How soon can I book an initial consultation?

In most cases, new clients can be scheduled within seven days. Call now or fill in the contact form and click Send to get started.

I have heard about Arlene Hirsch.  Will I be meeting with an assistant?

All counseling services are delivered personally by Ms. Hirsch.

I am not near Chicago. Can you help me on-line?

We are located in The Manhattan Building at 431 South Dearborn in Chicago.  For clients outside of the Chicago area, or for clients who prefer the convenience of an on-line meeting, we offer on-line video consultations.  Contact us for more information.

How long are sessions?

Sessions are 60 minutes long.

How many sessions do I need to make a career decision?

Typically, career counseling spans 5-8 sessions. However some people come for one session; others stay longer.

What are your fees?

Hour-long session fees are $175. To enable you to make the most progress affordably, clients can purchase a package of six sessions for $900.

The $900 package must be prepaid and it is non-refundable.

Do you provide testing?

I am affiliated with a psychologist who provides this service for my clients

Do you write resumes?

I can help you with the preparation of your resume. I do not get involved in the typing or production part of the process.

Do you accept insurance?

I am not currently a member of any health care network. I can give you an invoice to submit to your insurance company with the necessary information.

Do you accept credit cards?

Yes. You can arrange payment on-line.