Rates and Details



My fee is $120 for a 50 minute session, and $160 for a 90 minute session.


The office is located in the Chinatown area. For the exact address, please e-mail me. It is not posted online for privacy.

Access information

The office is wheelchair accessible and scent reduced. Please refrain from using scented products before your visit (including natural oils). 

The door to enter the building is not automatic. If assistance opening the door would be useful, let me know ahead of time and I will be sure to meet you downstairs prior to your appointment.

There is an elevator (large enough for a wheelchair). 

The washrooms are gendered. Each washroom has two stalls, and is large enough to accommodate a wheelchair. 

The counselling office has a concrete floor with wool area rugs. There is natural lighting from a window. 

In terms of seating, there is a sofa as well as floor cushions and a foot stool.


There is metered parking nearby, as well as a pay parkade across the street.

public transit

The office is near bus routes, and approximately a 10-15 minute walk away from a Skytrain station.


The office is near major bike routes. If you arrive by bike, you are more than welcome to bring your bike into the office.

methods of payment

I currently accept cash; cheques payable to Vanessa Fernando; credit card payments; and Interac e-transfer (to vanessa@vanessafernando.com).


extended BENEFITS

Social work services may be covered under your extended benefits plan. Check with your extended health benefits provider, or with ihaveaplan.ca if you are a student.