I have work experience across the life span with child, youth, and adult clients. I have supported people with a variety of mental health and substance use concerns in Northern British Columbia for over 20 years. I use an integrative person-centered narrative and systems approach that is trauma informed. I am certified as a clinical counsellor with degrees in Arts, Science, and Education. I hold an Associate of Arts Degree focused on general social science and psychology. I hold a Bachelor of Science Degree in Honours Psychology. I also hold a Master of Education Degree specialized in counselling.
"Let's talk about your story and find a new path"
Tim W. Lentz M.Ed., B.Sc. (hons.), A.A., R.C.C.
"I have been published in Addictive Behaviors the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, The Journal of Adolescent Health, and the British Columbia Medical Journal"
Registered Clinical Counsellors (RCC) can be covered by many Extended Health Benefit Plans, however, this depends on the package your employer or company purchased from the insurance company such as BlueCross, Sun Life, Great-West Life, Manulife & Green Shield… The details are outlined in the policy purchased.
Use these best tips to find if you are covered for counseling therapy under your plan.
1- Consult with your HR department to find out how to find the policy, which details the specifics of your company’s extended health plan (often provided in a booklet, on a website or via telephone);
2- Packages usually outline which therapist/counsellor/psychotherapist credentials are covered by the insurance plan; specifically, you might ask if your insurance plan covers Registered Clinical Counsellor RCC ;
3- Request information on the yearly maximum for counselling expense reimbursement; the deductible or the per cent of coverage for each visit.
With completion of you FNHA prior approval form you maybe covered for the total cost of your counselling needs. If available include your status number in your details on the contact us page.