Brian Milliken, LPCC, LMFT, CEAP

 

 

 

 

 

 


What is your style of counseling?  What can I expect in a counseling session?


My counseling style could be described as collaborative, solution-oriented and/or narrative, depending on the desires you have for therapy.  We will explore, collaboratively, many possible solutions that may work for your situation.

 

Usually, people find their way into therapy because they have a hard time finding solutions to their concerns. They may want someone safe to talk with outside their normal circle of friends/family, or they want someone to talk with who can listen to their struggles.  We will develop a process in which we can explore different angles of a situation, build solutions, or develop awareness of utilizing the problems as a springboard to a richer life path. 



What problems/issues do you specialize in?


I specialize in working with couples issues including infidelity, communication breakdowns and broken relationships. Other concerns I commonly work with include depression, anxiety, anger management, addictions, work-life issues and financial concerns.



How do you work with couples?


I assist couples in finding a deeper connection. This often involves addressing communication patterns and ways of relating with one another. I do not referee, take sides or try to figure out who is right or wrong in the relationship. The sessions focus on finding ways to navigate distressing situations, enhancing the relationship and developing better ways of being together.



How much counseling experience do you have?


Over 20 years of experience counseling individuals, couples and families. In 2008, we started a private practice and have been in private practice full time since then.

Self-pay rate:  Self-pay rate is $80 per 50 minute session.  If an EAP program referred you, there is no fee while covered under EAP sessions.  For insurance, my rate is $160 per 50 minute session, or the in-network rate contracted by your insurance company.  There is a 50% discount if you decide to self-pay for counseling which is $80 per 50 minute session. 

Insurances accepted:

Commercial and Medicaid Insurance plans accepted:

  • Beacon Health Options

  • BlueCross and/or BlueShield

  • Medicaid

    • Blue Cross / Blue Shield

    • Presbyterian

    • Western Sky

  • Multiplan / PHCS

  • Molina

  • New Mexico Health Connections

  • Optum (Includes UBH, UMR and GEHA)

  • Presbyterian

  • True Health


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