COST

  • Individual, couple and family psychotherapy - $160 per psychotherapy session of 50 minutes.
  • Group Psychotherapy - $100 per month of weekly 1 ½ hour sessions.
  • Report writing, telephone conversations and consulting with other professionals - $40 per 15 minutes.
  • Legal proceedings (including preparation) - $300 per hour.
  • Workshops and business consultations - dependant on the specific requirements. Travel to appointments - $160 per hour.

I require 24 hours notice of cancellation. For cancellations with less than 24 hours notice I charge the full regular fee.

PAYMENT
Payment for an appointment can be made online through Paypal when booking an appointment or via banking e-transfer to 250-558-9735. I will only direct bill a third-party payer where the client has made proper arrangements for such billing and the third-party payer has agreed to these arrangements in writing.

Although I will do what I reasonably can to support and help clients obtain third-party reimbursement of fees paid, the client remains personally responsible for obtaining any reimbursement for which they may be eligible.

Fees can be used as an income tax deduction.

EXTERNAL FUNDING

  • British Columbia's Medical Services Plandoes not cover my fees unless a specific contract has been arranged with a Health Authority. Contact your MLA or the Minister of Health for more details.
  • Many people who are employed or are affiliated with Veteran's Affairs have Extended Health Care Plans (such as Blue Cross) through their, or a family member's, employer. These Plans provide at least partial coverage of services from Registered Psychologists. Clients pay me and submit the receipt to the insurance company which reimburses them.
  • Some employees also have coverage for themselves and their family through an Employee Assistance Plan to help deal with mental health concerns.
  • In certain cases, WorkSafeBC or motor vehicles insurance will pay the costs of Psychology treatment services. For more details consult a WorkSafeBC Case Manager or auto insurance adjustor or case manager.
  • A person receiving Short-Term Disability, or Long-Term Disability coverage through their insurance company may be able to apply for treatment funds.
  • A person with a psychological problem as a result of a reported crime may qualify for payment of psychotherapy services through Criminal Injury Compensation. If the crime occurred in BC phone (604) 244-6400 to obtain more information.
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