Ottawa River Psychology Group (van Walsum Psychology Professional Corporation) is a group of psychologists and psychotherapists with a passion for bringing out the best in the human psyche. We offer professional psychological services and psychotherapy to adolescents and adults of the Ottawa Gatineau region through evidence-based practice grounded in contextual behavioural science, specifically Third Wave psychotherapies that integrate mindfulness and compassion.

We offer ACT (acceptance and commitment therapy), mindfulness integrated CBT, mindfulness based CBT, CBT-E for eating disorders, compassion focused therapy, dialectical behaviour therapy, mindfulness based relapse prevention for addictions, mindful self compassion and mindfulness skills training, consultation for professionals, as well as consultation to the community.
ORPG does not offer online appointment scheduling at this time.
HST for Registered Psychotherapists


As of January 1, 2020, to meet the requirements of the Province of Ontario and the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario, Registered Psychotherapists must add HST to their fees for individual services defined as the Controlled Act of Psychotherapy.


If the addition of HST is a hardship for you, then you may discuss options with your clinician.


Ottawa River Psychology Group Registered Psychotherapists
Kimberly Sogge Ph.D., C.Psych. CPO#4531
Registered Psychologist
Ottawa River Psychology Group Clinical Director

Payment Policy
REGISTER NOW FOR MINDFULNESS BASED GROUPS. Group psychological service with receipts for extended health insurance. Spaces Limited. Mindfulness Integrated CBT for Wellbeing and Growth, Mindful Self Compassion Training, Mindfulness and Acceptance for Social Anxiety and more. Check out the Courses page at for registration or call 613-656-3331.

Our fees for psychological services are competitive with other Ph.D. College of Psychologists of Ontario Registered Psychologist providers in the Ottawa area.

January 20, 2016 FEE NOTICE: Services for our Clinical Director are $225.00 per clinical hour for individual services and $325 or higher for family or family-based services. Services for Doctoral Associates/Psychologists are $215.00 per clinical hour for individual services; Registered Psychotherapists are $205.00 per clinical hour for individual services. All individual service rates are within the range of the per hour rate recommended by the Ontario Psychological Association.

Payment is due upon service. Secure online payment is accepted from Freshbooks, Paypal (at, or via SquareUp application at time of service.
Payment may be made at the time of service via personal cheque, cash or credit card.

Receipts are provided for clients monthly to submit to their insurance companies for reimbursement. Payment is billed as Psychological Service.

For services offered by Registered Psychotherapists, please check with your insurance company for their policies on coverage.

We have sliding scale fees available for residents and new professionals; please discuss in person with your provider.
Viewing this information or booking an appointment through this system does not guarantee that Ottawa River Psychology Group is able to accept you as a patient. All new patients must complete and intake interview with one of our clinical associates to determine whether your needs and presentation fit our knowledge, skills, and professional scope. We have a very good professional network, so if we are not the match for you, we will do our best to assist you in a referral to another provider.