Balance Psychological Associates, Group practice in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania — Zencare
Balance Psychological Associates
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Balance Psychological Associates

Pennsylvania Accepting Online
Bryn Mawr Accepting In-person

Offering in person and virtual options for therapy and testing.

Updated March 7, 2022

At Balance Psychological Associates, we use Positive Psychology and other strengths-based interventions to empower our clients with the tools they need to thrive. Learning about our brains in a fun and relatable way leads to a more balanced, less stressful life. Dr. Laura DiCesare is a bilingual licensed clinical Psychologist, and owner of Balance Psychological, who focuses empowering people and building their natural resiliencies. Associate Therapist Veronica Parris, the Frederick Douglass Fellow and Professor at West Chester University, is a talented bipoc therapist who specializes in anxiety and trauma, and has a passion for working with people who are immigrants or second generation children of immigrants.


About

What services does your practice offer?

Balance Psychological Associates offers therapy, life coaching, and psychoeducational testing for individuals ages 6 years and up! We offer individual, couples, and family sessions in a warm and supportive atmosphere.

What are your practice's specialties?

We specialize in empowering people who are feeling bogged down by symptoms of anxiety, depression, and ptsd. We believe that healing and growth are imperative to the human experience. We use strengths-based approaches to help you create more balance in life. We enjoy working with children, teenagers, young adults, and families.

Why should I choose your practice?

We don't just focus on "what's wrong," rather we help you build on your strengths and find the solutions that are already within you. Our clinicians are all doctoral level therapists who are trauma-informed and solutions-focused. We also offer Life Coaching which involves future goal setting, accountability, and motivation training.

How does payment work at your practice?

We are a private pay practice which provides more privacy, and personalization to your counseling experience. Our fees for 45 minute sessions with Dr. Laura DiCesare are Individual session ($195); Couples or Family session ($195).

45 minute sessions with Veronica Parris, MS are Individual session ($160); Couples or family ($160).

We provide monthly superbills with our electronic medical records system that you can submit to insurance companies. For our services, some companies reimburse a percentage of each session for an "out of network provider."


Specialties

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Life coaching - Identifying intentions and implementing strategies to build resilience and work towards one’s personal, health, or career goals

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Balance Psychological Associates is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $195 (45min)
  • Initial session: $195 (45min)
  • Individual w Veronica Parris: $160 (45min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Every other week
  • Multiple times a week

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Pennsylvania)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 11am - 6pm
  • Tue 11am - 6pm
  • Wed 11am - 6pm
  • Thu 11am - 6pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Bryn Mawr practice
1062 East Lancaster Avenue, Suite 7, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Head of Practice's Licensure

Pennsylvania: PS018198


Languages

English

Spanish