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About Us

Exceeding Expectations One Patient at a Time

At BOCA RATON CENTER FOR CHILD & FAMILY, we provide our patients with access to state-of-the-art facilities along with the most experienced and dedicated mental health professionals. In 2012, BOCA RATON CENTER FOR CHILD & FAMILY opened its doors to patients in the city of Boca Raton. Since then, our mission has been to provide quality care in a safe environment. From Psychological evaluations to Psychotherapy our personalized services allow us to manage whatever mental health concern our patients might have. Book an appointment today and see what we can do for you or your loved ones.

Psychologist Session

Frequently Asked Questions

What is your new patient procedure?

Contact the office in order setup an appointment for the initial evaluation. During the evaluation, the doctor/therapist will be conducting an examination including developmental & medical history, symptoms, and mental status in order to assess the severity of the concerning problem.

A treatment plan will be discussed as well any diagnosis discovered

How much does it cost, if I self-pay?

Dr. Edan Alcalay's initial evaluation cost is $450/50 mins. While each subsequent psychotherapy session cost $275/45 mins. 


We do offer a reduced fee structure with our registered mental health intern, please call us to discuss options.

How long is the treatment?

Psychological symptoms often vary in degree and are complex. Therefore the treatment course depends on many factors.  As a rule of thumb, progress is expecting to be within 12-16 session.  Results are not guaranteed; however are likely expected once treatment goals are formulated.

What is important for the therapy process?

During treatment, a few key factors are important for psychological improvement.

  1. Goodness of Fit- you feel comfortable with your therapist

  2. There is honesty in your ability to express yourself

  3. Trust has been established between yourself and the doctor

  4. Feeling able to express yourself without a sense of judgment

As a parent, what should I expect from the child psycholgist?

If your child is entering in psychological treatment, it is essential that your child feel comfortable with the doctor.  This intial phase of treatment takes about 5 sessions.  After that is established, the doctor might ask to have a Parents Update session to provide feedback with assent from your child in order to maintain therapeutic alliance.

What is the cancellation policy?

Please provide 24 hours prior to the appointment time otherwise a FULL FEE is assessed. We need appropriate time to schedule another patient should you not make it. Thank you for your consideration!

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