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Divorce and Separation

Is separation or divorce weighing heavily on the table? When you've tried every avenue to mend your relationship and you have no where else to turn, Discernment Counseling may be your best last resort. 

If you or your partner are considering divorce, I can help you. . .

  1. Gain clarity and confidence about what steps to take next with your marriage

  2. Understand what has happened to your marriage

  3. Look at both sides of problems - yours and your spouse's

  4. Determine whether past counseling has been helpful or not

  5. Evaluate the possibility of solving your problems and staying married

  6. Make the best decision about whether or not to move towards divorce

What is Discernment Counseling?

short-term, solution-focused therapy designed for couples at a crossroads, considering divorce or reconciliation. It helps couples gain clarity about their relationship's future, whether that means pursuing healing and growth in their relationship or amicably parting ways with greater understanding. ​​

Leaning In Partner

The partner who wants to reconcile and is interested in doing couple's therapy

Leaning Out Partner

The partner who is considering leaving the relationship

What to Expect?

  1. Duration: The first session is 2 hours, and the rest are 1.5 hours in length with a max of 5 sessions.

  2. Approach: Structured and goal-oriented, with a focus on helping you and your partner explore your future options and make a clear choice, rather than addressing problems in your relationship. 

  3. Confidentiality: All information that you share during the individual portion of the sessions is kept confidential. 

  • What is your hourly fee?
    Our current fee schedule is as follows: Individual therapy: $150 / hour Couple Therapy: $180 / hour
  • How long are sessions and how often will we meet?
    Individual clients: These sessions are typically 50 minutes and occur once per week. Depending on the needs of each client, the overall number of sessions can vary. Some clients prefer long-term therapy, especially if they are navigating a difficult crisis or if they are seeking to maintain the gains they made in therapy. Traditional couple’s counseling: We meet once per week for 60 minutes. Couple’s counseling is usually short-term, around 6-8 sessions, but can vary depending on the needs of each couple. Discernment Counseling: These sessions are 1.5 hours in length with a maximum of 5 sessions. After the Discernment Counseling process is complete, some couples decide to continue with traditional couple’s counseling.
  • Do you take insurance?
    At the current time insurance is not accepted, but we do provide super bills for clients that would like to submit it to their insurance company. We strongly encourage clients who have not used their out of network benefits in the past to reach out to their insurance company directly to get detailed information about the reimbursement process.
  • How do you collect payment?
    For ease of processing payments, credit card information will be kept on file and payments will be processed within 24 hours after each session. All credit cards are accepted, including FSA and HSA cards
  • Where are you located?
    We have 2 locations for in-person clients, one in Cedar Park and one in Westlake Hills. We also offer telehealth sessions for clients located anywhere in Texas.
  • Do you see children and adolescents?
    Currently, Guided Journey Counseling only works with adults, ages 18+
  • Do you have a waitlist?
    We do keep a waitlist, but please contact Guided Journey Counseling directly to find out if there's immediate availability or for how long you could expect to be on the waitlist.
  • What if I have to cancel?
    We have a 24-hour cancellation policy. Appointments canceled less than 24 hours before a schedule appointment will be charged the full fee.
  • Do you offer a sliding scale fee?
    Guided Journey Counseling accommodates a limited number of reduced-fee clients. Please contact us directly for availability.
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