Areas of Practice
If you are hoping to explore troubling behaviours, thoughts, or feelings please consider the following in regards to services and fees.
Fees at Riverside Counselling are in accordance with the recommended fee schedule of the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC). Please visit http://bc-counsellors.org/choose-a-counsellor/fee-schedule/ for more information.
Methods of Payment:
Visa, Mastercard, Interac, and Cash. Personal cheques will not be accepted.
Cancellation Policy and Reminders:
Email reminders of your appointment time are provided. Please note that 24 hours is required for cancelled appointments otherwise full fee is applied.
Extended Health Care
We are Registered Clinical Counsellors (RCC #11844 and #11975) and our services are often reimbursed by extended health plans (Blue Cross, Sunlife, Manulife, Great West Life, etc.). Please check with your benefit provider to determine eligibility.
Employee and Family Assistance Program Coverage
Riverside Counselling is an affiliate counsellor with Morneau Shepell EAP and Family Services Employee Assistance Programs. Check with your employer to see if they provide EAP coverage for short-term, solution focused counselling sessions. For more details please visit: http://www.morneaushepell.com/ca-en/employee-and-family-assistance-programs
Crime Victim Assistance Program (CVAP)
CVAP assists victims, immediate family members and witnesses in the wake of violent crime to support healthy coping. Riverside Counselling is an approved provider of CVAP services. A claim number and statement of approved sessions is required prior to session to determine coverage. To learn more please visit: http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/justice/criminal-justice/bcs-criminal-justice-system/if-you-are-a-victim-of-a-crime