First Steps

  • Contact us to set up an initial consultation and to set up an appointment
  • Intake forms will be emailed to read and fill out
  • Please complete forms as best as possible and bring them to our first appointmen

Intake Session for Children, Preteens and Teens

  • Ideally, both parents or legal guardians attend the intake session 
  • This meeting is without children or teens under 18
  • There are several pages to fill out so please allow for at least an hour
  • We will ask  background questions about your child
  • Please bring school reports, previous academic or psychological assessments
  • Please bring a copy of any court ordered parenting plan
  • We will review confidentiality and Stowe Counseling policies and procedures
  • Once we complete the intake questionnaire we can begin treatment

Treatment Plan

  • Based on information obtained from the intake and assessment period
  • Prepared by the fourth visit
  • Specialized to meet unique needs
  • Identifies what will be worked on in therapy
  • Outlines counseling goals and an estimate as to how long therapy will be needed
  • Revisited throughout therapy to monitor progress and ensure we’re on track
  • Adjusted for changes
  • Signed and yours to take home to refer back to