Teletherapy allows us to connect anywhere with secure and convenient appointments that save you time and hassle. There’s no need to deal with distance or traffic when you can schedule and attend your appointments directly from a laptop or mobile device.
After the free consultation to answer your questions, book your initial consult to begin therapy!
Each new client is offered a free 15 minute consultation to ensure that you and your therapist are a good fit and to answer any questions you may have.
We are currently offering teletherapy services in ontario, but hope to expand across Canada through out 2021
Happy as a Mother maternal wellness center is a growing team of maternal mental health professionals across Canada. Primarily serving Ontario, but expanding throughout other provinces in 2021.
Kameela is a social worker and psychotherapist with over 10 years experience supporting mental, emotional and relational wellness. She’s a mom of 2, passionate about supporting other moms and couples. Her own personal experiences in pregnancy and postpartum inspired to become Perinatal Mental Health Certified (PMH-C). She additionally enjoys supporting couples and is trained in Level 1 and 2 of the Gottman Method Couples Therapy.
Erica approaches therapy from an eclectic CBT, DBT, ACT, and attachment perspective. She is most passionate about helping mothers to understand and regulate their anger, as well as adjust to and enjoy their motherhood role. Beyond working with adult clients, Erica also has extensive experience treating and mentoring youth and young adults. She has been very effective in treating teens who are depressed, anxious and/or who are struggling with self-harm and relationship issues.
Erica is a registered psychotherapist with a Masters in Counseling Psychology and postgraduate certificates in Couple and Family Therapy and Maternal Mental Health. Her unique blend of training and experience serve her well when working with Mothers, individuals, couples and families. Erica is the founder of the Happy as a Mother platform, which offers resources to mothers through a podcast, daily educational Instagram posts, virtual workshops and teletherapy. Personally, Erica is a wife and mom of three boys and her passion for maternal mental health emerged after her own transition to motherhood. She is deeply passionate about supporting women through this major life transition.
WHAT DOES A TELETHERAPY APPOINTMENT COST AND HOW DO I PAY?
A teletherapy session is $150-$200 depending on the therapist (plus HST if the therapist is a registered psychotherapist). When you first log into the Client Portal you are required to submit your credit card information and payment will be processed at the end of each session.
DO YOU BILL INSURANCE?
We do not bill insurance directly. Your invoice will be sent to you via email and you can submit to your benefits provider. We do not guarantee that you will be reimbursed by your benefits or insurance for teletherapy as each plan and policy is different.
IS THIS SERVICE COVERED BY MY INSURANCE OR BENEFITS PROVIDER?
Each person’s benefits coverage is different and therefore we can’t make any guarantees that teletherapy services are covered.
To better understand your benefits it is important to call your insurance provider and ask:
What mental health professionals you are covered to seePsychologists? Psychotherapists? Social workers? What amount you are covered for each year? The percentage covered each visit?
If video telehealth services are covered under your plan
Erica is a registered psychotherapist in Ontario license number #003095. Benefits plans in Ontario that cover registered psychotherapists may get reimbursed if your plan allows for teletherapy. This is up to you to navigate independently with your benefits provider.
Provinces where psychotherapists are not regulated will not be covered by benefits companies.
WHERE ARE YOUR SERVICES CURRENTLY OFFERED?
As of right now, HAAM Teletherapy is seeing clients in the Canadian province of Ontario and will be expanding to other province throughout the year of 2021.
HOW DO I SCHEDULE/REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT?
WHAT TELEHEALTH SOFTWARE DO YOU USE? IS IT HIPAA COMPLIANT?
Practice Better and Jane are our practice management software for scheduling, case management, and Telehealth, and therapy notes. They both use a HIPAA compliant software so your information will be securely kept and data is stored in Canada.
HOW SHOULD I PREPARE MY SPACE FOR A TELEHEALTH APPOINTMENT?
Identify a suitable room that is quiet, private, and free of distractions. To keep background noise to a minimum and insure as much privacy as possible, try to close any doors, shut windows, turn off the television, and keep loud pets in another room if possible. For Moms with young babies, feel free to have babies present and feed, etc as needed.
IS TELEHEALTH PRIVATE?
Just like a face-to-face appointment, your Telehealth visit will be private and confidential. To insure your confidentiality, make sure you are aware of your surroundings and log on to your session from a private space.
WILL THE APPOINTMENTS BE RECORDED?
None of our appointments will ever be recorded or stored.