This is a list of the most frequently asked questions. It is normal to have many questions when choosing to work with a therapist. If you can’t find what you are looking for, please get in touch.
How long is each therapy session?
A typical counselling session is 50 minutes long.
How much does therapy cost?
Rates are based on the recommended fee schedule set out by the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta (PAA). Sessions are charged at $220/hour.
How much are massages?
Cost will depend on the length of the massage as well as the treatment modality. Rates are posted on our online booking site. We do offer a one time special rate for all new clients.
Do you offer sliding scales?
This only applies to psychological services. We do offer sliding scales for people with limited finances. This can be discussed at intake.
Do you offer direct billing?
Yes, we offer direct billing to many insurance companies including Alberta Blue Cross, ASEBP, Green Shield Canada, Blue Cross, Medavie Blue Cross, NIHB, and many more. Please contact us to see if we can direct bill to your insurance company. Also, it is your responsibility to double check with your insurance company to see if they cover the therapist you would like to see.
For counselling, you do not need a doctor's note before seeking services.
For massages, many benefit plans will require a doctor's note. It would be beneficial for you to upload or send your doctor's note to your insurance company before seeking services to ensure a smooth transaction.
What forms of payments do you accept?
Payment can be made via Visa, Mastercard, AMEX, Cash, or e-Transfer and is expected at the start of each session.
What do I do if the doors are locked?
If the doors are locked, don't worry! Your therapist will open the doors for you as soon as they are available. Thank you for your patience.