approval from my primary care physician in order for services to be covered?


We accept cash and all major credit cards as forms of payment. We also accept HSA and FSA cards.

Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend a session, please make sure you cancel at least 24 hours beforehand. Otherwise, you will be charged for the full rate of the session.

​How many sessions should I attend to see improvements?

It depends. This is typically an ongoing assessment between therapist and client. The client is the expert on their desired result and progress. I usually suggest more frequent sessions at the start of therapy (to gain momentum) and a gradual increased spacing of sessions prior to discharge.

​What happens if I need to cancel the session?

Please give 24 hours notice to cancel the session so that another person can use the time. Failure to give 24 hours notice will result in being charged the full session fee. If you have a true emergency, we can assess on a case by case basis. Maryland residents will be able to request a teletherapy session if unable to come in person.

​What are your credentials?

India Simms is a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist, independently licensed in Maryland since 2013. License number LCM461.

What is a marriage and family therapist and how do they compare to other therapists? Check out this link from the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT) Click here


​Where are you located?

The Haven Center is located in Pikesville, MD. Which is in Baltimore County, Maryland. Nearby areas are: Owings Mills, Baltimore, Howard County, MD. Due to COVID-19 we are operating 100% teletherapy (video) until further notice.

​Will you speak at my event?

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Any Other Questions

Please contact us for any additional questions you may have. I look forward to hearing from you!