Krisanna Jeffery
Registered Clinical Counselor, B.S.W, M.Ed
Private Parksville Office   (250)

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Most Commonly Asked Questions


Q: What are your qualifications and philosophy.

A: Please click here to go to my resume and philosophy pages to learn everything you may need to know. If anything you are wondering about is not there please don't hesitate to call (250-951-2299)or email me.


Q: How long are the sessions?

A: Most sessions are an hour long. Sometimes special arrangements are made for longer sessions when someone has to travel a long way or only has a limited time in the area.


Q: What is the fee?

A: Currently the rate is $100.00 per session plus GST. For people who are on limited incomes, there is a program through the Society of Organized Services where the fee for up to five sessions can be greatly reduced.


Q: Are you covered by any Extended Heath Insurance Plans?

A: Yes, I am covered by many Extended Heath  and Employee Assistance Plans. Each one is unique as to who they will accept for payment. Some will only accept a registered Psychologist. I am a Registered Clinical Counsellor. If you are looking for a counsellor, and you have health coverage through an employer, its a good idea to call your plan first and see exactly what the coverage is.


Q: Are you covered through MSP?

A: No, MSP does not cover counselling except if you are getting counselling through a Psychiatrist. If you read my article on "Finding a Therapist" you will learn the difference between Counsellors. Psychologists, and Physiatrists.


Q: What can I expect from my first session?

A: Most people comment that their experience with me is a positive one and much better then they anticipated. They comment that I 'm easy to talk with.You can expect a comfortable, private and respectful atmosphere. Many feel a huge sense of relief after their first session.


Q: How many sessions will I need?

A: Sorry can't answer that one! This will depend on many factors. But one thing for sure, you will be totally in charge of how much time, money and energy you want to invest to improve your situation.



For more information, please contact Krisanna Jeffery at
1348 Gabriola Dr. Parksville, BC V9P 2X8
Tel (250) 951-2299 between 9-5 Pacific
fax (250) 947-9920 anytime