New Clients: Work with MacKenzie


Self-pay and out-of-network insurance slots for families: Open
Self-pay and out-of-network insurance slots for individuals/couples: Tuesdays at 10am, Tuesdays at 11am
Reduced fee slots: Full


MacKenzie meets with clients weekly on Mondays, Tuesday mornings, and Thursday afternoons. She has limited Monday evening and Sunday availability for family clients (3+ people). She does not have weekend or evening availability for individual or couples clients.

MacKenzie offers in-person, phone, and video sessions. Many clients choose a hybrid of in-person and telehealth work. Masks are required in the office regardless of vaccination status. 

Self-Pay Clients

MacKenzie's fee is $186 for a 50-minute individual or partners session and $301 for a 75-minute partners or family session. This cash rate includes a 20% prompt payment discount.

For self-pay clients, MacKenzie offers a complimentary 20-minute consultation for you to get to know each other and to ensure a good fit for ongoing sessions.

Insurance Clients

MacKenzie is an out of network provider for all insurance plans, including Cigna, United Behavioral Health, and Blue Cross. Her services are billed at her usual and customary rate of $233 for a 50-minute individual session. Full payment for visits is required at time of service. Metaphor Therapy's office handles billing as a courtesy to the client, and the client will receive insurance reimbursement directly for the insurance share of cost, if any.

Please note that regardless of whether insurance pays or not, the client is ultimately responsible for the entire cost of the visit.

Reduced Fees

MacKenzie holds a number of slots for $117 50-minute individual sessions, 50% of her usual fee. She does not offer a reduced fee for partners or family therapy. Superbills and insurance billing are not available for reduced fee sessions. These slots are noted above when available.

MacKenzie Stuart, LMFT offers individual, partners, and family therapy in Alameda, California and online via telehealth. Her detailed fee schedule is below.
Table of Services and Fees - MacKenzie Stuart

Trusted Colleagues (Click to Expand)

MacKenzie's thoughts on the search are available at Finding a Therapist.