FEES & REBATES

Fees - Counselling

Fees for therapy services are specific to each practitioner. The fees for 50 minute individual counselling sessions range from $205 to $245 on weekdays, and from $235 to $275 on Saturdays.  Additional fees apply for couples therapy sessions. 

Fees for insurance related services (eg: NDIS, Workcover, ICWA) are based on the relevant price/fee guide. Please contact our office on 9456 0411 or click here to contact us by email for more information.

Fees - Autism Assessments

The fee for an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnostic assessment for a child is $1300 which includes a comprehensive written diagnostic report and parent feedback session.

The fee for our Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnostic assessment for adults $2300 which includes a detailed diagnostic report.

 

 

The fee for diagnostic assessment of attentional issues (eg: ADHD) is $1440 and includes a comprehensive written report and parent feedback session.

Payment for assessments can be made in installments, by prior arrangement with our receptionist. Please let Debbie or Kate know if you would prefer to pay your fee in installments.  Please note, payment of the full fee is required before the psychologist writes their report.

Fees - Insurance & Third Party Funded Services

Our fees for services funded by insurers or other third parties are based on the recommended fee schedule for the specific referral type (eg:WorkCover WA, NDIS). Please advise our receptionist on 9456 0411 if you would like to see one of our psychologists under worker's compensation or other insurance funding.

Appointment Cancellations

We require 48 hours notice if you are unable to attend a scheduled appointment, which allows us enough time to offer your appointment to other clients. If you do not provide 48 hours notice, you will be charged the full session fee. Medicare and private health fund rebates do not apply for late cancellation or non-attendance fees. 

Please note, if you are more than 10 minutes late for your appointment, we reserve the right to reschedule the appointment (rather than offer a shorter session) if we believe rescheduling will allow us to provide better care or quality of service.  If for some reason, your practitioner is running late for your appointment, you are welcome to reschedule if you prefer.

 

Payment of Accounts

Fees must be paid in full on the day of your session and we have EFTPOS facilities for your convenience. Our fees are subject to change with 4 weeks notice and any changes will be published on this site. 

 

Private Health Insurance Rebates

Many private health insurance funds provide a rebate for services provided by psychologists. We encourage you to contact your health insurance fund prior to your appointment to find out whether your policy covers services provided by your chosen psychologist. We have HICAPS which allows you to lodge your private health insurance claim at our office.

 

Can I claim a rebate from Medicare?

Each of our practitioners are registered Medicare providers and clients with an eligible Mental Health Treatment Plan (MHTP) referral from their GP can claim a rebate for up to 20 sessions per calendar year. From October 2020, psychology services are provided in consecutive sets of 6 sessions, 4 sessions and if needed, a further 10 sessions. A new GP referral letter is required for each set of psychology sessions.

 

Rebates apply for eligible services provided in-person at our office and also via telehealth (online or by phone).

Please note that Medicare rebates are not available for:​

  • couples counselling sessions, even if one or both partners have a Mental Health Treatment Plan

  • Psycho-educational, ADHD and learning assessments

  • Adult autism assessments

  • Sessions held with parents regarding their child's therapy if the child is not present at the session, regardless of whether the child and/or parent has a MHTP in place.

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