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15 Jul 2011

Csot of therapy session
Is a fee of R770 normal per session with a therapist?? Half our marital problems are due to financial stress, so this is a catch 22 situation - the therapy is helping us but also causing more stress due to the cost! It comes to R3300 per month for one weekly session.

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01 Jan 0001

Its hard for me to kep track of what is "normal" or usual, as such transactions are not publicised. This does sound expensive - though last time I had an agonising kidney stone, I was called to a hospital where I spend 15 minutes siting on a bed and 40 minutes in a waiting room for a scan, and was discharged without even having met the doctor at all - and was made to pay R 22,000 in advance, and then billed for some 15,000 of that for services nearly rendered !
Try calling FAMSA, which could probably refer you to some family / marriage counsellors near you with some idea of their likely fees, probably lower than those you cite.
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