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Psychiatry Services

Is psychiatry covered by insurance?

Psychiatry appointments are covered by OHIP, meaning your family doctor must send us a referral before we can book you. Kindly keep in mind that across the province there are wait times for psychiatry of up to six months. We do our best to have approved patients seen as promptly as possible.

Do I need a referral to see a psychiatrist?

Our psychiatrists only offer OHIP covered care at this time. This means that you must have a valid OHIP card and requires a referral be completed by your family doctor or GP. This includes patients who are enrolled or interested in enrolling in our structured Programs.

When should I see a psychotherapist VS a psychologist VS a psychiatrist?

These long titles can be confusing and intimidating! Here’s a breakdown of what each kind of professional offers: Psychotherapists and Social Workers offer talk therapy. Their education and experience are comparable, and they are often covered under the same line item in insurance policies. Psychologists often have a Doctorate of Clinical Psychology and are able …

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