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Services & Fees

The first session for all services is usually an assessment session. Generally after the first session you will be provided with an outline of the issues and the interventions suggested.

The Australian Psychological Society has a recommended fee per hour. Fees are lower than the recommended fee. For couple and family sessions fees are charged per session not per person. Please phone to discuss.

Appointments are available weekdays, evenings and Saturdays.

Adults
Standard Session – 50-60 minutes.

Couples
Although initially meeting together a combination of individual and couple sessions may be required. Standard Session – 50-60 minutes.

Family
In some instances individual sessions may be required in terms of the treatment.
Standard Session – 50-60 minutes.

Children
Standard Session – 50 -60 minutes – Children’s session times tend to vary dependent on the capacity of the child. Parents are generally provided with a summary of themes related to the issues of the child.

Report Writing
Single Expert Reports, parent capacity assessments, psychological reports and criminal injuries reports are provided and costs are dependent on various factors.  Costing can be provided on request.

Online and Phone Counselling
Online and phone counselling is available by request. Unfortunately Medicare rebates are not available for these services. Check with your health fund if rebates apply.

Medicare & Private Health Fund Rebates
Medicare provides rebates for psychological services. Generally 10 sessions are available per calendar year if your health practitioner considers that referral under this program is suitable.

NB:  There are associated consequences with utilising mental health care plans and individuals should inform themselves fully before obtaining a referral under a mental health care plan.  It may impact on eligibility for insurance, work and career choices.

Private Health Fund Rebates are available to major funds, check with your health care fund.

Payment
HICAPS, EFTPOS, credit card, cash and cheque facilities are available. Fees are payable at the time of consultation. A cancellation policy applies to all appointments. Appointments can be rescheduled without attracting any fee up to 24 hours before the negotiated appointment time. Appointments cancelled with less than 24 hours notice may attract the full fee.