Can I claim services through insurance?

Please confirm with your insurance provider whether services provided by a Registered Psychotherapist is covered. You will be issued receipt of payment to get reimbursed.

Can psychotherapy be classified as a medical expense for income tax purposes?

Yes. As of January 2016, Canada Revenue Agency has identified psychotherapy as a valid medical expense in Ontario.

Do I need doctor’s referral?

You can self-refer for psychotherapy services. However, some insurance companies require a doctor's referral in order to claim services through your insurance provider.

How many sessions will I need?

The number of sessions you require depends on your treatment goals, which will be discussed between you and your psychotherapist.