We offer an individual PAR counselling program for men and women who have been violent or have been physically or verbally abusive towards a spouse/partner. The purpose of domestic violence intervention counseling is to help stop abusive and controlling behaviours. Participants are engaged in self-exploration and structured exercises to help them examine their beliefs and behaviours. They learn more appropriate ways to resolve family conflict; approaches that do not involve violence or threats. Alcohol and substance abuse awareness counselling and treatment for addiction is integrated into session content . Additional referrals for treatment and community supports may be provided.
An intake is required. Please contact us to schedule your free information session.
For your consultation Text, call 416 901-4600 or email Julie@JulieFreedman.com
Comfortable and therapeutic atmosphere
Counselling not in a group setting – able to focus on particular issues and concerns
Alcohol and substance abuse awareness counselling and treatment for addiction is integrated into session content
Flexible counseling schedule
Follow-up and maintenance support available
Comprehensive reports are provided upon successful completion.
Partner Assault Response counselling is available in office and via video.
All counselors are qualified PAR providers registered with their Professional Colleges. They have Masters or PhD level education.
PAR counselling is NOT covered by OHIP. Most Employee Benefit plans cover our fees.
Please check with your insurance provider to determine which professionals are covered.
Our services are typically covered by Extended Health Coverage, Paramedical Services.
Paramedical services include: Registered counsellors, social workers and psychotherapists.
Credit cards and e-transfers accepted. We provide receipts that you submit for insurance reimbursement.
Fees for social work, psychotherapy, counselling and psychological services are not covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP), but most private health insurance plans provide some coverage. If you are covered through your benefits, you will be responsible for paying the session fees upfront and submitting your receipts for reimbursement. To ensure coverage, please familiarize yourself with your benefits plan and which mental health professionals are covered, and provide us with this information when you are booking your initial session.
Our fees are an eligible medical expense tax credit. They may also be tax deductible as a business expense, or as an employee benefit by your company. We accept e-transfer, Visa and MasterCard. All individual sessions are 45-50 minutes.