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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

HOW MUCH DOES COUNSELLING COST?

$140 per 50 minute individual counselling session (ages 16 and up)

$200 for 75 minute individual counselling session (ages 16 and up)

$160 per 50 minute session for couples and families

$240 per 75 minute session for couples and families

rates effective for new clients effective September 1, 2021

*sliding scale available on a case by case basis- please inquire directly*

Cancellations are accepted up to 48 hours before the scheduled appointment otherwise full fees will apply.

Many health benefits plans will reimburse you for counselling services.  Contact your plan provider before your first session to ensure that your plan covers a Registerd Social Worker (RSW).

The cost of seeing a Registered Social Worker is eligible to be deducted as a medical practitioners for the purpose of the medical expenses tax credit through the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

I am an approved provider for the First Nations Health Authority www.fnha.ca

and the Crime Victims Assistance Program ( CVAP )

For further questions please contact info@emotionwise.ca

HOW MANY SESSIONS WILL I NEED?

The number of sessions you attend will depend on your counselling goals.  

After your first session we can discuss your hopes for counselling and I can recommend a length of time depending on what issue you are working on.


For childhood trauma and emotional regulation issues a 4-6 month commitment is recommended.

WHERE ARE YOUR OFFICE LOCATIONS?

I hold sessions virtually/online and in an office downtown Vancouver.


In person sessions:

Downtown Office:

309-525 Seymour St.

Vancouver BC

WHAT DAYS AND TIMES ARE YOU AVAILABLE?

Wednesdays- alternate weeks in morning and afternoon

Thursdays- morning, afternoon

Fridays- morning, afternoon  alternate weeks

Please contact  april@emotionwise.ca for specific availability.

WHAT ARE YOUR COVID-19 PROTOCOLS?

Due to COVID-19 the majority of counselling sessions will be held over secure video applications or via phone.  

I have a limited number of in-person sessions available.   


These will be held with proper physical distancing and sanitizing procedures. In-person sessions must be booked further in advance.

If you are ill due to symptoms of COVID-19 please contact me immediately regarding cancellation needs.

Any in person session can be switched to a video session for any reason.

Full COVID protocols will be e-mailed in advance to clients prior to their first appointment.

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