How long is a counselling session?
Generally sessions are 60 minutes in length. Longer sessions can be arranged if desired.
What can I expect during the first session?
The first session generally entails gathering of pertinent information, exploring areas of one’s life that are of concern, along with setting goals for counselling.
Are counselling sessions covered by the Medical Services Plan of B.C.?
Unfortunately there is no coverage provided by MSP. Many extended health plans cover the cost of counselling sessions provided by a Registered Clinical Counsellor. Please contact your provider to determine coverage.
*Counselling session fees not covered by a particular plan can be claimed as a medical expense on your income tax.
What is the cost of a counselling session?
The cost of a counselling session is based on the fee schedule recommended by the BC Association of Registered Clinical Counsellors:
*Individual / couples counselling session – $100 per hour (includes tax)
What if I need to cancel my appointment?
As a courtesy please provide at least 24 hours notice if cancellation of your appointment becomes necessary.