Margaret Perlstein, Marriage and Family Therapist


What are your rates?

$200 per 50-minute session.

Do you offer a sliding scale?

I offer a limited number of reduced fee sessions based on financial need. Please contact me for more information.

Do you take insurance?

I do not directly take insurance. However, I provide complete documentation for insurance programs that offer reimbursement.

What forms of payment do you take?

Cash and checks

How do I get to your office and where do I park?

To get to me from south of Corte Madera: exit north bound101 at Lucky Dr. Turn right off the exit and right onto Wornum (the next light). Then take a right onto Tamal Vista Blvd. My driveway is the last one on the left before the next intersection.

From north of Corte Madera, take the Lucky Drive exit. Then take a left at the next light, which is Tamal Vista Blvd. and right into the first driveway.

How far in advance do I need to schedule an appointment?

I can usually schedule a new client appointment within a week of your making contact with me.

Do parents go in with children?

In general, I will see younger teens with their parents for the first part of the first session. Thereafter, I see parents and their children together as required by the work, whether that is weekly or occasionally.

What is your cancelation policy?

I require a 24 hour notice to cancel. Appointments canceled with less than 24 hours notice will be charged as a normal session.

Are you available to meet by phone or other electronic means?

Although I am available to consult by phone, briefly, for emergencies or to figure out scheduling, I do not conduct therapy by any electronic means.