No Coverage for Qualifying Registered Psychotherapists? Here are Your Options:
You can provide your employer with a letter advocating for coverage of services provided by a Qualifying Registered Psychotherapist. Please click the button below to download a letter that you can provide to your employer with more information about the benefits of covering supervised psychotherapy. Some clients have been successful getting coverage this way.
If your insurance plan also covers Registered Psychologists, you can contact your insurance provider and ask the following question:
“If a Registered Psychologist, who is legally and ethically responsible for my care, is providing services through the supervision of someone who is not a psychologist as permitted by the College of Psychologists of Ontario, are these services covered by my plan?”
If “yes”, please see the section on supervised services provided by a Registered Psychologist for more information.
You can choose to receive services from any member of our counselling team without submitting claims to your insurer
You can choose to receive services from a Registered Psychotherapist on our team whose services are covered by your insurer
You can go on a waiting list for the Qualifying Registered Psychotherapist you wish to see until they have completed the requirements to become a fully Registered Psychotherapist (wait times will vary by practitioner)
You can choose to receive services elsewhere if you determine that to be a better fit for you