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Hours & Fees

Our office hours are Sunday through Friday by appointment. Therapy Sessions are typically 60-90 minutes in length. Most clients come weekly.

We accept cash, checks or credit cards.  Apologies, we do not presently accept insurance. Please check with your insurance company ahead of time for information about your reimbursement options.


We provide a limited number of low cost counseling options based on your ability to pay. Please feel free to talk with us about these options. All information is confidential. We will try to work with you to make services accessible within your budget.


Notice to clients and prospective clients:

Under the law, health care providers need to give clients who don’t have insurance or who are not using insurance an estimate of the expected charges for medical services, including psychotherapy services.  

It is always our intent to be as transparent as possible about our services fees and the services we provide. If you every have any concerns or questions, please feel free to contact Edythe Swidler, LMFT, Owner of American River Family Counseling at

You have the right to receive a Good Faith Estimate for the total expected cost of any non-emergency healthcare services, including psychotherapy services. 

You can ask your therapist, and any other provider you choose, for a Good Faith Estimate before you schedule a service, or at any time during treatment.


If you receive a bill that is at least $400 more than your Good Faith Estimate, you can dispute the bill. Make sure to save a copy or picture of your Good Faith Estimate.  

 For questions or more information about your right to a Good Faith Estimate, or how to dispute a bill, visit

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