Deborah Stote, Ph.D.
Deborah Stote, Ph.D. 

Information for Clients

In order to make sure your visit to the office goes smoothly, we've put together some of the important information about how things work at the practice.

First time appointments:

In order to register and meet with you promptly, we ask that our clients arrive on time for their scheduled appointment and make themselves comfortable in the waiting room.  We accept cash, checks, Paypal, and credit cards at time of service.  If you cannot keep your scheduled appointment, we require at least 24 hours notice for cancellation or you will be charged for the session.


Intake sessions last at least 1.5 hours.


We are not a an in-network provider for any insurance company. We will be happy to provide you with a superbill that you may submit to your insurance provider for reimbursement for out-of-network benefits.  Please note that the insurance claim is between you and your provider, we do not interact with your insurance provider beyond providing a receipt.

Payment in full is due and will be collected at each visit.   We accept VISA, MASTERCARD, DISCOVER, AMERICAN EXPRESS, cash, Paypal, and personal checks.

We are not a provider for Medicare.

Emergency Phone Numbers

Organization Telephone Number
Emergency Services & Fire Department 911
Alcoholics Anonymous Hotline (Hill Country,TX) 512.444.0071
24/7 Crisis Line/Suicide Prevention 512.472.HELP (4357)
National Domestic Violence Hotline 1.800.799.SAFE (7233)



Suggested Reading Materials:


Why Zebra Don't Get Ulcers, Third Edition

Robert M. Sapolski, Ph.D.


Behave:  The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

Robert M. Sapolski, Ph.D.



Ellen Langer, Ph.D.


Counterclockwise:  Mindful Health and the Power of Possibility

Ellen Langer, Ph.D.


Facing Codependence:  What It Is, Where It Comes From, How It Sabotoges Our Lives

Pia Melody


Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book, Fourth Edition


Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous

Contact and Appointments



(512) 709-4294



4413 Spicewood Springs Road

Suite 206

Austin, TX 78759


FAX:  512-957-1383


Office Hours

Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm

After hours by appointment


Also, please note there is a list of emergency service organizations and contact numbers under the "Information for Patients" link at the top of this page.

Convenient Location

Avoid the hassle of downtown traffic and parking.  We have a very convenient office location just 15 minutes North of downtown, with easy access to Mopac, 360, and 183--and parking is shaded, plentiful, and free!  Please see the "Location" link at the top of this page.

Nationwide Resource for Mental Health and Addiction Recovery:

Finding a drug rehab center is a complex and emotional process. Beginning one's recovery from alcoholism and drug addiction to a place of sobriety, a place of physical well-being, and a place of emotional freedom from drugs is a true challenge.  All Treatment is a website that provides a nationwide database of resources.  Check it out:


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