Referral / Intake Process


Maria Droste Counseling Services remains committed to providing accessible, affordable, and timely treatment to children, adolescents, and adults regardless of insurance status. Our agency accepts mental health counseling, substance use counseling, and holistic therapy referrals for any person who has no health insurance, as well as those who have state or private insurance. Referrals come to us through agency partners such as the court system, insurance companies, primary care providers, local schools, private practitioners, other mental health agencies, the internet, detox programs, former clients, and local parishes.

Intake Process

Maria-Droste-Counseling-ServicesIf you would like to receive our services give us a call: 617-471-5686. If we are unavailable when you call, leave your phone number and we will return your call as soon as we are able. One of our staff will be happy to speak to you and gather your contact information, your circumstances and the service you are requesting. Once this process is complete, a therapist who is best suited for your needs and availablity will call you back within a day or two to set up the first session with you. If you have no insurance or if full payment would be a hardship, you are invited to use our sliding fee scale which can make our services affordable.