How do I book an appointment?

15 min consults, 1.5 hr Initial Appointments, Follow up Appointments, and Workshops can be easily booked online.

What to expect at my appointments?

The first appointment is a 1.5 hour parent-only intake session. Follow up
appointments are typically 50 minutes. Follow up sessions may be with the child
only, parent and the child, or parent only.

Do I need a referral to see a psychologist?

A physician referral is not required to book an appointment with Dr. Matheson.

Will my sessions be covered by my extended health benefits?

Most extended health plans provide coverage for Registered Psychologists. The
number of sessions and percentage covered varies depending on your plan. Please confirm with your plan provider to determine your coverage.

Iā€™m not sure if my child needs to see a psychologist. How will I know?

If you have questions or concerns about your child but are unsure what to do next, book a 15 minute free consultation with Dr.Matheson to determine if this service is right for you.
BOOK A 15 MIN CONSULT

What are the fees?

15 Minute Consultation – Free
1.5 Hour Parent Only Initial Appointment – $285
1 Hour Follow-Up Appointments – $185

*Dr. Matheson is a Registered Psychologist in Ontario and covered by most extended health plans. Please check with your provider to determine your coverage.

Does Dr. Matheson work with families outside of Ottawa?

Yes. Dr. Matheson provides secure online-video therapy for children, teens and families that live in Ontario.

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