For greater financial flexibility, Brehm Psychotherapy accepts cash, check or credit cards. Monthly payments may also be arranged. Some people choose to use their out-of-network benefits with their health insurance company. As out-of-network providers, we will assist you with receipts and paperwork necessary for reimbursement. If you have further questions, please contact us at 832-786-8757.
Brehm Psychotherapy takes extra measures to provide high quality care in a comfortable environment. It is a high priority for the providers and our clients that we maintain strict confidentiality. It is an option to keep your records coded so that you remain anonymous throughout your treatment. Please let us know if this is your desire and we will share the details with you.
In light of the ongoing use of technology in business, and the desire to keep our work with you as confidential as possible, we have decided that there is a need for sharing our policy about media with you. Please read the following and keep the information in mind when dealing with this office. Thanks for your cooperation in this matter.
I do not accept friend or contact requests from current or former clients on any social networking sites (Facebook, LInkedIn, etc.). I believe that doing so would compromise your confidentiality and our respective privacy. It may also blur the boundaries of our therapeutic relationship. If you have questions about this, please bring them up when we meet and we can talk more about it.
You are welcome to view my Facebook business page for this practice but I will not accept clients as Fans of this page. You are welcome to view the FB business page for Center for Mind Body Health and can become a Fan of this page. This business page is open to the public and may contain a lot of helpful information for you that you may choose to pass on to others. Feel free to share articles and posts from that page. It is not linked to Brehm Psychotherapy, even though Brehm Psychotherapy may be mentioned at times. You should be able to see the page easily without becoming a Fan. Here is the link: https://www.facebook.com/centerformindbodyhealth.
I recently Twitter information about upcoming events and helpful information. I am easily found on Twitter and you are welcome to follow me. Please know that there is no expectation of you as a client to follow me on the Twitter stream. My primary concern is for your privacy so please keep that in mind when considering following my Twitter posts. Note that I will not follow you back as I only follow other professionals in my field so as not to cross important boundaries.
Beginning May 25, 2012, please do not use mobile phone text messaging on Social Networking sites such as Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn to contact me. These sites are not secure and I may not get the messages in a timely fashion. Engaging me in this way could compromise your confidentiality. If you need to contact me, please do so by phone or over my email. The email that you have been given is the preferred email address. If you contact me through the website then you will receive a reply form that email. Any emails I receive from you will become part of your medical record so please keep that in mind with regards to the content.
To change appointments or to inform me of a delay, you may contact the office phone or over email. For those of you who have been given my cell phone for emergencies or coaching, please follow the guidelines that you were given when the phone number was shared with you.
Thank you so much for your cooperation in this matter. If you have ny concerns or questions please feel free to contact me and we will discuss them.
—Gwen Brehm and staff
(Updated May 25, 2012. This policy was adapted from the Social Media Policy of Dr. K. Kolmes and all credit is given to her for the development.)