In keeping with the Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia recommendation, fees are as follows:
  • Individual/Couple therapy: $190.00/hour appointment.
  • Psychological Assessment: $190.00/hour which includes interviews, document review, administration, scoring, interpreting, report preparation, and debriefing.

A therapy hour is 50 minutes long, with 10 minutes for file updates. Please note that documentation prepared on your behalf will be billed at our hourly rate.

Psychological services are not covered by MSI. Many people have extended health coverage (e.g. Blue Cross, Great West Life) through their places of work or privately. Many of these plans have coverage for part or all of psychological services. Please check with your insurance plan as to what they need to reimburse you. We will gladly provide an estimate for all services and work to ensure that all necessary documents are made available to assist you in submitting appropriate documents for reimbursement.

Most insurance plans require that clients pay for the services directly and then submit their receipts for reimbursement. Several, however, can be billed directly (e.g., NS Govt. Blue Cross, RCMP, VAC). Please check to see if direct billing is available for your insurance provider.

Fees that are not covered by insurance are tax deductible as medical expenses.

Missed Appointments: Clients booked for a therapy session must give 24 hours cancellation notice or they will be charged the full fee for the appointment. Please note that most insurers do NOT pay for missed appointments. In South West Nova Scotia weather can change quickly.  Since we care about your health and wellbeing, there will be no charge for appointments that need to be cancelled without 24 hours notice because of challenging weather events.

We only accept cash and cheques at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.

 


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