Frequently Asked Questions:

Do you prescribe medications?
Psychologists are not licensed to prescribe medications in California.  
Check with your insurance company for a list of psychiatrists in your
network.

Is psychotherapy confidential?
Generally, yes.  Exceptions to confidentiality include mandatory
disclosures regarding abuse or neglect of children, elderly persons and
dependent adults and immediate danger to self or other(s).  Insurance
companies require the disclosure of a diagnosis and dates of service for
payment.
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Doug Jameson, Psy.D.
Psychotherapy & Consultation for Adults
What can I expect?
During the first session, we'll talk about your issues and
identify some initial goals and determine if your problems
are likely to be helped by psychotherapy.  
How often and how long?
Psychotherapy is generally weekly at the beginning and can
decrease to bi-weekly or monthly, depending on your progress.  The
total number of sessions will vary with clients depending on their
goals, insurance limitations, and problem severity.
6097 Claremont Ave
Oakland, CA  94618
phone: 510-301-2712
drdougjameson@yahoo.com