Frequently Asked Questions
Absolutely not. It takes courage to reach out for help and support. Everyone needs help now and then. In our work together, we will identify and develop your therapeutic goals and devise an achievable plan to actualize these goals that will help reduce the impact of the problems you are facing.
Length of therapy varies depending on your specific needs and situations. The treatment approach your therapist uses, the challenges you present and your goals for seeking therapy, will all determine the length of therapy. Schedule a 20-minute complimentary consultation session to know more about therapy length and to address any other questions you may have regarding the process.
No. Our goal is to use practical skills and techniques that you can apply every day in real life. Many clients can begin applying these skills and techniques, and start experiencing tangible improvements, in just a few sessions. Over time, we can build and reinforce your coping skills.
Therapy sessions are 50 minutes long. Fees for each therapist varies depending on level of training and years of experience. Session fees are in line with the recommendations provided by the Ontario Psychological Association.
Individual & Couples Psychotherapy – C$ 180 – 240
Most of the insurance companies in Ontario cover services offered by the members of the College of Psychologists of Ontario. However, we do not accept direct billing. It is important to contact your insurance provider for more details regarding the coverage under your plan, the claim procedure, whether a referral for services from your physician is required and so on. Our services are not covered by OHIP.
Payment is due at the beginning of each session. We accept cash, e-transfers and all major debit/credit cards via Stripe. Please note: there is a 2.9% payment gateway fees for using debit/credit cards.
The full session fee is charged if there is less than 24 hour notice for a cancelled or rescheduled appointment.
Both Psychologists and Psychological Associates are members of The College of Psychologists of Ontario. The main difference between the two designations is the educational path taken by each provider to become a licensed mental health professional. Psychologists in Ontario have completed a doctoral level degree in psychology, which includes a year of internship. A Psychological Associate has completed a masters level degree in psychology followed by four years of supervised experience in the field. Both a Psychologist and a Psychological Associate have also completed an additional year of formal supervised experience and passed three intensive examinations by the College of Psychologists of Ontario. Members with either title are qualified psychological practitioners in the province of Ontario and covered by insurers as such.