I work with individuals, couples and families (with children and adolescents).
Most of the therapy offered is in the form of dialogue and conversation. Other forms include written (email), narrative (story), drama- role-play, drawing, design (computer-animation), artwork and play-therapy.
I work on a fee for service basis. Many extended health providers cover Registered Clinical Counsellors (RCC) counselling services and I provide receipts that can be submitted for your insurance claims. To find out if you have coverage, please speak with your HR department and/or call the customer service line of your insurance provider.
Personal Injury Claimants- ICBC often covers the counselling costs of people who have been injured in a motor vehicle accident. Contact ICBC or your lawyer to see if you are eligible.
I am an approved counsellor with the Crime Victim Assistance Program (CVAP). If you have been a victim you may qualify under the BC Crime Victims Assistance Program. CVAP pays for counselling services for victims of crime, their close families and witnesses.
Further, options are available, in special circumstances, I am open to discussing a person’s financial needs in order to facilitate the benefits of an ongoing therapeutic relationship and a sliding scale fees can be arranged. Another option is a membership fees, which is $80/month for 12 months during which you can schedule up to 12 sessions.
Online 50 minute Video session (securevideo or Skype): $130/per 50 mins
1 email exchange: $75
Package of 3 Email exchanges: $200
In person Counselling: $150/per 50 mins
Couples/Family Counselling: $215/per 90 mins
As a courtesy to me and to other clients, I ask that 24 hours notice be provided for the cancellation of an appointment. Otherwise there will be a full charge for that missed session.
Here are some steps to get you started towards your therapy goals.
1 Choose your service by filling out the client registration form.
2 To begin online therapy, here are 3 simple steps:
a) Read the FAQ for information about the Privacy Practices and Social Media Policy.
b) Upon being contacted by you, I will email you an intake form and informed consent form to complete and submit back to me.
c) Pay for your services using the secure online payment through PayPal.