Appointments

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Bookings

Session cost is $135 (incl HST). Health insurance receipts are issued that are accepted by most insurance companies. Package discounts are available at 4 sessions for $500 (per person) and are paid upfront.

Please click on Jaya’s online calendar to book an appointment at her Ottawa Office, Gatineau office or for a distance session (you will need to create a login name and password to do this). Please note that appointments at the Gatineau office are reserved for those that intend to claim Jaya’s insurance receipts through their insurance only. If you are having a distance session, please let her know in the subject line of a separate email (unless you are a regular distance client).

Please note that if you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment, you need to do so directly in the online calendar 48 hours prior to the appointment start time. Please be responsible for arriving at your appointment on the day/time that you are scheduled. Jaya only has a certain number of time slots that she is available to offer sessions each week. If you don’t show up to your appointment or cancel in less than 48 hours, it affects Jaya and her family’s ability to thrive. Please also note that reasons for canceling in under 48 hours are fire, flood, and severe illness and that no shows will be fully charged.

Special note regarding winter driving, unless the school buses are canceled, all appointments will be on as scheduled, or the 48 hour cancellation policy will apply, e.g. when the roads are just slower and people are still driving to work, they can still also find their way to their appointment by leaving a bit earlier. She will always be responsible for being there to see you. Weather forecasts 2 days in advance are also often very accurate so if the weather forecast doesn’t look good for you, please feel free to cancel your appointment 48 hours ahead of your appointment time so that Jaya is able to fill your time slot. 

You will receive an appointment confirmation email both when you book, as well as two days before your appointment. If you need to change it, please click on the URL in the appointment confirmation email that you received or by logging directly into the online calendar. Please do not email or text Jaya to cancel your appointment. (You cannot cancel your appointment less than 48 hours before it begins in the online calendar. If the calendar is not working for any reason, please feel free to contact Jaya to let her know.)

Once your appointment is booked in the online calendar, you will receive an appointment confirmation email with the date/time and all other information required for your appointment. You will also receive a second reminder two days before your appointment. Please note that no shows will also be fully charged.

If this is your first BodyTalk and/or Somatic Experiencing session, please read the What to expect following a BodyTalk or Somatic Experiencing Session document, and download and complete the Consent and Well-being Forms, and bring them along with you to your session: Consent Form and Health and Well-being Form

Please also note that Jaya likes to see new clients once a week for 3 weeks, so if your are booking your first session, book all 3 or it will take longer than a week for you to get in for your 2nd and 3rd sessions.

 

Hours and Location*

  • Most Mondays in Gatineau ~ 10am~4pm

  • Tuesdays in Ottawa ~ 10am~3:45pm

  • Wednesdays in Ottawa ~ 10:30am~4:15pm

  • Fridays in Ottawa ~ 11:30am~5:30pm

*The above hours vary on occasion and are reflected in the online calendar. If you are challenged to see Jaya during these hours, please email her and ask for additional availability.

Jaya’s Ottawa office is located at 484 Gladstone Ave. (at Lyon St.) and her Gatineau office is located at 69 Eddy St. (at Hotel de Ville St.). Details regarding free parking at both offices, etc. is noted in the appointment confirmation email that you will receive when you book your appointment in the online calendar.

 

 Distance Sessions

Distance sessions are available by Skype or phone and can be paid via PayPal or electronic banking. They take place using the same method and have the same results as in-person sessions. 

Dr. Don Pilipovich, Auccupuncturist, RMT and former BodyTalk Instructor, as well as two Doctors from the Centre of Biofield Sciences in Pune, India completed a study on BodyTalk distance sessions. They measured real-time changes in the human energy field via photographs taken before and after distance sessions.

You can view those images by clicking here: what happens in a distance session!

In addition, Dr. Laura Stuve, molecular biologist, two colleagues from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and Dr. Janet Galipo, Dr. of Chinese Medicine, led a study on the efficacy of BodyTalk distance sessions in the treatment of chronic pain. The evaluation of these sessions suggests that it significantly improved pain levels, as well as fatigue and other emotional symptoms associated with long-term chronic pain.

The following evaluation was published in the Journal of Pain Management 2015, vol. 7, #4, pp. 279 – 290, which you can read by clicking here: BT Chronic Pain Evaluation.

 

Payment

Payment can be made by cash or check. If you are paying electronically by Interac e-transfer or PayPal, please pay prior to your session. (Please note that PayPal fees are included in the prices below).

Therapy Sessions

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Gatineau office hours are for those that intend to claim Jaya’s insurance receipts through their insurance only. Please note that there is a sign with the name, Shiatsu Do, out front of the building.