QA Client Screening Form

Hi there,

Thank you so much for your interest in working with one of our counselors at Queer Asterisk. We are so excited to get to know you better! This confidential screening form will help us understand what you’re going through, the services you are looking for, and help us match you with a counselor that can best meet your needs.

We know some of these questions might be sensitive in nature. In order to best serve you and meet your needs, we have determined that these questions are necessary in connecting you to the best services. You can decline to answer any questions and wait to discuss these concerns with a counselor. All information on this form will also be shared with the counselor that you get initial matched with.

Please be aware that the counselor reviewing this form is a mandatory reporter. As such, they are required to report: immediate danger to your own life and/or others; any current child and/or elder abuse, neglect, and harm; any past child abuse where the abuser is still in a position of trust with children today; if you are under the age of 18, we need to report any current suicidal ideation to your parents/guardians/caregivers. Thanks so much for taking the time to fill out this form.

IMPORTANT: If you are seeking therapy for a minor (under 17 years old), please make sure to have them fill out the screening form, or have them present while you fill it out on their behalf. For paperwork signature purposes, we require a personal email address for any minors 12-17 years old, in addition to the emails of any legal guardians involved. If you are seeking couples or relational counseling, please have the party who is the primary insurance holder fill out the screening form.

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This process must be completed with the involvement of a legal guardian with medical decision-making power. Please close this page, and submit a new screening form with the involvement of a legal guardian with medical decision-making power.
IMPORTANT: For paperwork signature purposes, we require a personal email address for any minors 12-17 years old, in addition to the emails of any guardians involved. Please specify which email belongs to the 12-17 year old, and which email(s) belong to the guardian(s).
Why are you asking for this?
Why are you asking for this?
Please provide the following information for the primary insured party (if you are a client seeking relational counseling, please answer these insurance questions using only the information of the person who is the primary insured party. If you are seeking family counseling to support a child under the age of 18, please use the information of the child).

IMPORTANT: We will verify your insurance benefits during your screening process, and you will receive a message from our billing team with your current benefits. Receiving this message DOES NOT guarantee we can use your insurance, since our intern counselors can only accept some forms of insurance. Our Client Care team will be in touch with you after insurance verification to support you in setting up a sliding scale if your specific insurance will not cover sessions with an intern.

By providing your insurance information in this way, you consent to us sharing your insurance information with our third-party billing service. This information will only be used by our Billing Team to verify your insurance benefits."
Why are you asking for this?
If you are looking to use insurance to access counseling, please upload a picture of the front of your insurance card AND a separate picture of the back of your insurance card below. (4MB max)
What is art therapy?
Once you have submitted this form, we will review the information you provided, create a chart for you, and send you an email to set up your client portal.

IMPORTANT: When we create your client portal, you will receive an email from us through a service called Valant. The email will direct you to complete the setup of your client portal. Please note that we will not be able to move forward in the process of connecting you with a Queer Asterisk counselor until you follow the steps in the Valant email to set up your client portal.


What is Valant?

Once you set up your client portal, we will be ready to use the information you provide in your screening form to connect you with a great-fitting counselor! You will receive an email connecting you with that counselor. You will also receive some paperwork in your client portal for your review and signature before your first counseling session.

We recommend that you double-check your demographic information and provide a credit card number in your client portal after setting it up.