Extended Health Medical Plans
Client Intake Form Link – Our counsellors are designated as either Registered Clinical Counselors (R.C.C), Register Clinical Social Workers (R.C.S.W) and Canadian Certified Counsellors (C.C.C). They are covered through many extended health benefit plan; however, this depends on your benefit plan.
Before you contact us:
Client Intake Form Link – Please determine whether you have extended health care coverage and find out the extent to which you will be reimbursed.
1. Does my plan cover Registered Clinical Counselors (R.C.C), Registered Clinical Social Workers (R.C.S.W), or Canadian Certified Counsellors (C.C.C.)?
2. How much does my plan cover per calendar year?
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Client Intake Form Link – We contract with most of the Employee Assistance Programs (EAP), and Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP) in BC and have extensive experience with work place conflict. Number of sessions available depend on your plan.
Please consult with the human resources department at your work place in order to determine whether or not you are covered by an EAP or EFAP.
First Nation Clients
Client Intake Form Link – Our counsellors are contracted to the First Nation Health Authority (FNHA) as well as other individual bands. If you have First Nation Status, you may be eligible to receive funding for counselling services.
Crime Victim Assistance Program (CVAP)
Client Intake Form Link – If you have been a victim, immediate family member, or a witness of crime in British Columbia and have a claim number, you may qualify for financial assisstance (funding) for our counselling services.
Ruth-Ann Stewart and Susan Giles are registered to the CVAP.
Residential Historical Abuse Program (RHAP)
Client Intake Form Link – The Residential Historical Abuse Program (RHAP) funds counselling for adults who were sexually abused when they were a child living in a provincial government foster home, group home or residential facility.
Sliding Fee Scale – We are accepting new clients, no wait list!
Client Intake Form Link – We also offer counselling services by Master Level Interns as well as fully qualified therapists at a substantially reduced cost. These fees are available for those who are unable to pay at the lower end of our regular fee scale. Your fee will be assessed based on your gross family monthly income. Please note that it is time limited as our Interns are only here for a shorter period of time. After your 6th session, you and your counselor will evaluate how the counselling is going and decide on how many more sessions are required