Worth Living

We help you get back to a life worth living.

Therapy on your terms, with you throughout your day.

Worth Living offers therapy though the offices of Krystle Luther Counselling Services   http://www.krystleluthercounselling.com

Services

In-Office Counselling

Our environment has a significant impact on our mental well-being. In therapy, the client’s physical environment plays an important role in the healing process. Understanding the importance of feeling comfortable and secure while having the privacy you need to talk about sensitive issues. I provide a private, safe and comfortable atmosphere for your sessions. Therapy sessions are designed to unravel painful issues and provide you with effective tools to manage issues so you can live a happier and healthier life. I can help you re-frame your thinking and provide you with valuable tools and resources to better cope with life’s many obstacles. Fee is $100.00 per 50 minute session.

Walk and Talk Therapy 

I offer Walk and Talk Therapy for any session after your initial intake. These sessions are the same rate as in-office therapy. ​Walk and Talk Therapy is just what it sounds like. We will be walking outside during your session. This is a wonderful alternative to in-office sessions. Research has consistently shown that walking outdoors has both physical and mental health benefits. Many clients find this relaxing and therapeutic. Receiving counselling while exercising and exploring nature can have unique benefits. This setting can instill a sense of calmness and peace, provide clarity and insight, improve your mood, reduce stress, and increase your overall sense of well being.

Private Therapeutic Yoga

I am a Certified Yoga Teacher and regularly implement aspects of yoga in my therapeutic practice. Yoga can be a wonderful alternative for reducing stress and anxiety. I incorporate aspects of yoga in therapy sessions wherever appropriate through breathing exercises, chair yoga stretches, guided meditation and mindfulness techniques. I offer  50 minute Private Therapeutic  Chair Yoga sessions that include a 10 minute guided meditation. The fee is $40 per session

Krystle Luther Counselling Services

My name is Krystle Luther and I am a Registered Counselling Therapist (Can.) with the Nova Scotia College of Counselling Therapists, a Canadian Certified Counsellor with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association and a Certified Clinical Traumatologist through the Traumatology Institute. I’m also an Early Intervention Field Traumatologist and a Compassion Fatigue Specialist. I have a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Hons) from Cape Breton University.

I provide private counselling and psychotherapy services to adults and adolescents 16 years and older. My experience has been in crisis counselling and mental health and addictions. My area of focus is anxiety, depression, trauma, PTSD, domestic violence and sexual assault (recent and historic). I have a particular interest in the impact of trauma and borderline personality disorder. I can also help you with the following issues: mood disorders; personality disorders; addiction; grief; stress management life; transitions (loss of job, divorce, starting university, etc.); personal growth; workplace challenges; career counselling; postpartum depression and anxiety, single parenting and co-parenting counselling; pre-abortion and post abortion counselling

My Approach
I use a solution focused, client centered, trauma-informed and harm reduction approach utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness and meditative techniques. So, what does all that mean? You know yourself best. In therapy, I help guide you but ultimately you have the answers to living your best life. We work together in achieving a better state of mind and finding solutions to the problems you are currently facing. I understand and recognize the effects of trauma and respond with appropriate, evidence-based interventions. I provide a respectful, non-judgmental and accepting atmosphere. The goal in therapy is to reduce or eradicate the symptoms you are experiencing. We do this through psycho-education and interventions that aim to re-frame negative automatic thoughts, bring focus to the present, and implement healthier coping mechanisms  and relaxation techniques into  your daily life.

There are three different options for our sessions so you can choose what best fits your individual needs:
•In-Office Counselling: A private and comfortable office for your sessions.
•Walk and Talk Therapy: We can go outdoors for our therapy sessions. This can be a really wonderful experience.
•Online Video counselling: This is a great option for those who live away from Sydney, who are unable to come into my office for any reason, or for those who simply prefer this method. We use a safe and confidential platform.

Your Initial Consultation
I provide a free 15 minute, over-the-phone, consultation for new clients. If you are thinking about therapy or if you are feeling unsure if it is something you want to do, this can be really helpful in feeling it out. This is commitment free and you do not have to book an appointment after our conversation.

Therapy Rate
$100 /50 min. per session. I accept cash, e-transfers and all major credit cards.

Sliding Fee Scale
I chose to become a therapist because I am incredibly passionate about helping other people. I love what I do. And I understand not everyone can afford $100 an hour for therapy. This is why I offer a sliding fee scale. This is a flexible scale that allows those with limited income to pay what they can afford for the service.  If you are limited in what you can pay for each session, let’s talk and we can work something out.

Insurance Coverage
Many insurance companies will provide coverage for you to see a therapist. If you have insurance coverage, connect with your provider and see what the requirements are, and determine the number of sessions covered or the maximum payable per year, along with the method of reimbursement. Below is a list of providers I have been approved through. If you do not find your insurance provider here, you may still be covered.

I am an approved provider through:
Medavie Blue Cross, Veteran Affairs Canada,  Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), Workers Compensation Board Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Government, Admiral Insurance, Health Association of Nova Scotia, Manulife Financial, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers – Local 625, Great West Life Insurance, Green Shield Canada, and Shaw Group.

Please Note: Individual insurance coverage may vary. Check with your insurance provider to confirm your eligibility for coverage.

Cancellation Policy
If you are unable to keep your appointment, please call or text (902) 565-1665 or email kl@krystleluthercounselling.com at least 24 hours before your appointment time to cancel.

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