Seeing a Child Psychologist
You Ask - I Answer
Have a question you’d like to ask? I’m committed to providing families the best care and experience I can. There’s no such thing as a bad question when it comes to mental health. Check out the answers to the FAQs below, and don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any additional questions.
What are your fees?
We closely follow the recommended fee schedule for Psychologists in Alberta with fees reflecting the expertise of our therapists. Current rates per session/hour :
$200 individual therapy
$250 Family therapy
$200- per hour of Assessment -$2500 or $2800 (ASD)
Methods of payment include: Cash, cheque, e-transfer and credit card.
How many sessions will be needed?
We tailor our services to the individual client. The length of time depends on the concerns presented, the level of family support, and the individual's engagement in therapy. As a guideline, 6-8 sessions are recommended.
What do I tell my child about coming to Therapy?
After attending the initial parent session you will be able to describe the office and the meeting with Dr. Michelle. Explain to your child that he/she will be going to see Dr. Michelle who's job is to help children with their feelings and behavior to feel better about themselves.
Additional information is available at the Canadian Psychological Website https://www.cpa.ca/public/decidingtoseeapsychologist/psychologistwhattoexpect/
Do you Direct Bill?
We ask that you contact your insurance provider for the details of your coverage. We can direct bill to most plans with Canada Life (Great West Life), Green Shield, Blue Cross and Medavie for Veteran Affairs and RCMP members.
Can’t find the answer to your question? Contact me today and I’ll get back to you ASAP.