We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used to create them.”

Albert Einstein

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

How long are appointments?

 

The first appointment last 75 minutes for the initial assessment. Each subsequent regular appointment  lasts 50 minutes. Longer regular appointments are available on request. 

What are your fees?

Counselling & psychotherapy

Fees for counselling and psychotherapy with our registered psychotherapists are $195-$220 plus HST for the initial 75-minute assessment, and $130-$145 plus HST per 50-minute appointment thereafter.

Fees for services with a counselling intern are  $97.50 + HST per initial assessment (75 minutes) and $65 + HST for regular 50-minute appointments. 

 

Longer appointments are available on request, and are billed at $60-$72.50 per extra half hour or part thereof. Fees are payable in full at the end of each session, by cheque, debit or credit card, in cash or by bank transfer. A receipt is provided for each appointment. A $25 fee is charged for any cheque returned for non-sufficient funds.

Please note:  As of December 1, 2019, the new rate for sessions with Natalie Carrière will be $145 + HST for regular 50-minute sessions, and $217.50 for 75-minute intake sessions.

 

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RESOURCES

DEMYSTIFYING THERAPY: 

8 Things to know before entering into therapy (article)

How working with a therapist can help you

BOUNDARIES: 

 

Boundaries Cheat Sheet 

Brené Brown video

MINDFULNESS:                       

What is mindfulness?                                                    

Netflix series on the mind - Mindfulness episode 

The power of mindfulness

Meditating safely

 

Mindfulness & chronic pain:

 

The Guardian article (2017)

MBCPM

TRAUMA RECOVERY  

 

UNHELPFUL THINKING HABITS (Info Sheet)

MENTAL HEALTH CAREGIVER GUIDE

 

PARENTING 

Article on "mom rage"

 

STRESS RELIEF

 

Progressive muscular relaxation  

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