Fees for Psychological Services
Assessment and therapy services provided by Psychologists are not currently covered by the Nova Scotia Health Card (MSI). Some private insurance plans will pay for services from a registered Clinical Psychologist. Payments for therapy, counselling and assessment are due at the end of each appointment and a receipt is provided with for filing for reimbursement with your insurance provider (There is no HST on psychological services).
*Individual therapy and counselling 50 minutes $180.00
*Couples therapy 50 minutes $190.00
*Family based therapy (FBT) for eating disorders 50 minutes $190.00
Please note that all fees for psychological services are consistent with those recommended by the Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia (APNS) who currently recommend $190.00 for 50 minutes of therapy.
Psychological and psychoeducational assessments are completed within two weeks.
Fees vary based on the complexity of the assessment (range is $1900-$2500).
*Children, adolescents, and adults.
*Cognitive ability, executive functioning
* ADHD, learning disorders (LD).
Mount Saint Vincent, St. Mary's, and Dalhousie university students have coverage through their health plan for reimbursement of the costs for therapy services. Please see you plan for details.
Veterans (VAC) and RCMP
Dr. MacNeil is a provider and accepts MEDAVIE Blue Cross for payment of psychological services. He conducts full Disability Assessments and provides treatment services for Veterans and RCMP through MEDAVIE Blue Cross. Referrals are accepted from VAC and RCMP Case Managers.
Workshops & Training
Dr. Brad MacNeil, R. Psych provides workshops and formal training in cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), cognitive remediation therapy (CRT), exposure with response prevention (ERP) for body dissatisfaction, brief interventions, group dynamics and therapy process, ethics in mental health, knowledge translation and core competencies in mental health and addictions. Please email to inquire about scheduling Dr. MacNeil, R. Psych. for training. Training fees per day range between $500-$1500.
Group therapy services (offerings vary)
*CBT with ERP for body image
*CRT for eating disorders
*ACT for eating disorders
*CBT with behavioural activation for depression
*CBT with ERP for OCD
*CBT-enhanced for eating disorders
*Acceptance & commitment therapy (ACT)
*CBT prolonged exposure (PE) for PTSD
*Cognitive remediation therapy (CRT)
*CBT binge eating disorder
*CBT for bulimia nervosa
*FBT for child and adolescent eating disorders
*CBT-C couples therapy