Fees

The rates recommended by the Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia are observed in this practice.

Insurance Information

Most extended medical plans provide coverage for psychological services. Our psychologists are listed as service providers for most extended plans. If you have a question about whether psychological services are covered, please call your insurance office, or call our office and we will be pleased to help you get the answers you need.

We recommend that you call your insurance provider prior to the first session. Some key questions to ask your insurer include:

  • Does my plan cover the services of a Registered Psychologist?
  • How much coverage do I have per year? And is that per calendar year or per 12 month period?
  • Do you cover 100% of the amount or do I have to pay a portion of each visit?
  • Do I require a physician’s referral to qualify for my insurance coverage?
  • How do I submit my claim for reimbursement?

Therapy

  • $190 per each 50-minute individual therapy session
  • $200 per each 50-minute couples therapy session

Fee Increase as of January 1, 2022

The Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia (APNS: https://apns.ca/) notified us of a fee increase for Psychologists across the Province of Nova Scotia starting on June 1st, 2021.

We understand that this is a difficult time for most people, so we delayed this increasing until January 1st, 2022, and we want to give you ample notice for this fee change.

  • $210.00/ hour for Psychological Services (50 minute session and 10 minutes for administrative work).

To adhere to the APNS recommendation, effective January 1, 2022, our fees for services will be as follows:

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to our Practice Administrator at 902-490-0090 or email us at [email protected].

Assessments

Assessment services, and/or reports, and other required services will be provided at a discussed upon an additional fee with will be discussed and agreed upon before such services are provided. Typically, unless for court, the fee for assessments is $190 per hour plus test costs.

Please note: We provide receipts that are suitable for reimbursement by all insurers. Receipts for services of a psychologist are income-tax-deductible as health-care expenses so please keep your receipts for your tax records.

Forms

Contract for Services Form

Teletherapy Consent Form

Mental Health Referral Form

Contact Us

Please see our Contact Us page for our phone number, email, and a contact us web form.