Healing Hearts and Minds with Virtual Counselling
Experience the online therapy sessions in the comfort of your space with registered counsellors in Canada
Heal Beyond Boundaries with Thrive’s Online Counselling Services
Life’s challenges can get overwhelming, and geographical limitations should not prevent you from accessing the support you deserve. Our mental health web-based counselling services help you with any issues you may be facing, whether it’s stress, anxiety, relationship problems, self-esteem, or anything else. We aim to eliminate barriers and allow you to have a meaningful video counselling session from the comfort of your space, seamlessly fitting into your schedule. Experience the power of connection, healing, and thriving through our exceptional online counselling services. Together, we’ll navigate challenges, foster resilience, and help you achieve the fulfilling life you deserve.
Why Choose Online Counselling?
Life’s demands can make it challenging to prioritise your well-being. Commute, time constraints, distance, all these factors will require more commitment when opting for traditional mental health therapy.
And in a world where digital connectivity has become integral to our lives, mental health services are evolving to meet your needs considering these factors. With an internet connection and device, the online therapy approach offers advantages in accessibility, convenience and efficacy, and research-backed benefits.
- Easily connect with a counsellor who comprehends your unique challenges, regardless of location.
- Say goodbye to the stress of juggling commitments or rushing to appointments into your busy schedule.
- Smoother and seamless transitioning between in-person counselling and online sessions.
- Backed by compelling research, online therapy stands as effective as traditional person-to-person therapy, addressing a spectrum of mental health concerns.
- Freely express your authentic thoughts and emotions from the comfort of your own space, leading to more productive and meaningful sessions.
- Track your progress only with the digital framework designed for your convenience.
Limitation of Traditional In-Person Counselling Approach
Both traditional in-person counselling and online counselling are equally effective. However, online counselling can fill the gap left by the traditional approach, especially regarding geographical constraints and limited options for local mental health counsellors. This can be a major concern, potentially preventing you from finding a mental health professional who aligns with your preferences and unique needs. It can be challenging for individuals with mobility issues or physical disabilities to access the care they need. Sometimes, commuting to in-person appointments can be stressful and time-consuming, impacting the overall effectiveness of the session. It’s also true that people are busy, and conflicting schedules can make it difficult to coordinate in-person sessions. At Thrive, we understand the importance of modernizing mental health support. We have designed our online counselling services to overcome these limitations, providing a modern approach that respects your needs and priorities.
Thrive’s Approach to Web Based Counselling: A Personalised, Supportive, and Transformative Care
Thrive is set to fulfill the mission of helping our clients to become who they are. Our therapy models are rooted in the holistic integration of body, mind, and emotions instead of focusing on just one. We strongly believe people can naturally reach their true selves in a secure and supportive environment. We’ve seamlessly integrated our values and expertise into online counselling, ensuring you receive the same level of care and commitment from us. We know every individual is unique, and we maintain a personalized approach to online counselling that Thrive is known for. Moreover, we have designed our online therapy with evidence-based techniques to fit seamlessly into your schedule, allowing you to prioritize your mental health.
Take Control of Your Well-being with Online Counselling
How Online Counselling Works?
To begin online counselling with us, simply book through our online calendar, contact form, or phone call. Our representative will provide a Zoom link for your session and conduct an initial assessment to understand your unique challenges and goals.
Together with your therapist, you’ll set goals for your journey, regularly monitor your progress and make adjustments as necessary.
Modes of Online Communication
Whether you opt for video, voice, or text-based sessions, we aim to provide a compassionate and transformative counselling experience.
Video Counselling Session
- Good internet connection
- Computer, tablet or smartphone with a good microphone and camera
- Platform: Zoom
Voice Counselling Session
- Good internet connection
- Any device with a good microphone
Text-based Counselling Session
- Good internet connection
- Any device with the keyboard
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Setting Up Your Online Counselling Environment
- Choose a quiet space with minimal external noise.
- Keep your space tidy to promote mental clarity.
- Opt for a comfortable chair or seating with good posture support.
- Ensure reliable internet coverage in your chosen space.
- Position your device at eye level for optimal engagement.
- Keep personal devices and unrelated items out of sight.
- Select a secure space where you can freely express yourself.
- Use headphones in shared spaces for added privacy.
Ensuring Your Privacy and Confidentiality
We take extensive measures to provide a secure and confidential web based counselling experience, protecting your privacy.
Our chosen platform is Zoom, which employs advanced encryption measures to protect your communications from end to end, ensuring that only you and your therapist can access your sessions.
