Fees for Psychotherapy

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I strive to keep my fees affordable and consistent across all my services.

Below you will find the fees personal development offerings and psychotherapy sessions. Low fees are meant to be for those who truly can not afford services at the regular fee level and conditions apply. Low fees are only applicable when agreed upon in advance.

Furthermore, while I can carry up to three pay-as-you-can clients in my therapy practice at any given time, this, too, has to be agreed upon in advance and special requirements are needed to qualify.

I will inform all active clients about upcoming fee increases at least one month ahead of time. I will also post this information here.

If you have any questions about my fee structure, please email me.

Session fees are due before or at the beginning of a session unless otherwise agreed. Session fees can be paid in cash, by cheque made out to Sabine Cox, via PayPal, by credit card or debit card, or via Electronic Money Transfer.

Cancellations for sessions have to be made 24 hours in advance (48 hours in advance for sessions of two hours or longer). Cancellations can be made via email at sabine@sabinecox.com or by phone at 416.889.5291.

A $10.00 fee is charged for returned payments, e.g. NSF cheques. It becomes due immediately and is to be included with the replacement payment.

For cancellation, refund, and fee policies, click here.

Individual therapy sessions are generally 55 minutes in length. Half hour sessions are booked only in emergency situations. Multiple hour sessions are charged pro-rated at the same rate, e.g. a 1 1/2 hour session is charged at 1 1/2 times the applicable fee.

Relationship sessions generally are 2 hours in length. Shorter sessions (at least 1 1/2 hours) can be booked in special circumstances. The fees below are for two hour sessions. Shorter sessions are charged at the adjusted fee, e.g. 1 1/2 session is charged at 3/4 the fee below. There is no pay-as-you-can option for relationship sessions.

  • Individual Therapy – General Fee:  $125.00 incl. HST

    (as of Jan. 1 2019)


  • Individual Therapy – Low Fee (upon qualification*):  $93.00 incl. HST

    (as of Jan. 1 2019)
    Family income under $50,000*

  • Biographical Relationship Work – General Fee:  $300.00 incl. HST (2 hours)

    (as of Jan. 1 2019)

  • Biographical Relationship Work – Low Fee (upon qualification*):  $240.00 incl. HST (2 hours)

    (as of Jan. 1 2019)
    Family income under $50,000*

  • Pay-As-You-Can (upon qualification; additional conditions apply**)

    Family income under $30,000*

  • Therapeutic Groups: Please refer to the group description page
  • Courses and Workshops: Please refer to the workshop description page
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*Proof of income for low and pay-as-you-can fees:

:: tax return for previous available year or pay stubs (photo copies preferred, otherwise I will take copies for my files) — for all earning and contributing family members in the household
and / or
:: signed statement / declaration that all income was mentioned / included

**Additional Conditions for Pay-As-You-Can fees:

:: limited to 6 months at 1 hour / week (not more, can be less)
:: require evidence of dedication to the process, e.g. three last-minute cancellations or no-shows means the agreement is cancelled (some exemptions apply)
:: availability: I can carry three Pay-As-You-Can clients at any given time