Aviva Private Health Insurance for Mental Health Treatment

Not sure where to start?

Can I use my Aviva Private Health Insurance for therapy sessions?

Yes, Aviva provides excellent cover for mental health treatment, and we are registered with them.

Paying with Aviva Health Insurance – Where do I start?

Fortunately there 3 simple steps to follow.

  1. First off is to call us and discuss your needs so we can identify the right specialist for you.
  2. Once you’re happy with the therapist, call Aviva with their name. Aviva will validate and approve your treatment and issue you an authorisation code.
  3. Share your Aviva authorisation code with us and your treatment can start.

The Harley Psychology & Therapy Group were not the first people I went to for counselling. In fact I went to two other counsellors in Clapham first. However CBT with these guys was the only type of counselling that worked for me. It was a bit more expensive but it was worth it.

Rosie, Clapham

Aviva Insurance Frequently Asked Questions

A quick call to Aviva will confirm the number approved. Typically, Aviva approve an initial amount, for example twelve sessions, and then ask for a report update from your therapist once these have been held.

Call us to discuss this. We can prepare a report for Aviva which explains why we feel more sessions are required for you and submit it to them on your behalf.

Yes, is the usual answer, however, it’s always best to double check as each policy is different. Please call or email us to check.

Policies can have a small excess of £50 to £100. You can check this on your policy documents or by calling Aviva.

Yes. You have full control over your policy and whom you see. As per the instructions about seeing a new therapist above, a quick call to Aviva with the new therapists details is all that’s needed to change.

Yes, we will do everything possible to ensure we understand the issues with the current therapist and make sure this does not happen again.

It is possible to continue with self-funded sessions. Please see our Fees Page for details of the costs or contact us to discuss.

Yes, we specialise in relationship counselling and your Aviva insurance policy will cover these sessions.

Yes, a large part of the work we do is with children and families. Aviva provide high quality cover for Child, Adolescent, or family therapy.

No. All our services are completely confidential and neither Aviva or ourselves will share any details of your treatment.

No. Private therapy and counselling sits outside of your medical records and no information is shared with your GP.

No. You self-refer, and no Psychiatrist intervention is required.

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