Data Storage Policies
We strongly follow Canada’s professional and personal privacy standards to create a safe and confidential space where you can address your concerns without worrying about data breaches or unauthorized access.
Pricing, Packages and Session Detail
50 MINUTES $150
EXTENDED INDIVIDUAL SESSION
80 MINUTES $225
50 MINUTES $180
EXTENDED COUPLES COUNSELLING SESSION
80 MINUTES $270
50 MINUTES $65
50 MINUTES $80
50 MINUTES $150
Our clinical counsellors are covered under most Extended Health Plans, but always call or check online to ensure your plan covers counselling specifically.
Safety Protocols and Emergency Procedures
- It’s important to check that your computer, internet connection, microphone, and camera work correctly for each session.
- It is also recommended to test the software you’ll be using.
- In case of a poor internet connection or device glitches, it’s recommended to have a backup plan, such as mobile data or extra devices.
- If any glitches occur during the session, we’ll resolve them promptly and continue with the counselling as planned. However, if the issue persists and cannot resolve quickly, we may need to reschedule.
Thrive Can Help You
Your problems do not define you. We truly understand that everyone faces their unique challenges and struggles in life. We offer online counselling and psychotherapy services to help you overcome these mental health challenges but not limited to:
- Addiction and Substance Abuse
- Anger and Irritability
- Chronic Pain
- Chronic Stress
- Couples Counselling
- Cultivating Assertiveness and Learning to ‘Use Your Voice’
- Developmental or Early-life Trauma
- Grief, Loss and Life Transitions
- Inner Critic
- Low Self-esteem or Self-value
- Performance Anxiety
- Phobias and Fears
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Relationship Issues
- Saying No and Setting Boundaries
- Self-destructive Patterns of Behaviour
- Self-esteem and Self-worth Issues
Accessibility and Special Considerations with Inclusive Space
Catering to Diverse Needs, Creating Inclusive Space
We are committed to providing an inclusive and accessible online counselling experience for all individuals, regardless of their abilities or unique needs. We’ve designed our services to be accommodating and user-friendly for individuals with disabilities. We understand that everyone’s journey toward well-being is different, and we make sure that our web based counselling services are accessible to all. If you have specific accessibility requirements or special considerations, please let us know. Your well-being matters to us, and we guarantee that every aspect of your experience is supported and considered.
Regions We Serve
Our physical location is in Vancouver. However, our virtual doors are open to individuals from all provinces and territories in Canada.
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Our Cancellation and Rescheduling Policy
We understand that unexpected situations happen; hence we have a fair policy for cancellations and rescheduling to ensure accessibility for clients and counsellors.
We require a minimum of 24 hours notice before the scheduled session time for cancellations. Your proactive communication allows us to manage our resources efficiently and offer the slot to others in need.
To accommodate changes in session timings or rescheduling, notify us at least 24 hours before the original scheduled time. We can adjust schedules appropriately and continue providing our services effectively.
Late Cancellations and No-Shows
Cancellations with less than 24 hours notice may result in a cancellation fee. The full session fee may be charged in the event of a no-show.
Online Counselling FAQs:
Is online counselling as effective as in-person counselling?
Absolutely yes! Online counselling is as effective as in-person counselling for various mental health concerns. It offers accessibility, convenience, and comfort, allowing individuals to engage consistently and openly.
What types of issues can be addressed through online counselling?
Online counselling is a versatile approach that effectively addresses a wide spectrum of mental health issues. It can assist with depression, anxiety, stress management, relationship issues, grief, trauma, self-esteem, life transitions, addiction, parenting challenges, and anger management.
How long is each online counselling session?
Our counselling sessions typically range from 50 to 80 minutes, although the duration may vary based on the type of session. If you have any inquiries on the duration details of your session, please get in touch with us so we can provide you with the appropriate timings.
Can I switch from online counselling to in-person sessions, or vice versa?
Certainly, we offer a flexible approach that caters to your evolving needs and comfort level. You can start with online sessions and switch to in-person meetings later on or the other way around. If you have any questions or are contemplating a change, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Is online counselling available for international clients or those in different time zones?
We currently serve clients located in Vancouver, Canada. However, please get in touch with us if you are in a different time zone. We will work together to find suitable session timing.
How much does online therapy cost in Canada?
Online therapy costs between $150 to $270, depending on the type and length of the counselling. However, at Thrive, we also offer low-cost counselling services that range from $65 to $80.