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Opening Times

Tuesday - Thursday  10 am - 8 pm

FEES

The recommended fee for seeing a psychologist is $260. Our fees are much lower than the recommended amount. Our aim is to offer quality and affordable psychological services.

In order to maintain our high level of service and continue running our practice, we are NOT able to provide bulk billing or “free” services at our practice. Our services require a gap fee to be paid over the Medicare rebate amount. The full fee is payable at the time of the appointment and you can claim the medicare rebate through mygov or other online services and apps. Refunds usually appear in your account after 24-48 hours.

Fees from January 1, 2021.

           

Psychology sessions are for 50 minutes                                                $160

Medicare Rebate with Mental Health Plan                                              $87.45           

GAP you pay                                                                                               $72.55

 

NDIS Participants will be charged in line with NDIS pricing                $234.83   

 

Workers Compensation                                                                            $258.35

 

You can use your NDIS funding if you are self-managed or plan managed. If you are NDIS managed you will need to find a registered provider usually through an organisation.

Autism Assessment (2.5 hour interview, feedback session and report)      $1500

Sensory Assessment (2 appointments and report)                                        $350 

FAQ

  • Do you accept the Mental Health Plan so I can claim Medicare?

          Yes

  • Do I need a Mental Health Plan referral to make an appointment?

        No.  You can pay the full fee as a private patient.

  • How do I get a Mental Health Plan? 

        Make a longer appointment to see your doctor to discuss your mental health. Your doctor will assess your mental health and make a referral. 

* We must have a copy of your mental health plan before you attend if you want to claim the Medicare rebate. 

If you're not sure what to do, please give us a call. We're happy to help you. 

CANCELLATION POLICY

We have a strict cancellation policy. When you make an appointment we set that time aside for you and you alone. When you cancel at short notice we are not always able to rebook that time for someone else to fill the slot or offer the time to someone else who is waiting for an appointment

We require a minimum of 24 hours notice for a cancellation. If we do not have the required 24 hours notice you will be charged the FULL FEE for the session. Medicare does not apply for missed appointments. The fee will need to be paid prior to being able to book another appointment. If the fee is not paid within 14 days the debt will be referred for debt collection to recover the fee.

When you attend the clinic you will complete a form that informs you of the cancellation policy. You will sign the form accepting the terms. You will also be told in the first session of the cancellation policy. There is also a notice on the counter advising of the cancellation policy. You will also be reminded at the bottom of the courtesy reminder text.  Don't tell us you didn't know. 

Assessments

Call us to discuss your needs. NDIS has particular requirements for the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Usually, a multi-disciplinary team is required for children which would include a speech pathologist and a paediatrician as well as a psychologist. There are additional Medicare items available.

If you are an adult wanting an autism assessment and don't need to access NDIS

the assessment process is simpler. 

Please call us to talk about your needs and how we can help you. 

 

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