What should I expect?
Dr. Eisner provides psychotherapy to adults. Therapy sessions are usually scheduled once per week and last 45 minutes. However, as every client and problem is unique, the frequency of sessions varies based on the clients needs.
What’s the difference between a PhD and a PsyD?
Dr. Eisner is a Doctor of Psychology (PsyD). Similar to a PhD, Dr. Eisner successfully completed research requirements and had 6 years of graduate school training (including an APA accredited internship and an APA accredited fellowship).
The main difference between a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Dr. Eisner’s PsyD, is as follows: PhD degrees have a stronger focus on research whereas a PsyD degrees have a stronger focus on hands-on clinical training. Thus, Dr. Eisner has strong clinical experience and has trained at top hospitals and community centers in the New York City area.
What is Dr. Eisner’s training?
Dr. Eisner has been trained in a variety of treatment modalities. These include Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, and mindfulness techniques. Dr. Eisner’s breadth of training and experience allows her to tailor a treatment plan specifically for you.
Dr. Eisner applied for and was selected for training at top New York City Hospitals (Northwell Health, Mt. Sinai) and community sites (Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s specialty centers). Due to her hard work and skill, Northwell Health offered her an externship, internship, fellowship, and then a top job as the director of the specialty Geriatric Partial Hospital Program. Dr. Eisner worked in this capacity and supervised psychology externs, interns, and fellows until she decided to start her private practice.
How do I get started?
Dr. Eisner believes in the importance of the therapeutic relationship and offers a complimentary phone consultation to assess goodness of fit. Please call or text 646-580-4822 to schedule and learn more about Dr. Eisner’s practices. Dr. Eisner’s voicemail is password protected and accessible only to her. All of your information will be kept confidential. If you prefer to contact Dr. Eisner via email, please remember that your email will be kept confidential, but email is not considered a completely secure form of communication, and therefore, you should not include any sensitive clinical information in your messages.
Do you accept insurance?
Dr. Eisner is considered an “out-of-network” provider and does not accept insurance. However, Dr. Eisner will provide you with a statement that you can then submit to your insurance company for reimbursement. Payment is required in full at the time of service.
How will I know if my insurance company will reimburse me for services?
If you are interested in using your health insurance to see Dr. Eisner, please call your insurance provider to inquire about reimbursement for out-of-network counseling services.
Dr. Eisner also does not accept Medicare, Medicaid or any other governmental insurance plan. Please call your insurance company to find out what their out of network benefits are. Payment is due directly to Dr. Eisner. Dr. Eisner will provide you with a statement that you can provide your insurance company for reimbursement.
What forms of payment does Dr. Jodie Eisner Psychology Services, PLLC accept?
While cash or check is preferable, Dr. Eisner also accepts credit cards. Checks should be made out to Dr. Jodie Eisner Psychology Services, PLLC.