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Counselling and Therapy Services

Our focus is to help our clients reach their goals for growth and healthy change, and to this end, we provide a variety of services. The scope of our work spans from assisting individuals, couples, and families, all the way to working closely with organizations on their people issues.
Our well-trained and experienced therapists are committed to providing professional, personalized counselling, consulting, and psychological services.

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Changes in mood

Erratic thinking

Chronic anxiety

Exaggerated or diminished sense of self-worth

Impulsive actions

Explosive or unstable relationships

Patterns of maladaptive or self-destructive behaviour

Manipulative patterns

Isolation or extreme social avoidance

Anxiety disorders

Mood disorders

Psychotic disorders

Personality disorders

Impulse control disorders

Benefits Coverage


Psychotherapy coverage under insurance benefits in Ontario generally includes the following key points:





  1. Eligible Providers: Coverage typically extends to services provided by registered psychologists, registered psychotherapists, and sometimes social workers. It’s important to verify if the therapist is recognized by the insurance plan.

  2. Referral Requirements: Some insurance plans may require a referral from a primary care physician or a psychiatrist for psychotherapy services to be covered.

  3. Coverage Limits: Insurance plans often have limits on the amount they will cover. This can include a maximum dollar amount per session, a total annual limit, or a maximum number of sessions per year.

  4. Out-of-Pocket Expenses: Patients may be responsible for co-payments or deductibles, and any fees above the insurance company’s standard rate.

  5. Pre-authorization: Certain plans may require pre-authorization for psychotherapy services to ensure that the treatment is medically necessary.

  6. Type of Therapy Covered: Some plans might only cover certain types of psychotherapy, like cognitive-behavioral therapy, and exclude others.

  7. OHIP Coverage: Psychotherapy is not typically covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP), except when provided by physicians or in publicly funded health care settings.

  8. Extended Health Benefits: Individuals with extended health benefits through their employer or private insurance may have additional coverage for psychotherapy.

  9. Direct Billing: Some therapists can bill insurance companies directly, but others may require patients to pay upfront and seek reimbursement from their insurance provider.

  10. Exclusions and Limitations: It’s important to be aware of any exclusions or limitations in your policy, such as not covering pre-existing conditions or having a waiting period.

Always check with your specific insurance provider and policy for the most accurate and detailed information regarding psychotherapy coverage.