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Dean Hope Center for Educational and Psychological Services

Teachers College, Columbia University

Services and Fees

Fee
 
The Dean Hope Center would like to inform you of our new fee and fee policy for all assessments and reading and writing remediation services. We continue to offering a sliding fee to clients and families who experience economic hardship. Clients and families who are qualified for sliding scale consideration at Dean Hope Center are also qualified for public assistance, food stamp, SSI, Medicaid, Medicare, and unemployment insurance. Clients and families wishing to apply for a sliding scale are required to provide copies of official documents from government agencies along with a completed Fee Adjustment Form, obtained through Dean Hope Center.

Adult clients currently enrolled full-time in an academic program and wishing to apply for sliding scale are required to present a valid full-time student ID as well as an official student financial statement listing income resources including student loan, scholarship or grant.

 

As a training clinic, we do not accept any medical insurance at the moment. Sliding scale fee will be determined based on each individual household income and expenses for clients who request individual, couple, family and child psychotherapy. You can inquiry fee adjustment procedure after your first visit at the Center. If you would like to use your FSA (Flexible Spending Account) to cover for your out-of-pocket expenses, please inquiry a billing statement and additional information from the Associate Director at 212-678-3370212-678-3370.
 
Services
 

Service

Offered

Description

Current Status

Adult Interventions 

Intake


$25/intake

Spring (Jan-May); applications accepted from January to March.

Interviews to help identify main difficulties interfering with normal functioning and to recommend most appropriate counseling/therapy; Recommended when unclear of what service to receive.

Available 

Adult Dynamic Psychotherapy

$40/session

All Year;  applications accepted year-round.

Typically long-term to address long-term and existential concerns.

Available

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

$40/session

All Year

Short-term to address specific issues of concern. Primarily focus is on skill-building, and increased awareness around the specific issue. 

Available August 2022

Emotional Regulation Therapy (ERT)


Free

All Year

Short Term research-based study aimed to better manage anxiety concerns.

Available

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)


$40/session

All Year

Short- term to address intra/ interpersonal issues and emotional skill building.

Available

Interpersonal Therapy (IPT)

$40/session

All Year

IPT - Same as CBT with focus on loss of a relationship, job or other losses, death of a significant other,

Available

Family & Couples Therapy 

$40/session

Offered from October to May; applications accepted from September to November.

Short-term guidance to help families assess their family members’ strengths and establish goals for the future while addressing present difficulties. 

Available

Child & Adolescent Interventions

Child/ Adolescent Cognitive Behavior Therapy

$40/session

All Year

These services are available for short term and/or long term. 

Currently unavailable

Child/ Adolescent Dynamic Psychotherapy


$40/session

All Year

These services are available for short term and/or long term.

Currently unavailable

Reading & Writing Services


$1,000/semester

All Year

Tutoring for writing reading skills and related school subject difficulties.

Available

Assessments

Adult Psychoeducational Evaluation


$1,000

Offered in Fall semester; applications accepted from July to September.

Diagnostic test evaluation of cognitive and academic achievement; includes emotional/personality skills assessment.

Available

Child/ Adolescent  Psychoeducational Evaluation

$1,000

All Year

Diagnostic test evaluation of cognitive and academic achievement; includes emotional/personality skills assessment.

Available

Adult Psychological Evaluation

$1,000

All Year; applications accepted from September to January. 

Diagnostic test evaluation of cognitive, emotional/personality skills

Available

Child/ Adolescent Psychological Evaluation

$1,000

Offered in Fall

Diagnostic test evaluation of cognitive, emotional/personality skills

Available

Group Therapy 

Adult DBT

$150/semester

Offered in Fall

Group Therapy aimed at assisting individuals to cope effectively with intense emotions, and interpersonal relationships

Available September 2022

Parenting

$150/semester

Offered in Fall

Group Therapy aimed at providing mutual support for parents as well as effective coping strategies.

Available September 2022

 
Services are provided according to the academic schedule of the College and when the student is available at the center to offer the service.  It is important to follow the schedule below, which includes when is the service provided before submission of the application. Please review the following information carefully and contact our main office Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm at 212-678-3262 for any questions. After an application is submitted, a brief phone screening is conducted to help identify areas of need of further information or clarification After the phone screening, an initial intake appointment with your provider will be scheduled.
 

The Dean Hope Center is committed to providing services to Veterans, their family members, spouses, and children. Being a veteran or a family member of a veteran is viewed as a unique multicultural identity. Our services are tailored to be relevant and understanding of experiences unique to veterans and their family members. We are also committed to teaching our students the necessary skills to work with Veterans and their families. They are trained by the Teachers College Resilience Center for Veterans and Families. Veterans are welcome to participate in all the services provided at the center at a reduced fee of 50% from the original fee stated on the service table. Please refer to the Services Table.