FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: Where do I begin?

A: You already have! If you are reading this, it means you have already taken actions in searching for someone to work with you. Embarking on a journey of change and healing takes a lot of courage and you have already taken the first step towards change. Your next step could be to contact me at 416-450-8054 today.

Q:  How do I know if we are a good match?

A:  I would be happy to answer any questions over the phone or through email. You will get a sense of whether we would be a good fit during a brief phone consultation. My primary responsibility is to ensure that you feel safe and comfortable throughout the therapeutic process.  I will be happy to help you find a more suitable counsellor before or during the therapeutic process if it becomes evident that your issue is outside of my expertise or experience.

Q: What is the length of counselling session?

A: The length of the session depends on your needs and schedule. Typically my sessions are 50 minutes long.  

Q: How frequent and how long do I need to stay in counselling?

A: The frequency and the number of sessions depend on your situation and goals. It typically takes 4 to 6 weeks for people to recognize they have made progress. It could take several months or years to work on some long‑term goals. It is also possible to take only a few sessions for the client to have a significant transformation. In some cases, clients continue to stay in counselling for their personal growth after achieving their initial goals.

Q: What is the fee?

A:  :  I charge $180 per 50 minute session. I take cash or check. Unfortunately I am not set up for debit or credit card. 

Q: Do you accept insurance?

A: Yes please check with your provider to determine if they provide coverage for Social Work. I am a Registered Social worker for the province of Ontario