courage in the face of adversity
Counselling is an opportunity to:
Address mental health issues,
Help regulate emotions,
Assess problems and situations,
Explore strategies and solutions,
Discover and improve strengths,
Shift perspectives and
It is an ongoing collaboration between you and your counsellor.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is this service covered by
extended health care benefits?
Counselling services are covered under most extended health care benefits. Verify with your insurance provider that it covers counselling services. Also verify that it covers “Social Worker” or “Registered Social Worker.”
How many sessions will I need?
This is different for everyone. Some people need 3 or 4 sessions to discuss something specific, while others may be looking for long-term counselling to deal with more complex issues. The average is around 8 sessions.
What can I expect during
the first session?
The first session is an assessment. It is an opportunity for the counsellor to get to know you, to set goals and establish a therapeutic plan, or to determine if any referrals need to be made.All other sessions will be tailored to you.