Love and Happiness

RATES & INSURANCE

Individual sessions are $125 to $150 per session 
50-minute session (plus GST)

This depends upon the practitioner that you are working with.  

Reduced Fees:

We are able to offer a low fee counselling program with our practicum counsellors. The rates are $50.00 per 50 minute session plus GST. Rates may be different, depending upon the practicum student.  These fees are also not generally reimbursable from insurance companies. Please note this is subject to availability. Contact us to inquire about low fee counselling.  

Payment:

We accept payment via E-Transfer, Visa, Mastercard, and American Express. Due to COVID-19 precautions, we are currently not accepting cash or debit. 

Cancellation Policy:

If you need to cancel your appointment, please call at least 24 hours in advance. 

If you do not show up for your scheduled therapy appointment, and you have not notified us at least 24 hours in advance, you will be required to pay the full cost of the session.

Schedule Online:

Request a therapy appointment online here.

 

In order to book, you must have a credit card on file.

Standard Document Rates:

Documents:

The base rate is $120.00 to $140.00 per hour plus GST and includes:

  •  Progress reports

  • File reviews

  • Form completion

Letters: 

Base rate is $35.00 (plus GST) for every 15 minutes taken to complete the letter.

Attendance Reports: 

$35.00 (plus GST).

Progress Reports:

Base rate is $120.00 to $135.00 per one hour (plus GST).  The rate depends on the practitioner you are working with and the length of time it takes to write the progress report.  Minimum charge of 1 hour will apply.

Court Testimony:

If one of our practitioners is subpoenaed to court, we charge the following fees:

  • $150.00 per hour including wait time at court and this applies even if the court case is delayed or continued or dismissed

  • Transportation to and from the court (mileage billed at current government rate or other transportation such as airfare if this is out of Prince George)

  • Parking fees

  • Hotel and meals (if the court case is out of Prince George)

***We do not provide expert testimony in child custody cases

File Review:

Base rate is $120.00 to $135.00 per one hour (plus GST).  The rate depends on the practitioner you are working with and the length of time it takes to review your file and draw up the report.

Insurance:

Questions to consider:

  • Do I have mental health insurance benefits?  Some extended health care plans that might be covered are Pacific Blue Cross, Greenshield, Sun Life etc.

  • Does my insurance cover the services of a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC), a Registered Social Worker (MSW), or a Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC)

  • What is my deductible and has it been met?

  • How many sessions per year does my health insurance cover?

  • What is the coverage amount per therapy session?

  • Is approval required from my primary care physician?

Medicard

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Medicard provides short term financial assistance for counselling services. If you would like to explore this option, please visit their website to learn more and to apply if this is the right fit for your situation.

Questions? Please contact us for further information.

Lavender Fields