Frequently Asked Questions

Does Renew Center Accept Insurances?

Renew Center of Florida wellness programs are all-inclusive and therefore require advance payment for wellness packages. The agreed upon payment schedule is determined at the time of reserving your wellness package. Your wellness program is determined during your assessment and strategy session, and the program is based on what is needed to help you achieve the desired results you are seeking in the quickest estimated period of time. Insurance submissions can be made following completion of a program.

Does Renew Treat Eating Disorders, Addictions, Relationships, Trauma, Mood Issues?

Yes we treat all of the above, and specialize in co-occurring issues. Patients typically suffer from a variety of issues causing impairment of mental, emotional, physical, and relationship health, and decrease in productivity.

How Long is the Initial Assessment and Strategy Session? What Happens During the Assessment?

The initial assessment with Dr. Palmer is approximately 2 hours. During that time, you will complete initial forms, and Dr. Palmer will review your clinical and health history, symptoms, and goals. Dr. Palmer will provide you insights regarding your life process, and offer you pathways to healing through recommended 30-60-90 Day Wellness plan options at Renew if it is believed you would be a candidate for our programs.

How Long is a Typical Session and How Many Days Per Week?

The beauty of customizable results-oriented programs is that sessions can be paced and vary in length and time depending on level of treatment, interventions, and progress. Typically patients begin at approximately 1.5-2 hours 2 times per week to accelerate the healing process and gain momentum. In some cases, patients are seen 3-4 days per week at 1-2 hours. Patients typically begin with more frequent sessions within 1-3 days apart, and in time require less time in therapy as they are improved.

What Are the Goals of Renew Center's Programs? What Makes You Different?

The goal of the programs is to help patients Regain Balance and Maintain Balance in their lives. Dr. Palmer is focused on healing core issues and the roots of problems so that they do not continue to resurface. The focus is on helping a person heal so that they do not continue to require inpatient or outpatient treatment programs throughout their lifetime. We don't only "manage" symptoms, we "eliminate" symptoms and change the course of problems, so that you strengths, skills, and resources to be free, happy, safe, pain-free, confident, and successful as you move forward in life.

Do You Offer Group Therapy? Support Groups? Seminars?

At this time we do not offer support groups. It is recommended that you contact The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness for a list of local support groups for eating disorder recovery. Also, refer to the treatment resources page for more information. Dr. Palmer will soon offering an online course on happiness through the platform. And stay on the lookout for Dr. Palmer's RenewMe self-help IOS app launching in 2020 t help you lead a more balanced life!

What is the Cost of Wellness Plans?

All programs are customized depending on the severity of issues, length of time needed, what is included or required for your program. We will go over this with you following your initial assessment and strategy session. The better questions might be, "How much will I save by healing? What is my health and happiness worth?" Our goal is mainly to correct your problems so you never need therapy for the same problems again!

Is This An Inpatient Treatment Program? Do I Need Inpatient Treatment?

Renew center is not an inpatient treatment program. It is a "Reality-Based" treatment program. This model of has been very successful for our patients who prior to attending our treatment program, attended numerous inpatient centers and relapsed soon after leaving them. Our program differs because it helps you learn how to live in the Real World, and integrate the skills and the progress you make from our coaching and interventions into Real Life. Depending on your needs, you may be inclined to stay at a local accomodation, a sober home program, or seek sober companion or caretaker to stay with you. You may be recommended to attend detox for a week or more before attending our program, depending on the impact of your addiction mentally and physically. For those traveling from out of town and here for extended stay our staff can help you coordinate hotel accomodations at a professional discount, which includes a kitchen, living room, and bedrooms. You can even bring your family members to stay with you, and even your pet! You may also choose to stay at Hippocrates Institute in West Palm and participate in our Life Transformation Program.

I Have Many Issues Going on With Health, Mental Health, and Relationship? Do You Handle All of This?

Yes! That is the beauty of Renew. When you become a patient you truly have a wealth of resources, guidance, and referral sources at your fingertips for your personal health and life management. We combine functional medicine and psychology to heal you, and offer you the best of everything you need help you achieve everything you are meant to be. You can finally take the stress out of everything and leave it to us!

What is Your Success Rate?

Very high, very, very high. Just show up to your sessions, and let us do the rest. You will have homework assignments, but mostly the types of therapeutic interventions we do just begin to work on you. Helping to overcome your own personal resistances is key, creating safety, releasing fear and peeling away negative makes all the difference. After all, that is what psychology is about. Just state your goals, and let us do the work for you. Once you start noticing positive differences and sparkling moments early on, you will gain a lot of confidence knowing you made the right decision, and want to keep going. Don't forget to review all our amazing testimonials and make sure to watch the videos!

How Do I Get Started?

We would love to help you be the next success story. Schedule a Discovery Call, and see if you qualify for an Initial Assessment and Strategy Session. Sometimes there is a wait list, but it is better to be ahead of the game so that you can be the first we call when an opening comes available!

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