We are located in the heart of Harvard Square in Cambridge, MA. We are easily accessible by subway and bus. For those of you coming by car, leave extra time to circle the area. There is metered parking on Mt. Auburn and Brattle streets. And there are also a few parking lots in the area but they can be quite expensive. We recommend giving yourself an extra 10-15 minutes to find a metered spot.
Absolutely. Most of our clients are in a place where they want to let go of the scale as measure of self-worth and want to be less obsessed with food. But their chronic histories of eating disorders and dieting make it really hard to do so! We want you to know that those are the principles that inform our work but that we are there to partner with you as you grapple through your own process of healing.
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As you might expect, that depends. It depends on the purpose of our meeting, your goals, your readiness to change,the support systems you have in place, and many other factors. Most importantly, this is really up to you. We will encourage you to determine if your needs are being met and whether or not we are making progress toward your goals.
Our sessions are 50 minutes long. We take the first few sessions to really get to know you. This includes a thorough assessment where we go through the Getting Started Packet together, review your eating history, talk through current food and body struggles, and determine together a prioritized list of goals.
Follow-up sessions typically occur on a weekly basis. In each session we’ll delve more into understanding your unique relationship to food, explore what is and isn’t working, and refine your goals. We will continually provide you with guidance on how to find a peaceful relationship with food and your body.
We are currently contracted with BCBS, Harvard Pilgrim, and Tufts PPO insurance plans. If you plan to use your insurance as a form of payment you must fill out the insurance script at least one week prior to your first session. The cost of nutrition counseling is determined by your insurance provider. If you are paying out of pocket we can discuss our rates via email: info@marciRD.com