Frequently Asked Questions
Do you accept insurance plans? How do I know that my plan coverage is suitable for your services?
Yes, I do. Please ask your insurance company questions listed on Fee page.
What are your qualifications?
PhD in Psychology
Couple and Family Studies
M.A in Counselling Psychology
B.A in Social Science
Tahereh provides therapy to individuals, couples, and families with different cultural, linguistic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds. She works with children, teens and adults in various cycles of life. Her family therapy includes single-parent, blended, heterosexual and homosexual families.
SUPERVISION FOR THERAPISTS
For the past nine years, Tahereh has been providing supervision to therapists with the goal of improving clinical skills and obtaining accreditation from AAMFT, OAMFT and CRPO.
Tahereh has provided individual supervision to students at the University of Toronto. Students were coached, mentored, and achieved 450-500 hours of practicum towards their MSW degree. She also provided group supervision to internationally trained mental health professionals which enabled them to assimilate into the Canadian mental health community.
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Are you a provincially licenced practitioner?
Yes, I am a provincially licenced practitioner. I am a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapist of Ontario, Canada.
I am a Registered Marriage and Family Therapist with the American Association of Marrigage and Family Therapy- Ontario Division.
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Do you provide therapy or supervision via Zoom?
Yes, I do. Therapy or Supervision Services can be in person or via Zoom. During the Covid-19 that the office is close, the services are offered via Zoom.
Is there a free consultation?
Yes, there is. The first 15-minute of the first session is free.
Are therapy services private and confidential?
Yes, they are. The law protects the relationship between a client and a therapist.
Therapeutic information cannot be disclosed without your written permission. EXCEPTIONS include:
If a client intends to harm himself or herself
If a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person/s
Suspected child abuse or dependents adult or elder abuse,
If your file is subpoenaed by the courts.
What is your cancellation policy?
If you cancel your appointment in less than 48 hours, a cancellation fee will be applied.
The cancellation fee is equivalent to one hour therapy session.
If you are not able to attend your booked therapy session, please contact me within 48 hours of your appointment, either by phone, text, or email.
How many therapy sessions will I need?
It depends on one's goals and concerns. 8-12 sessions of therapy sessions are usually recommended for desirable outcomes. Some may need18-24 sessions.
The estimate number of sessions can be explored once we identify your goals and concerns.