Do insurance companies cover counselling?
Updated: Nov 12, 2019
Sometimes... In British Columbia, Registered Clinical Counsellors (RCC) are covered on many extended health benefit plans, however, this depends on your company’s specific plan.
Here are some insurance companies and their toll-free numbers:
Green Shield Canada: 1-888-711-1119
Pacific Blue Cross: 1-877-722-2583
Sun Life Financial: 1 (877) 786-5433
Desjardins: 1 (800) 224-7737
Speak to your human resources department or consult your benefits booklet, which contains the specifics of your company’s health plan to determine what kind of coverage you have. Ask if your insurance covers Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) or Canadian Certified Counsellors (CCC).