I meet with clients by phone, Zoom and Skype at these times: 

For Eastern Time Zone: Monday to Friday, 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm, and Saturdays by appointment.
For Pacific Time Zone: Monday to Friday, 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm, and Saturdays by appointment.

Phone, Zoom and Skype:
Meeting by phone, by Zoom and by Skype is convenient and allows for focus and concentration without distractions.  I meet with clients located in different regions of BC including Victoria, Vancouver Island, and central and northern BC. I also meet with clients in Toronto, across Ontario, and in different regions of Canada. 

Fees:

$126 including GST/HST for 50-minute sessions (1 hour total).

I accept payment by e-transfer usually at the time of booking.

Your counselling sessions may be partly or fully covered by Pacific Blue Cross, Sun Life, Green Shield Canada, Great West Life or Equitable Life, depending on the coverage policy of your employer. Prior to booking your first session, please phone your insurance provider to ask if your insurance policy covers Registered Clinical Counsellors.

Cancellations:

Appointments cancelled by email with minimum 24 hours notice receive a full refund.  For cancellations with less than 24 hours, the full fee applies.  Thank you for your understanding.

How to contact me:

I offer a free, 20-minute introductory phone call. Feel free to call me directly at 604 368 2558, or send me an email using the contact form in the right side bar, or directly at julia.olsen@live.ca so that we can arrange a time for your free phone call. Please provide your phone number in your email so that I can call you, and let me know some best times to call.

Thank you, and I look forward to speaking with you!

I maintain the highest standards of confidentiality as outlined in the BCACC Code of Ethics and the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association’s Standards of Practice for Counsellors.

Please note that I am not a psychotherapist and I do not practice psychotherapy. If you have been professionally diagnosed or believe that you are struggling with a serious disorder that may leave you seriously impaired in some way, please refer to the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario website or to the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services Workers or to the College of Psychologists of Ontario to access their lists of registered practitioners.