Dr. Agree’s concierge model allows her to focus exclusively on the quality of your care. She maintains a limited client base by design – to make time to explore the latest scientific developments, master vital advancements, and be available to meet your scheduling needs.
Attending weekly appointments in a therapist’s office is not an option for everyone. Highly demanding careers or unconventional schedules can make it difficult to seek help. Dr. Agree is committed to accommodating your scheduling needs, and making it possible for you to improve your life in all the ways you desire. Some of the flexible options Dr. Agree offers include:
Extended business hours.
Traditional weekly schedule or “on-call” within 30 hours of your request.
45, 60 or 90 minute sessions (Longer sessions available upon request).
Dr. Agree takes a very personal approach to learning about you. She spends hours analyzing the information you provide, drafts written materials specifically for you, and customizes your treatment to your individual needs.
Driven by her commitment to excellence, she selects therapeutic approaches that are shown to enhance the effectiveness of therapy. She is always willing to discuss her methods and alter them to meet your needs. Some of the unique aspects of your experience with Dr. Agree include:
Comprehensive personal and family history
Collaborative feedback to ensure your satisfaction
Dr. Agree selected and designed her office with your privacy comfort in mind. With Dr. Agree you will enjoy:
Private waiting room with separate exit
No front desk or administrative staff
Direct contact with Dr. Agree for all purposes
Also, since Dr. Agree does not participate with insurance, she is not required to maintain or transfer billing and diagnostic information about you to anyone. When you see Dr. Agree, no third party will have access to your attendance, diagnostic, or other information.
Dr. Agree’s promise to provide you with an unprecedented level of care includes staying abreast of cutting-edge developments in psychology and neuroscience. She frequently travels throughout the United States and to Europe, consulting with top researchers and clinicians from highly regarded institutions such as, the University College London, Yale University, and UCLA, to learn the latest clinical theories, and bring the most effective innovations to you.
Dr. Agree is one of the only practitioners of Mentalization-Based Treatment in the United States, trained to treat adults, adolescents and parents. Cultivating the ability to mentalize (also called reflective functioning) is necessary for all successful relationships, and is considered by many to be the foundation of psychological wellbeing.
Prior to becoming a psychologist, Dr. Agree enjoyed a successful career as a corporate attorney at two of the area’s largest law firms. Now, as a full-time psychologist, Dr. Agree is valued for her wisdom and experience regarding the role of work in one’s life – its significance, challenges, and meanings. She is frequently consulted on issues such as:
personal and professional identity
purpose and meaning
Because of her background, Dr. Agree naturally views things not only from a subjective, psychological stance, but also from an objective, practical perspective. Sometimes the most helpful approach is a clear-cut response, and she has no reservations about discussing things in unambiguous terms.