Embracing Empowerment

Frequently Asked Questions​

Frequently Asked Questions

Sessions are typically 50 to 60 minutes in length.

Prior to your initial visit, we will have you fill out our comprehensive assessment package. This provides us with an integrative look at the areas you are struggling with and determine how we can specifically help you. At the end of the consultation, we will provide you with a therapeutic proposal. It is to be noted, this is an non-diagnostic assessment.

Cash, Cheque, or E-Transfers.

  • Regular session fee will increase to 190.00
  • Virtual Clinical Mental Health Consultation fee will increase to 170.00.
  • Virtual Check-In will increase to 90.00
  • Reduced Cost Therapy will remain the same.

Anyone who is non-insured and/or low income background may qualify for reduced cost therapy. There are limited spots for 50 min counselling sessions.

We have a 48 hour cancellation policy. When cancelling a session under 48 hours of scheduled time/day with no explanation, a full session cost will be charged.

Therapists who are affiliated with Ontario College of Social Service Workers and Social Workers (OCSWSSW) do not require to be under Psychologists or Psychiatrists. However, we also understand that some insurances do not accept receipts from a few regulatory bodies. Please check your benefit/insurance package prior to booking for your first session.

We have noticed that our regular clients may not require a full hour, therefore we offer 30 minute check-ins  when needed.  Fees are half of our full fee.

We do not deal with custody access nor provide court documentation around the mental health of the client.

Yes we do provide services for clients under WSIB, however it is to be noted that we do not provide a diagnostic assessment to WSIB, but rather a summary of how treatment is going with a written consent by our clients.

We are not scholarly trained for psychometric testing or any form of DSM V assessments, as you require to have obtained either PhD ; DPsych or  MD  in the province of Ontario.  Clinicians can be trained in psychometrics however must be supervised by a registered psychologist in the province of Ontario. 

 We  do however , provide a variety of non-diagnostic assessments and  questionnaires that can be provided to you to fill out and for you to share it with a medical professional such as your physician. 

We are! We have collaborated with Psychotherapy Matters where our regular clients will have an opportunity to have one time psychiatry consult, where we all come together to ensure continuity to your circle of care.

Pending on our clients needs we provide :
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Trauma Trained Therapy
  • Humanistic Approach 
  • Integrative Approach 
  • Interpersonal Approach 
  • Mindfulness based
  • Empowering Motivational approach 
  • Psychodynamic Therapy 
  • Supportive Approach 
  • Client-centred psychotherapy
  • Collaborative Approach
  • Emotional Focused Techniques (EFT)
  • Exposure and response prevention
  • Mindfulness-based stress reduction
  • Collaborative Circle Of Care Planning
  • Resilience Coaching 
  • Professional Coaching
  • Peer Support 

Yes there is a cost, as the affiliation is through our services.

Virtual Clinical Mental Health Consultation

We Offer 60 Minute Virtual Clinical Mental Health Consultation.