Rates, Coverage & Payment

RATES

 

Individuals:

$120 per 50-minute session.

Couples / Family:

$135 per 60-minute session.

INSURANCE COVERAGE

Counselling may be covered by your health insurance policy or employee benefits plan.

 

Please check with your policy provider by asking the following questions:
   •    Do I have mental health insurance benefits?
   •    What counsellor credentials are required?
   •    How many sessions does my insurance cover?
   •    What is the coverage amount per session?
   •    Do I need approval from my family physician?

WALMSLEY COUNSELLING (EFAP)

 

Walmsley Counselling contracts with Validity Counselling to provide services to employees who have coverage under their Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP). If Walmsley is your EFAP provider, please contact them directly for prior approval before contacting Validity Counselling to book an appointment.

OTHER COVERAGE

 

We are approved to see members of the following organizations (and these organizations cover the counselling fees for their members): 

  • First Nations Health Authority

  • RCMP

  • Veterans Affairs

  • ICBC

PAYMENT

 

Self-Pay: If you are paying for your own sessions, we accept cash, cheque, credit cards, and e-transfers.

Insurance : If you are covered by insurance, you will need to pay for the sessions yourself and then submit receipts to your insurance provider for reimbursement.

EFAP & Other Third-Party Payors: If you are covered by Walmsley's Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP), First Nations Health Authority, RCMP, Veteran's Affairs, or ICBC, we will bill them directly for your sessions.

CANCELLATION POLICY

 

You must notify us at least 24 hours in advance if you wish to cancel your counselling appointment. Otherwise, you may be required to pay the full cost of the session.

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