Dr. Barbara Bear

 Adolescent, Young Adult, and Adult Psychological Services

Educational and Career Consultant, Executive Coach, Organizational Psychologist, Certified Autism Specialist, Master of Jurisprudence in Child Law and Policy

Frequently Asked Questions

What hours are you available?

My normal business hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00AM-7:00PM. I am occasionally available after 7 PM on weekdays and also occasionally available on weekends and Holidays. 

What insurance plans do you accept?

 Please call your insurance company before your first appointment for authorizations and to determine your deductible or payment portion. The client's payment portion is due at the time of service. If you do not know your portion, I will collect my self-pay rates of $200 for a new intake, $150 for a 60-minute session, $125 for a 45-minute session, and $85 for a 30-minute session at the time of service. 

Do you accept debit-credit cards?

Yes, I accept most major credit cards including Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover,  Debit cards, and HSA cards. I also accept checks and cash. 

What if I don't want to use my insurance?

My fees are $200 for the first intake appointment (75-90 minutes), $150 for 60 minute sessions, $125 for 45 minute sessions, and $150 per hour for testing and assessment. 

Do you file Medicare?


Is there someone there who prescribes medication?

No. However, when medication is indicated, I can refer you to a psychiatrist or primary care physician.

How long do appointments last?

The initial appointment lasts 75-90 minutes. Additional sessions are available in 30 minute, 45 minute or 60 minute intervals.

Whom should I contact about billing questions?

Please contact Dr. Bear about billing questions and she will answer your questions or refer you to  her billing specialist for answers to your questions. Billing@drbarbarabear.com

What types or problems do you test for?

Psychological and personality evaluations, career and vocational testing.

What should I expect from psychotherapy?

Psychotherapy is not easily described in general statements. It varies on the personalities of the therapist and the patient and the particular issues the patient chooses to discuss.

What are your professional associations?

APA - American Psychological Association

NCPA - North Carolina Psychological Association

GCPA-Guilford County Psychological Association

Dr. Barbara Bear Licensed Counselor in Greensboro North Carolina Specializing in Women's issues