Session Rates & Fees

On this page we have taken the time to outline the rates for our various services. If you have any questions, concerns or comments with regards to rates and services offered, by all means, please feel free to contact us.




Registered Clinical Counsellor Rate

Individuals: $120+gst for a 50 minute session
Family: $130+gst for a 60 minute session for one parent and child session

For our family counselling component, we recommend meeting with parents first on initial child assessment session, and proceed with what could best meet the needs of your child in a family or individual session.



Clinical Counsellor Intern

Individuals: $30-$60 for 50 minute session based on house hold income

Our Master Level Clinical Interns have finished their course work and clinical experience training at UBC and are working on the last step before their graduation under the supervision of the clinical director at Waterlily Counselling.



Package Sessions

5 Individual Sessions: $500+gst ($100 Savings)
10 Individual Sessions: $1,000+gst ($200 Savings)



Confidential Telephonic Counselling

50 min Session: $120+gst

If you are unable to come to our offices or prefer to receive counselling from the comfort of your own home or office, we provide telephonic counselling throughout Canada.



ICBC Trauma Focused Counselling

If you have been in a car accident, and have an open claim with ICBC and a claim number, or are working with your lawyer, physician, and chiropractor and massage therapist, you are most likely eligible for Part 7 psychological support funding for counselling in recovery from post traumatic stress related to your accident. Please contact us at (778)840-6774 or Shahla@waterlilycounselling.com to find out more information about accessing services.



Crime Victim Assistance Program (CVAP)

There are many ways a crime can affect your life. If you have been physically or emotionally hurt as a result of a violent crime, you may be entitled to financial assistance.

The Crime Victim Assistance Program (CVAP) assists victims, immediate family members and some witnesses in coping with the effects of violent crime. It provides financial benefits to help offset financial losses and assist in recovery.

Benefits for victims of crime include:

  • Medical and dental services
  • Prescription drug expenses
  • Counselling
  • Protective measures
  • Replacement of damaged or destroyed eyeglasses, clothing and disability aids
  • Childcare and homemaker services
  • Disability aids and related disability expenses or services
  • Support for a child born because of a crime
  • Vocational services
  • Income support or lost earning capacity
  • Transportation and related expenses
  • Crime scene cleaning

Benefits for immediate family members include:

  • Counselling
  • Prescription drugs
  • Transportation
  • Crime scene cleaning
  • Travel costs for the family of a deceased victim

In cases involving fatalities, benefits also include:

  • Funeral expenses
  • Bereavement leave
  • Other benefits to support spouses, children and financially dependent family members

Benefits for witnesses include:

  • Counselling
  • Prescription drugs
  • Transportation to attend counselling
  • Crime scene cleaning

You can apply for the benefits through the Crime Victim Assistance Program in BC here!

In most cases, the application must be received within one year from the date the crime took place. You do not have to wait for charges to be laid or for the offender to be conviction before applying for benefits. You can find more information here!



Direction to Pay

* talk to your lawyer about this option

Individual Session: $140+gst for a 50 minute session (usually ICBC claim)



Payment

Payments can be made by cash, cheque, credit card or e-transfer before or after the session.

Many extended medical plans (such as: Pacific Blue Cross, Sunlife Insurance, Great West Life, Manulife, Green Shield Insurance) cover Registered Clinical Counsellors (RCC). Please check with your extended health plan on your claimable limits, amount covered per individual session, and if they provide direct billing. We also provide receipt at the end of the session after receiving the payment, which can be submitted to your extended health for reimbursement.

*Please note that if you find that RCC visits are not covered under your plan, you may want to contact your employer, Human Resources Department, or insurance company directly to request a small change to the plan’s coverage. This matter does not cost your employer anything and it can increase your plan’s benefits.



Cancelation Policy

Please note that we require 24 hours notice of cancelation for our sessions; full session fees are applied to no shows or late cancelations (less than 24 hours).



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