Intensive couple’s counselling provides couples with the opportunity to gain a better understanding of their relationship and to decide how to move forward. Most couples will need additional counselling to continue to rebuild their relationship. Couples may continue therapy, however, if this option is not appropriate for you due to location, we will help you find a therapist in your area.
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The intensive couple’s therapy is structured as follows:
Friday: Intensive couple’s counselling begins at 3:00pm and ends at 7:00pm. There are two hours of couple’s therapy with both partners present and a one-hour individual session with each partner. You will be given a homework assignment to complete on your own on Friday evening.
Saturday: Day two consists of both a morning couple’s therapy session and an afternoon couple’s therapy session, ending at 5:00 pm with a break in the middle.
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The cancellation and refund policy for intensive couple’s counselling is as follows:
- The initial payment of $500 is a screening and reservation fee which covers the time to review the intake and assessment forms and to conduct the screening interviews. If both intake forms are not received by East Toronto Therapy within five days your reservation will be cancelled and your reservation and screening fee will be refunded, minus $150. Please note that the reservation and screening fee is non-refundable after East Toronto Therapy receives your completed intake forms.
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After the $500 reservation and screening fee has been received, we will reserve an intensive couple’s therapy timeslot for you. Both partners will be provided with an intake form which they must return within five days. The therapist will review the intake forms and then conduct a 30-minute intake interview with each partner by telephone.
Should you decide that you are no longer interested in attending intensive couple’s therapy, there is no further payment required. In the case that the therapist determines that intensive couple’s therapy is not right for you,
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There are some cases in which intensive couple’s counselling is not recommended. These include:
- Each partner has very different goals for therapy (one partner wants to work on reconciliation while the other partner wants to separate).
- Current infidelity (one partner is still seeing the affair partner at the time of therapy; the recent discovery of infidelity does not preclude intensive couple’s counselling as long as the affair has been ended)
- Current substance abuse by one or both partners
- Domestic violence
The screening process is designed to determine if intensive couple’s counselling is right for you.
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The three-day intensive couple’s therapy is considered psychotherapy and may be covered by extended health benefits plans which reimburse for the services of a Registered Social Worker or a Registered Psychotherapist providing psychotherapy. You will receive receipts to submit to your health benefits for reimbursement. Please check with your benefits provider before attending the intensive couple’s counselling to determine if the intensive therapy costs will be covered by your health benefits.
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We will reserve the timeslot for you once your $500 reservation and screening fee has been received. You may pay the intensive couple’s counselling reservation and screening fee by cheque or through an email money transfer. Please contact us to arrange for payment by clicking on the following link.
Once the intensive couple’s therapy screening process is complete, one half of the remaining fee is due ($1350 of the remaining $2700). The second half of the fee is due on the first day of the three-day intensive couple’s counselling.
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