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Important Information You Need to Know about Medicare

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Important Information You Need to Know about Medicare


Emotional health is a common aspiration for everyone. It means having the ability to manage life challenges competently and navigate through a range of feelings in response to them. Along with happiness, contentment, and delight, there are also times when you may feel sad, lonely, angry, or confused. They’re all a normal part of being human.

What is not normal is when negative feelings persist and interfere with your ability to lead and enjoy everyday life. Regardless of the intensity of the symptoms, know that there are effective treatments and support to help you recover and live a fulfilling life. However, when you’re deciding to get therapy, concerns about cost can get in the way of finding help.


Medicare Comes to Your Aid

Financial relief can come from one of the world’s largest health insurance programs—Medicare. This U.S. national social insurance program offers multiple health care plans to millions of beneficiaries. If you are a Medicare beneficiary, you’re entitled to robust emotional and behavioral health benefits.

When you’re diagnosed, your treatment and medication will be covered by Medicare, whether in an outpatient or inpatient setting. The complex health needs pertinent to conditions such as anxiety, depression, PTSD, and self-harm require coordinated action from professionals in various fields of expertise. To meet the multifaceted needs of its beneficiaries, Medicare allies with reputable institutions and professionals for effective implementation of physical, emotional, and behavioral health care.


Using Medicare to Your Advantage

Medicare has four parts with different options and benefits. With the Original Medicare (Parts A, B, and D), you can choose a professional that accepts Medicare. This flexibility works to your advantage in terms of getting counseling from an authorized health care provider who meets the high quality standards set by Medicare. More importantly, you’re not required to get a doctor’s referral prior to receiving behavioral health care. Part B covers the services of Medicare-approved counselors across the globe, who provide a wide range of psychotherapeutic health procedures for children, individuals, couples, or families.


Reach Out for Help to Make You Feel Better

You don’t have to be alone while symptoms of emotional health issues impair your thoughts, feelings, or behavior. Help is available. With early treatment from the right professional, recovery is always possible.

Get help from Carolina Counseling Services — Pittsboro, NC, by connecting with one of our independently contracted Medicare providers whose therapy approach is tailored to meet your specific, individual needs. With no need for a doctor’s referral, you can call immediately for an appointment and feel better.


Serving Areas: Carolina Counseling Services – Pittsboro, NC

Counties: Chatham, Alamance, Durham, Harnett, Lee, Moore, Orange, Randolph, Wake, NC
Areas: Pittsboro NC, Gulf NC, Hickory Mountain NC, Hadley NC, Siler City NC, Wilsonville NC, Fearrington NC, Mandale NC, Bear Creek NC, Albright NC
Zip Codes: 27312, 27344, 27207, 27228, 27256, 27559


Gail Gustafson, MSW, LCSW

Specializes in: (Ages 9+) Adolescents and Adults, Individuals, Couples and Families. PTSD/Trauma, EMDR, Adoption, Drug/Alcohol/Substance Abuse addiction, Anxiety, Depression, Bi-polar, Life Transitions, Grief and Loss, Parenting, Family, couples and marriage counseling.
 Insurance: BCBS, Tricare/ Tricare Prime Tricare Select/Extra/Retired and Cash (Credit Cards Accepted, HSA and FSA )
 Credit Cards: Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express

Counseling Information

How Do I Set Up my FIRST Appointment?

  • Call: (919) 533-3020 (Fastest way to schedule)
  • Text: (910) 308-3291 (Reply will be via phone)
  • Click here and use our Contact Form (You must include your phone number, because replies will only be made by telephone to ensure security/privacy)
  • Call or Text for your New Patient Appointment Anytime!
  • Appointment scheduling for NEW clients: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
  • Established/Standing Appointments are made directly with your therapist!
  • Referrals: MOST beneficiaries do NOT need a Referral!

Other Contact Info

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Carolina Counseling Services - Pittsboro, NC
68 Fayetteville St.
Pittsboro, NC 27312