Below, I have compiled a list of the most frequent questions that I'm asked about my services. It is normal, and I encourage you to ask many questions when choosing a psychologist. Here are some answers to the questions I receive the most. If you can’t find what you are looking for, please feel free to ask.
How long does each therapy session take?
Do I need a referral?
Sessions take 50-60 minutes.
Assessments usually depend on what is being assessed, we can discuss this further with you at your time of booking.
You do not need a referral to book an appointment with our psychologists, however to be able to receive Medicare rebates with psychologists a GP Mental Health Care plan is required.
You do need a referral for psychiatrist appointments.
Is there a fee for services?
What rebates are available?
Yes there is a fee for services, this varies depending on the service. Please feel free to discuss further at your time of booking.
Psychology session fees
for Clinical Psychologist = $200
for Registered Psychologist = $175
NDIS = as per NDIS price guide
*these fees may change in future
There are a number of rebates available that can be processed at the clinic to reduce your out of pocket expense.
Psychiatrist session fees: please contact our reception for further information on fees and rebates.
Other practitioners: please contact them directly to discuss fees.
There are a number of rebates available (after payment of full fee) for psychologist appointments:
Private Health Fund Rebates
(check with your fund for rates)
GP Mental Health Care Plan rebate per session for up to 20 sessions per calendar year:
$129.55 (Clinical Psychologist) or
$88.95 (Registered Psychologist)
Pregnancy Counselling Item- rebate of $62.20 per session for up to 3 sessions.
Helping Children with Autism- rebate of $88.95 per session for up to 20 sessions per lifetime.
Psychiatrist appointments also have rebates available. Please contact reception for further information.
Why do I need to see a psychologist?
Seeing a psychologist can be helpful for a variety of reasons, from having a place to debrief about life stressors, through to treatment for more specific concerns.
The aims of therapy for children and adults, is to provide a safe and confidential space to work on ways to improve your emotional wellbeing.
We are also able to provide support to individuals who are self/plan managed. Fees are as per NDIS price guide.
Sessions can currently be provided via Telehealth due to COVID-19. These can be undertaken via phone or via video consult.