Rates and Insurance

NOW ACCEPTING Priority Health, McLaren, BCBSM, BCN and BCC

Rates are based on type and duration of service: 

  • You are required to verify your insurance prior to your appointment.  If insurance and co-pay are not verified, you will be required to pay for the session out of pocket.
  • Individual Counseling: (45 minutes)
  • Couples/Marital/Premarital Counseling: (60 minutes)
  • Family Session: (60 minutes)
  • Group Counseling: (90 minutes)
  • Counseling Intensives/Seminars/Retreats (varies)

**Costs vary based on type of service and duration. A sliding fee scale is provided for those without insurance. Please call for further information.   

Accepted Methods of Payment: 

  • PLEASE CONTACT YOUR INSURANCE PROVIDER prior to your appointment to determine your co-pay amount and/or deductible amount to be fulfilled.  It is best to know this upfront as opposed to being billed for this at a later date and possibly risking collections.
  • Payment is required prior to treatment. Accepted methods of payment outside of insurance include cash, check and credit cards.   
  • Any returned checks or debit payments will result in a service charge fee of $35 that is due prior to scheduling your next appointment.  


  • Accepting Priority Health, McLaren, BCBSM and BCN
  • NewBeginnings | FreshStart Counseling Group is in the process of becoming an authorized provider for many insurance and managed health care plans. Please verify insurance prior to your appointment.  Depending upon your particular health care plan, prior authorization may be required before your initial appointment takes place.  Clients are encouraged to contact their health care provider to determine if mental health services are covered by their policy.   

Schedule and Cancel Appointments: 

  • You will receive a SMS appointment reminder 24-hours in advance of your scheduled appointment.
  • You are able to schedule appointments through the office and online (just click the appointments tab).
  • In the event you need to cancel a session, please be certain to do so at leasts 24 hours in advance. Late cancellations provided under 24-hour notification will be assessed 50% of the cost of the session. No-shows result in being charged the full cost of the session.  All payments are to be paid in full at the time of the service.
  • For further information or to schedule an appointment with a live counselor please call our office at 248.469.0954 or you may schedule online by selecting the appointment tab in the menu above.