MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS COUNSELLING
SERVICE FOR INDIVIDUALS REGISTERED WITH FNHA
WHAT IS COVERED FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH?
Individuals with First Nations Status are covered for counselling services from qualified mental health providers, including psychologists, clinical counsellors, and social workers. Your plan will cover as many hours of counselling as you and your provider determine you need.
SHARE WITH CONFIDENCE TO IMPROVE YOUR MENTAL HEALTH
Counselling is a process. It’s a conversation we have about your life, what’s working, what’s not working, how you’re feeling, what you’re thinking about and how you want things to be different.
COMMON REASONS FOR COUNSELLING FOR A BETTER MENTAL HEALTH
Explore how you interpret the world and uncover the parts of yourself that should be celebrated, while addressing parts that you may wish to change.
|Sadness & Depression||Life Coaching||Relationship Issues|
|Anxiety||Past Trauma||Academic Challenges|
|Grief & Loss||Gender Identity||Anger Management|
Some services are considered exclusions under the MW&C program. Clients cannot seek exception or appeal for excluded items. MW&C Exclusions include, but are not limited to:
• Assessment services for issues such as fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, learning disabilities and child custody;
• Early intervention programs for infants with delayed development;
• Educational and vocational counselling, including psychoeducational assessments;
• Life skills training;
• Psychiatric emergencies for person(s) at risk of harm to self or others;
• Services funded by another program or agency, including psychiatric and family physician services through BC MSP;
• Services including: psychoanalysis, hypnotherapy, expressive arts therapy, and sex therapy;
• Services that are part of, or to be used for, legal actions including court-ordered assessments; and
• Substance abuse counselling/therapy.