• Each one hour session costs $110 and is payable immediately after the session.
  • Payment is accepted at your session via Cash, Debit, Credit Card or Cheque.
  •  Interac e-transfer payments may be made to Christine Dela Cruz at the following email address: info@lifestorycounselling.com.
  • Cheques that are returned as NSF will result in an additional $30 administration fee.
  • Receipts are provided once payment is received.
  • Longer sessions may be available, upon request, and are often preferred by clients travelling a significant distance.  In these cases, the fee is prorated.
  • There are no taxes charged on Clinical Social Work Services.
  • Christine is currently a registered service provider with various government-sponsored counselling programs which provide direct-billing (ie. Victim Services, Indigenous Services Canada).
  • Please note that there is no direct-billing to private insurance plans.  You will be provided with a detailed receipt upon payment which may be used to claim reimbursement from your private insurance plan, if you are eligible.

*Please review your insurance coverage carefully.  Christine is a Registered Clinical Social Worker.  You are responsible for ensuring you have appropriate coverage under your individual plan.

Did You Know?

  • Many health care plans and insurance companies recognize Clinical Social Workers as approved service providers.
  • Registered Social Workers are authorized as Medical Practitioners under the Income Tax Act for the purpose of claiming medical expenses on income tax returns.
Cancellation Policy: Please provide as much notice as possible if you are unable to keep your appointment.  A minimum of 24-hours’ notice is required if you cannot keep your appointment*.  If you do not provide sufficient notice or do not show up for your appointment, you will be charged the full hourly rate – for the amount of time you had been booked for.

 

Life Story Counselling is the business name of Christine K. Dela Cruz Counselling Services Inc.