Frequently Asked Questions
Your appointment can be a combination of the various modalities offered by The Heart's Mission Creative Therapy. See the Services section for more details. .
What about the intake form?
For your first session, please arrive 10-15 minutes early, or save time and email or print and bring in the intake form. The intake form is a standard questionnaire covering many areas and fields for the diverse client range who frequent The Heart's Mission Creative Therapy. Areas of treatment include support and ease for chronic illness, emotional healing of grief and trauma as well as clearing traumatic imprints from MVAs and surgeries. That being said, please use your discretion and only include information you feel comfortable sharing. Do feel certain that this information is confidential and stored in a secure location.
Is there a waiting room area?
When you enter suite #103, you find a quiet waiting room with comfortable chairs, a couch and a place for you to make yourself tea or help yourself to purified alkaline water, browse our bookshelf for inspirational reading material, or journal quietly before or after your session. The washrooms are located outside of the suite, just down the hall (the keys are located by the front door).
How easy is it to get here?
Located at Oak St and Broadway Ave, the healing office is easy to get to by car, transit, cycling (there are several city bike lockups along the block) and walking.
- There are a few free parking spots (both 1 hour and 2 hour) nearby along W. 8th Ave.
- There is pay-metered parking along W. Broadway (no parking between 3-6pm weekdays) & Spruce St.
- There is a large pay-parking lot at Oak St. and W, Broadway Ave. ($4 per hour)
- The Bus #9 (Alma/Boundary) stops directly out front of the building.
- The Bus #99 (B-Line) stops at Heather St/Willow St which is 2-3 blocks away.
- The Canada Line Skytrain: Broadway/City Hall lets out at Cambie St, just 5 blocks east of Oak St.
What does my session include?
All sessions may include a warm or cool aromatherapy facial compress (please request this specifically when you arrive), as well as a general energy clearing to help you to relax so you can have a deeper session. During the session we cover many areas to support you. You are supported to make gentle changes to your energy field to empower your intention, and living into your ideal.
Depending on the session you have booked, you may be resting on a warmed healing massage table or actively discussing or enacting what is moving for you at this time. If we are doing a bodywork session, you will be draped and I will make a personalized essential oil blend.
If you are seeking counselling and coaching, I can support the empowerment of your life and we can also go into deeper issues of concern. If you are longing for more creativity, there is the opportunity for art therapy using dry mediums and paper, and shaping forms using modeling clay. Please inquire if you have any further questions about the possibilities for your session.
What do you charge for missed sessions?
Most therapeutic offices charge the full session rate for missed sessions. At The Heart's Mission Creative Therapy, there is a $40 service fee charged for all missed sessions without adequate cancellation notice of 24hrs. Please send an email e-transfer to [email protected] for $40 before you re-book.
Can I purchase the essential oil that was used in the session?
If there was an aromatherapy blend or a single essential oil that you loved during your session, and you'd like to start using it yourself, please inquire.
Can I pre-purchase a session, or as a gift for someone else?
Sessions and packages for The Heart's Mission can be pre-purchased online using your credit card. Visit the online store.
Please contact us if you have any other questions.