Fees

Schedule of Fees at 1st January 2021

The Current Recommended Fee for Psychological Services set by the Australian Psychological Society is $260 for a 45-50min session.

Medicare Rebates

As at 1st July 2019 the Medicare rebate for Psychological Services has increased after a lengthy freeze. The rebate is available for patients who are referred by a GP on a valid mental health care plan. This rebate is available for up to 10 sessions per calendar year (20 now due to COVID), and can be processed in the office to ensure fast returns. Due to stringent Medicare rules, we are unable to accept gap payments only, and require full fees paid and then process the claim back to you via Medicare.

This year the rebate per session has been set by Medicare at:

$87.45 Generally Registered Psychologist

$128.40 Clinical Psychologist

 

Psychologist

Weekdays 9am – 3pm Fee
Initial 50min Consultation $180
Subsequent 50min Consultation $170
50 min Couple Session $195
50min Concession rate $105
4pm Onwards & Weekends Fee
Initial 50min Consultation $195
Subsequent 50min Consultation $185
50min Couple Session $210
50min Concession rate $120

Clinical Psychologist

Weekdays 9am until 4pm Fee
Initial 50min Consultation $195
Subsequent 50min Consultation $185
50min Concession rate $147
4pm Onwards & Weekends Fee
Initial 50min Consultation $210
Subsequent 50min Consultation $200
50min Concession rate $162

Services Available

Services Available Fee
NDIS Self or Plan Managed Only NDIS schedule $214.41
Workcover SIRA rates
CTP Claims APS rates

Principal Psychologist/Director (Renata Wosik)

Weekdays 9am until 4pm Fee
Initial 50min Consultation $210
Subsequent 50min Consultation $200
50min Couple Session $225
50min Concession Rate $135
4pm Onwards & Weekends Fee
Initial 50min Consultation $225
Subsequent 50min Consultation $215
50min Couple Session $240
50min Concession Rate $150

Concession Fees

Concession rates may be applied if the person responsible for the account is unemployed, is on a disability pension, or is a fulltime student currently not engaged in any work. These concession fees are dependent on availability, as there are limited sessions available.

Couple Sessions

At present Medicare do not allow rebates for couple sessions. If, however a patient is diagnosed by their GP with a mental health diagnosis and placed on a mental health careplan, rebates may be possible if couple sessions are deemed appropriate to restore the individual’s mental health concern. An initial consultation with the referred patient will be required to determine the suitability and validity of the requested sessions under the Medicare scheme to ensure compliance with their stringent rules. It should be noted that some Private Health Funds may provide rebates for couple therapy.

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