INSURANCE & BENEFITS
Counselling can become scary if you don't know if it's covered under your insurance policy. We hope we can help you understand!
Every insurance company offers several different policies and coverage, In order to assure you are covered it is best to call your insurance company and specifically state the following credentials you are looking for to make sure you are covered:
The credentials DEPENDING on the therapist you choose are a Registered Psychotherapist (RP) OR Registered Social Worker (RSW) Or Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) OR Clinical Counsellor.
Call your insurance company and ask if you are covered for counselling/therapy with a Registered Psychotherapist, Registered Social Worker, Canadian Certified Counsellor Or Clinical Counsellor
Ask the following questions:
If you choose a Registered Social Worker, if the therapist requires a Masters of Social Work
Ask if you are required to submit any medical documentation prior to your counselling sessions to them. Usually, this is a simple letter from your doctor recommending counselling/therapy.