We are happy to announce that online counselling is now available for Part-time and Full-time BCIT Students
Everyone needs someone to talk to. Online video counselling is a safe and secure way to speak with a practitioner matched to your needs, anywhere and anytime.
Getting access to online counselling is easy and can be done in two ways:
With online counselling you choose a session time with a counsellor that best suits your needs and schedule. Online counselling sessions are available in 30, 60, and 75 minute timeslots. When scheduling your appointment, simply select the session time you are most comfortable with.
Online counselling appointments are available on days and times that can be chosen by the student including evenings and weekends! Availability varies per counsellor but once you have selected a counsellor you will be provided with their schedules and times they are available. Simply select the time and day that best suits your schedule to book your appointment.
Great question! We have partnered with Inkblot Therapy to provide online counselling that is both accessible and affordable. The cost per session is as follows:
30 Minutes = $37.50 | 60 Minutes = $75.00 | 75 Minutes = $112.50
Your first session is always FREE with online counselling
Students who participate in the BCITSA health plan have coverage for social workers, psychologists and registered psychotherapists at 80% to a maximum per practitioner, per benefit year of $400.00.
With this coverage, $30.00 per 30-minute counselling session is billed to the health insurance plan and only $7.50 is paid directly by the student.
The coverage allows for up to 14 counselling sessions per year that can be billed to the student’s health plan. (Based on 30-minute sessions, and includes the first free session).
With online video counselling, you simply pay for your session online using Inkblot’s secure website. You will be provided with a receipt which can then be submitted to your health insurance plan for reimbursement.
* Please refer to your health plan for confirmation of coverage prior to booking a counselling session. Psychological services coverage varies per health plan*
Yes! Online counselling is available in 18 different languages.
Great! To access online counselling we are providing a sample at https://ink.inkblottherapy.com/bcit