Kindercare Psychology Frequently Asked Questions

Psychological services are not covered by OHIP. Many private insurance plans provide full or partial coverage for psychological services. We suggest contacting your insurance provider to determine your level of coverage.
We do not submit claims on behalf of clients. We will provide you with a receipt after your service is complete, which you can submit to your insurance provider.
Socioemotional assessment: $1850
ADHD assessment: $2150
Psychoeducational assessment: $3900
Gifted assessment: $1050

Initial therapy session/consult: $360/90 minutes
Therapy sessions: (child, adolescent, adult, parent, new parent support): $235/hour

Educational Consulting: $235/hour
We accept payment by credit card or debit card.
The best way to make an appointment is by contacting our clinic through email to [email protected] If you prefer to give us a call, our phone number is: (416) 350-8438.
Reception is open:

Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

Our clinicians are available to see clients at the following times:

Monday: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Tuesday: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Wednesday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Thursday: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Friday: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

No, a referral is not required since psychological services are not covered by OHIP.
We ask that appointments are cancelled at least 2 business days in advance. If an appointment is cancelled in less than 2 business days, please note that you will be invoiced for the full cost of the missed appointment.
Initial therapy or consult appointments are 1.5 hours in duration.

Subsequent therapy sessions are typically 50 minutes in duration, however billed for 60 minutes to account for the clinician's preparation and administrative time.
Session frequency and course of treatment varies across individuals. Once a clinician has met with you or your child, they will recommend a treatment course that best fits your needs and concerns.
Socioemotional: approximately 2 hours
Gifted: approximately 2-3 hours
Psychoeducational: approximately 10.5 hours, typically broken into 4 different sessions.
ADHD: approximately 3 hours

*if required, additional time will be booked as needed
*in addition to time mentioned above, all assessments also include a feedback session which is approximately 1-1.5 hours in length.
Yes, all psychological services are strictly confidential. This means that anything that our client(s) share within our sessions is both private and protected. We can only communicate your information to third parties with your written permission. By law, we will have to break confidentiality in some specific circumstances.
As we are not medical professionals, we can not prescribe medication. However, should medication be of interest, we work closely with Kindercare Pediatrics and other physicians in the community.

Every client's mental health circumstance is unique and requires a tailored and thoughtful care plan. Typically, non-pharmaceutical approaches to mental health challenges (e.g. therapy) are used prior to considering medication. Sometimes, however, medications are helpful to enhance and support recovery. The decision to treat a mental health concern with medication is ultimately made by the client/family after extensive discussion with his/her therapist and consultation with a physician.
We use a telemedicine software- complies with personal health information legislation (i.e. PHIPA, PIPEDA). Client health information is not stored on the platform.
We recommend using a computer or tablet with a good webcam, speakers, and microphone. Doxy will work best with an internet connection with at least 350 Kpbs download and upload speeds (check your internet speed here: Doxy is compatible with Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, or Safari 11+ (latest release versions).