Firefly Counseling  Services, P.C.

4950 NE Belknap Ct. Suite 205

Hillsboro, OR 97124

503-560-5822 (voice)

888-503-2864 (fax)


The practice is located on the corner of Belknap Ct. and Elam Young Pkwy next to Intel Hawthorne Farms.


+1 503-560-5822


+1 888-503-2864


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Buisness Hours: We are in the office Monday-Friday with appointment times ranging from 8AM-6PM. If you are having a mental health emergency and need immediete assistance please call the Washington County Crisis Line at 503-291-9111 or the Multnomah County Crisis Line at 503-988-4888 or proceed to your nearest emergency room for assistance.



"We don't accomplish anything in this world alone...and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one's life and all the weavings of individual threads from one to another that creates something."

-Sandra Day O'Connor

Firefly Counseling Services:Care,Education,Integration
Firefly Counseling Services:Care,Education,Integration

Fees and Payments

Clients have the choice of paying privately or utilizing their insurance plan to cover a portion of fees for psychotherapy.  Described below is information to help you anticipate and plan paying for your therapy.



Firefly Counseling Services, P.C. Standard Fees:

An initial intake and assessment with a mental health therapist varies in fees depending upon clinical licensure and training. Please contact our business office directly for more information 503-560-5822.


Each intake with your therapist is approximately 60 minutes in length. Please plan on arriving 20 minutes before your scheduled appointment time to complete paperwork. We can provide intake paperwork ahead of your scheduled appointment via email.  Depending upon client presentation and complexity more evaluation time may be recommended by your therapist to complete a thorough evaluation.


Psychiatric testing will be discussed between you and your therapist. If you and your clinician decide to pursue testing, fees for psychiatric testing vary depending upon testing length of time to administer and evaluate.


Session length thereafter is 45-50 minutes in length depending upon the session content or type of therapy session. 


Firefly Counseling Services, P.C. has a cancellation policy of 24 hours' notice. The fee for a 'no-show' or late cancellation appointment is $65.00.


Other fees may apply depending upon services included but not limited to phone consultations, materials, school reports, court reports or litigation work.


Group work is not billable to insurance. All group programs are billed at a low cost flat rate.


Intensive couples counseling is not billable to insurance. The program is billed at the therapist hourly rate for a flat fee. 




If you are planning to use your insurance, you will want to check with your plan administrator for details on your behavioral health benefits, including out-of network benefits, and any pre-certification requirements.   Although we will work with you to confirm your benefits, we cannot guarantee reimbursement by your insurance company.  Clients should be aware when using insurance that we are required to provide a diagnosis which becomes a part of your health care record. We are not currently accepting secondary insurance for payment.


If you wish to check your own coverage, you can contact your insurance company.
Helpful questions to ask include:

Do I have Mental Health Coverage?
What is my deductible and has it been met?
What percentage of the fee does my insurance cover, or
What is my copay?
Is there a limit to the number of sessions that I may have in a year?
Do I need preauthorization from my physician or insurance company?


In-Network Insurance:

Services are available on a contractual fee basis. Firefly Counseling Services, PC will submit claims electronically for services.  Clients are responsible for copay or coinsurance payment for each visit, subject to meeting any applicable deductibles and other conditions set by the plans. Copay insurance fees or Coinsurance is due at the time of session. We are not currently accepting secondary insurance payments.


The following plans Firefly Counseling Services, P.C. is considered In-Network:

(FCSPC staff encourages you to check with your individual insurance plan to ensure the specific mental health therapist you will be working with is covered and considered in-network)

  • Aetna
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield plans
  • Bridgespan Health Company
  • Cigna
  • Crime Victims Compensation
  • Health Net
  • MHN
  • OHP/Medicaid/Healthshare
  • Optum
  • PacificSource
  • Providence
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare

Out of Network Insurance:

For many other insurers, Firefly Counseling Services, P.C. is considered an out-of-network provider.  Your insurance plan may reimburse you a portion of the fee. Your insurance company will be billed electronically for claim submission. When we are out-of-network, we ask that you pay for your portion of the session at the time of our appointment.


Regardless of insurance plans and benefits, clients are fully responsible for the payment of fees.


Payment Options:

Cash and all major credit cards are accepted by Firefly Counseling Services, P.C. Credit card payments are processed through our electronic health record technology.


Flex Plan or Medical Savings Plan:  Many employers have a medical savings plan.  Depending on how much you contribute to your plan, your psychotherapy out-of-pocket expenses could be covered by this plan.


Probono and Reduced Fees:

Firefly Counseling Services, P.C. offeres reduced fee or probono services on a limited basis for those who qualify.




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