The Burnaby Counselling Group is pleased to provide our clients with counselling options that allow for therapeutic interaction with counsellor--Jon Wieser, M.A.-M.F.T., R.C.C. when it is impossible, difficult, or inconvenient to attend sessions at the office. We now offer distance counselling via the three options below:
Appointment & Payment Setup
Bookings and Payment Policies
Contact our Client Services Representative at 604.430.1303, and our staff will be happy to assist you.
Pre-payment is required for all distance counselling sessions. A pre-authorized credit card payment is to be arranged at the time of bookings, but you may arrange for other payment methods as well. Please speak with our client services representative for details.
Cancellation with less than 48-hour notification will be assess as a full-session fee. If a scheduled appointment is not paid for 48 hours prior to the session, the session will be cancelled.
This document outlines the agreement between the client and their therapist.
You may download the "Internet Counselling Informed Consent" here, or request one to be sent to you at the time of booking.
Prior to the first distance counselling sessions, you are required to print, read, signed and returned your informed consent.
The initial session cannot take place without receiving your copy of the document.
The informed consent must be returned via Canada Post, In-Person or email with the signed document attached, created through scanning or digital photography.
Please note that distance counselling is not appropriate if you are:
- Experiencing physical, sexual, or emotional abuse;
- Having thoughts of harming yourself or someone else; or
- Addicted to alcohol or drugs.
If you are experiencing any of the above, please speak with your doctor or speak face-to-face with a mental health professional.
Distance counselling from Burnaby Counselling Group is currently limited to residents of British Columbia.