Your First Visit
Reaching out for help isn't always easy - and we appreciate you reaching out to us! At the Glebe we make the process as simple as possible.
To Schedule a Counselling Appointment
*If you are in crisis please call 911 or proceed to your nearest hospital
If you have an extended health benefits (EHB) program through your job, or a partner’s employer, please check with your EHB provider to be sure which professionals will be covered by your insurance. We do not deal directly with insurance providers. You will need to pay for your appointment when you come for your session and then submit your receipt to your insurance company for them to pay you.
If you’re a University student, you may have extended health benefit coverage through your school:
University Students Health Insurance
$800 of coverage per policy year (September 1 – August 31) with a Psychologist, or a Master of Social Work (MSW, RSW)
– This coverage is for 80% of the total session fee (Example: $100 session fee, you will be paid $80 by your insurer)
$500 of coverage per policy year (September 1 – August 31) with a Psychologist, or a Master of Social Work (MSW, RSW)
– This coverage is up to $30 per visit (Example: $100 session fee, you will be paid $30 by your insurer)
At UW the health plan covers 80% of a session, up to $800 per calendar year. Eligible practitioners include clinical counselors and psychotherapists in addition to licensed psychologists and practitioners with a Master’s degree in Social Work.
Student plans cover Registered Social workers for 70% of their fee to a maximum of $300 per policy year.
Don’t have insurance?
Check out our Master’s Practicum Students who offer quality access to mental healthcare for $45 per session.
If you need immediate assistance please view our KW Mental Health Resources page which contains listings of 24 hour resources.
- Art Therapists
- DTATI (Cand) - Art Therapist Practicum Student
- Graduated Professional
- Languages other than English
- Master's Practicum Student
- OT (Occupational Therapist)
- Play Based Therapy
- Play Therapists
- Registered Psychotherapist (RP)
- Registered Social Worker (RSW)
- Registered Social Worker/Master of Social Work (MSW,RSW)
What’s it going to cost?
Fees are based on a 50 minute counselling session. The session fee depends on the type of therapists you would like to work with:
$25 – Student Rate or ODSP/OW only – Master’s Practicum Therapist
$180 – Psychologist
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Still Not Sure What To Do?
First, fill out our online intake form below. We will do our best to contact you within two business days. Alternatively, you can also call, or email us once you have submitted your intake form to book an appointment.
If the Initial Intake Form is being completed on behalf of someone else (i.e. child, family member) please use the details (i.e. first name, last name, etc.) of the individual who would be coming in for counselling/therapy