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FAQs

Services FAQs
Session FAQs
Fees FAQs

Services FAQs
Do you offer counseling / therapy in my area?

For therapy, clients must reside in Texas since all of our therapists are licensed in Texas only. We are mostly telehealth at this time, but do offer limited in-person appointments at our office in Southlake, TX.

Do you offer dietitian nutrition therapy in my area?

For dietitian nutrition therapy, clients must reside in Texas since our Registered Dietitian, Maura, is licensed in Texas only. Maura is mostly telehealth at this time, but does offer in-person appointments two days a week at our office in Southlake, TX.

Do you offer coaching in my area?

We offer coaching services to anyone residing in the U.S. or internationally.

What ages do you work with?

We specialize in treating adults and adolescents age 13+. Occasionally, we will accept clients who are younger if we feel he/she is a good fit for one of our therapists or our dietitian.

What other issues do you treat besides eating disorders?

Eating disorders are always accompanied by other mental health challenges, so know that we don’t focus only on food or body image. Our relationship with food and our bodies doesn’t develop in a vacuum, but are highly impacted by many things. Other issues we commonly treat in therapy alongside disordered eating include:

anxiety and depression
trauma
obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
substance (drug and alcohol) use
bipolar disorder
borderline personality disorder
self-harm
suicidal thoughts

Issues that are often treated alongside eating disorders in dietitian nutrition therapy include:

Sports nutrition for athletes
Malnutrition
Vitamin and mineral deficiencies
Reduced bone mineral density
Digestive problems
Constipation
Stomach pain and bloating
Blood sugar fluctuations
Autoimmune conditions
Type 1 and 2 diabetes
High cholesterol
High blood pressure

Session FAQs
Do you see clients in your office or online?

Both in-person and telehealth appointments are offered for therapy as well as dietitian nutrition therapy. In-person appointments depend on availability.

How do online appointments work?

Live video sessions allow you to talk with your therapist, dietitian or coach in a virtual face-to-face setting (similar to Skype). We use a HIPAA-compliant platform to ensure confidentiality. The system will send you a unique link for each appointment ahead of time. At the time of our scheduled session, you will use the link to log into our system online or on the app. Your provider will initiate the virtual session and you’ll get started—it’s easy and 100% secure.

What is the difference between eating disorder therapy and coaching—which is right for me?

We respect that clinical eating disorders are complex and medically dangerous mental illnesses, and as such, coaching is meant to supplement treatment you’re already getting from a therapist or dietitian, not take the place of it. Also, counseling is the more appropriate option for anyone who is dealing with other serious mental health issues like depression or anxiety, suicidal thoughts, or unresolved trauma.

We typically require coaching clients to be working with a therapist or dietitian; however, coaching might be an appropriate stand-alone service for someone with subclinical disordered eating, body image issues, or who is further along in their recovery. If you are in need of a therapist and/or dietitian and reside in Texas, you can see one of our team members.

Click here to read more about the differences between counseling and coaching.

How long will I need counseling or coaching?

This varies depending on the issues you are struggling with and your goals. It also depends on how much work you are willing to put into the process in between sessions.

How do I schedule a session?

To schedule a therapy or dietitian nutrition session, you can book an appointment online, email us at info@foodfreedomtherapy.com, or call (720) 252-2908. You can book a free 15-min discovery call for coaching here.

Fees FAQs
Do you take insurance?

We do not accept insurance, but can provide a superbill that you can submit to insurance for out-of-network reimbursement if they offer that (we recommend double-checking with your insurance company about specific benefits and processes since it varies by plan).

Sometimes we are asked why we don’t take insurance. Our experience dealing with insurance companies at higher levels of care has taught us that, unfortunately, using insurance limits client confidentiality, puts clients at risk for increased insurance premiums, and often means getting benefits cut off before clients are ready to end treatment. The amount of paperwork that is involved for us as clinicians when dealing with insurance companies also means we can see fewer clients in a day and would have to turn away more people who need help.

We believe treatment is a highly personal and individualized process that should be guided by collaboration between you, the client, and your therapist… without the interference of a third-party whose goal is to pay out as little benefits as possible.

What are your fees for therapy / counseling?

Below are the rates for our individual therapists. Please know that we do reserve some sliding scale spots for clients in need of discounted services, so please contact us about that if needed!

Cherie Miller, LPC
Initial Assessment and Diagnostic Session – $150 per 45-50 minute session
Therapy Sessions – $125 per 45-50 minute session


Fran DeArman, LPC-Associate, LCDC, IC-ADC
Initial Assessment and Diagnostic Session – $125 per 45-50 minute session
Therapy Sessions – $100 per 45-50 minute session

What are your fees for dietitian nutrition therapy?

Maura Jones, RDN
Initial Assessment and Diagnostic Session – $150 per 45-50 minute session
Dietitian Sessions – $125 per 45-50 minute session

What are your fees for eating disorder coaching?

The cost of each session is $65 and coaching is typically not reimbursed by insurance.