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Family Matters, Inc. 

Dr. Charree Kashwer & Associates 
(661) 809-8554
2116 24th St. #1 
Bakersfield, CA 93301

fax (661) 589-1364

Theravive Counselor

My time is billed at $3 per minute of service. Thus, a 60 minute session is $180.  

Telephone sessions/email contact and written reports are billed at $3 minute.

Please be advised that my court retainer fee, which is $700 per half day, $1200 per full day, is due 2 weeks prior to the court date. The retainer is refunded at 100% if my presence is cancelled with at least 3 days notice, and 50% of the retainer amount is refunded if my presence is canceleld with more than 24 hours notice. There is NO refund, or partial refund, with less than 24 hours notice of cancellation. Please plan accordingly if you plan to subpoena me. 

I do not do any insurance billing. My clients pay for their services directly at the time of service. This enables me to provide quality services in the manner that we decide is the most appropriate and without the client having to be "diagnosed" with a mental health disorder.  As requested by my clients, I will provide a superbill that can be submitted to the insurance company for reimbursement. If you are interested in obtaining fee reimbursement, please check your mental health coverage prior to beginning treatment. Ask about your benefits if you opt to see an out of network provider such as myself. 

Reduced Fee
Reduced fee services are available on a limited basis.

I accept cash, checks, credit cards, and PayPal. You can make a payment online. Payment is expected prior to or at time of service. Court evaluations generally require a retainer. 

Cancellation Policy
If you do not show up for your scheduled therapy appointment, you will be required to pay the full cost of the session. You will be billed $25 if you cancel with less than a 3- hour notice. If you need to cancel or reschedule an appointment, please call or text (661) 809-8554.  Thank you for providing as much notice as possible. 

Schedule Online
Request a therapy appointment online .

Questions? Please contact me for further information.