Janine Tredwell Counsellor
White Rock and South Surrey

Fees for counselling

Rates per session are $120.00 plus GST based on the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors schedule of fees. Sessions are typically 50 minutes however longer sessions are available upon request for an additional fee.

Sliding scale fees may be available based on financial need and availability.

Fees are payable at each session by cash, cheque, visa, mastercard or american express.

Many Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) and Extended Health Benefits reimburse for counselling with a Registered Clinical Counsellor. Please check with your service provider or employer. A detailed receipt will be provided for you to send in should you qualify for reimbursement.

I am a service provider for the CrimeVictim Assistance
Program. If you or your child has been a victim of crime you may be eligible for counselling through this program.

Contact VictimLink BC at 604-875-0885 or email VictimLinkBC@bc211.ca to see if you are eligible and to get assistance with the application process.

The BC Association of Clinical Counsellors is a regulatory body that provides standards of professional and ethical behaviour. For further information go to www.bc-counsellors.org/.

What to expect

Counselling is a very individual process that can vary a great deal depending on the age of the client, goals for counselling, the counsellor, and their approach.

Typically we would briefly speak on the phone to answer any questions you might have, schedule an appointment, and to get a sense of what brings you to counselling to ensure my services are a good match for you. If they are not I will strive to connect you to another counsellor or resource.

During our first session we will discuss confidentiality and limitations to confidentiality (such as cases when harm to a child or other safety concerns are disclosed).

If you are seeking counselling for your child an initial session with only parents attending may be useful depending on the age of the child and goals of counselling.

Beyond those basics what counselling looks like for you or your child is a collaborative and flexible process.

Contact Janine at 778-237-1451 or janinetredwell@outlook.com

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