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Below are some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) that we receive. If you need further assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

What is Greenspace Mental Health?

Visit their website for more information here: https://greenspacehealth.com/en-ca/yale-mbcc-hub/

What are your counselling/psychotherapy fees?

(All prices are in Canadian dollars)Fees for counselling and psychotherapy services (virtual or in-person) vary depending on the professional or student intern you are working with. Costs range from between $80.00 up to $175.00 per individual session. Some professionals reserve a limited number of sliding-scale spots.

Are your services covered under OHIP?

No. In Ontario only Psychiatrists and Family Doctors therapy services are covered under OHIP.

Can Registered Psychotherapy receipts be used for income tax purposes?

Yes. Registered Psychotherapy receipts can be used as a medical expense on your income tax return.

Do employee benefits cover Psychotherapy sessions?

At present some benefit carriers do reimburse for Psychotherapy services. In 2015 the field of Psychotherapy was regulated for the first time (in Ontario, Canada). The process of being recognized as a regulated profession and being considered for reimbursement by benefit carriers is just that, a process. There is more information here about how you can help and advocate your benefit carrier to include Registered Psychotherapists (RPs) in your benefit coverage.

What are your counselling/psychotherapy fees?

(All prices are in Canadian dollars) Fees for counselling and psychotherapy services (virtual or in-person) are $175.00 per individual session; 60 minutes. Julie reserves a limited number of sliding-scale spots.

How can referrals be made?

Self-referrals are made directly from the family/guardian of the minor or adults directly.

How do I book an appointment?

Please use the contact form to get in touch with Admin. Your personal information will be reviewed by Julie Clarke Therapy’s Administrator. Please see our Privacy Policy.

How does Virtual Online work?

For all appointment sessions virtual or in-person you will be using Jane App (https://jane.app/). This is a secure and encrypted platform that meets all of Canada’s privacy requirements and laws, more details here https://jane.app/. Payments are processed using this platform as well and receipts are provided at the end of the session.

For virtual secure online appointments it is suggested you find a quiet place with no distractions in order to make the most of your time.

How many sessions can I expect?

It takes about three sessions for the client to become acquainted with the therapist. This is important as research indicates a good therapeutic relationship encourages growth and change. For challenges that are more complex in nature sessions can continue up to 10 sessions and/or more.

Who are Counsellors/Psychotherapists?

Counselling/psychotherapy is the skilled and principled use of relationship to facilitate self-knowledge, emotional acceptance and growth and the optimal development of personal resources. The overall aim is to provide an opportunity for people to work towards living more satisfyingly and resourcefully. While the relationship will vary according to need, it may be concerned with developmental issues, addressing and resolving specific problems, making decisions, coping with crisis, developing personal insights and knowledge, working through feelings of inner conflict or improving relationships with others.

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