No referral is needed for our services!

Whether interested in counseling or assessment services at BHC, the first steps are right at your fingertips

What to expect at your first visit

Step One

Before arriving at your scheduled appointment

  1. Know who your primary care provider is and have a general understanding of your current physical health.
  2. Bring a copy of your insurance card.

Step Two


  1. We want your first visit to be easy and productive. 
  2. By completing the paperwork in advance, your clinician can move right into your needs, at the initial session.
  3. The forms in which we will need you to fill out are located on our Forms Tab or the Patient Portal.



Step three

Informed Consent

  1. Confidentiality is gone over and what is able to be kept confidential along with the process of our Privacy Practices.
  2. Identify which individuals and professionals in your life you would like to have access to your information.
  3. Complete a Release of Information form to be kept on file for those individuals.

Step four


  1. The more open you can be, the more helpful this is for the clinician to identify what problems have been troubling you.
  2. You and your clinician will establish a list of goals that you both agree would be beneficial for your problem(s).
  3. Be prepared to ask questions too! 

Step five

Rescheduling your next appointment

  1. It is import to discuss this with your clinician and decide together what best fits your needs.
  2. Sessions that are available for you to schedule are:
  • Bi-Weekly (twice a week)
  • Weekly
  • Bi-weekly (twice a month)
  • Monthly
  • Quarterly (once every 3 months)
  • As needed