Sessions are typically held weekly; in some cases they may occur with greater or lesser frequency.
My cancellation policy is 24-hour notice either via email, text, or phone. Failure to cancel or failure to arrive for a booked appointment will result in a cancellation fee of $60.00 for the missed session or late cancelation
The standard fee per counselling session is $135.00 and is payable at the start of the session unless specific alternatives have been arranged. There is no sliding scale consideration for intake or termination sessions. Regular sessions are sometimes given at reduced rates at the discretion of Lehmann Counselling Service. Payment can be made with e-transfer, credit card, personal cheque (Payable to: Jason Lehmann), or in cash. Receipts are issued at your request.
You are welcome to choose between virtual attendance (telephone/ via computer/ or in-person, or a hybrid of these service delivery methods.
*At scheduling clients are given a choice, and the opportunity to specify their preferences.
* Each person/ case is unique thus Lehmann Counselling can deny the requested method based on its clinical appropriateness.
Therapist Illness, Cancelation or Vacation:
In the event of therapist illness, vacation, or cancellation you will be informed with reasonable notice and given mental health alternatives at that time.
Termination of Therapy Relationship
Your termination of the therapy process can happen at anytime. However, it is strongly recommended one review and one closing session is undertaken prior to disengagement of the therapeutic relationship. This is for your protection and is strongly recommended. Termination does not require any explanation from you, thus can happen for any reason. If termination of the process is initiated by the therapist it can be for one of the following: (1) goals have been reached, no need for therapy (2) Clinical issues have been uncovered, or presented that are beyond my current training (3) some other ethical concern has presented (4) a conflict of interest has presented in which continuation of the therapy process is impossible. In cases 2, 3, and 4 a referral will be provided.