Fees

Many extended health plans and employee assistance plans cover fees with a Registered Clinical Counsellor.  If you plan to use such coverage, check with your employer to see if you are covered before booking a consultation or counselling session.

Regular hourly rate is $120 per 50 minute session.  Students and those on a limited income may be eligible for a sliding scale rate.

Payment by cash or cheque is due when services are rendered.  A receipt will be provided at time of payment and may be submitted for reimbursement.

Potential clients may have an initial free 15 minute consultation.  Consultations are held face-to-face.

The BC Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC) requires that an individual who is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) have the following training:

  • A Master’s Degree in a counselling-related discipline from a recognized university
  • Completion of 1,000 hours of professionally-supervised counselling work and a letter of recommendation from that supervisor
  • Criminal reference check and is bondable
  • Insurance
  • Has completed an ethics course
  • Several professional references attesting to the counsellor’s character and skills