Fees & Service Information
Australian Residents can talk to their General Practitioner about creating a Mental Health Care Plan.
Under this Australian Residents can access up to 10 sessions which are partially covered by medicare. If you have established a mental health care plan with your General Practitioner, we provide the range of Focused Psychological Strategies which Medicare Australia has approved for use by allied health professionals including social workers. Current Medicare Rebates are $81 per session.
• First session fee is $270- incorporating a 90-minute session working out a treatment plan. First sessions requires prepayment of the session prior to the day of the session to reserve the booking.
• Ongoing hourly rate with mental health care plans will be $180 hour. Rebates for Mental Health Social Workers are $75 back from Medicare per session.
• $180 per hour for sessions for private full fee-paying clients.
Correspondence Charges- Report or letter writing is charged at an hourly rate with a minimum one hour charge. The rate is set to the complexity of the task and negotiated before hand. Letters or reports for court or legal purposes are billed on agreement and are required to be paid at time of invoicing.
Clients are responsible for the payment of the fee, we have integrated medicare claims and can submit claims on your behalf once paid. Payments are handled through software Stripe Payment System or direct deposit to bank account. And charged on the day unless otherwise agreed to beforehand.
Clients can cancel or reschedule an appointment any time, as long as they provide 24 hours notice. If you cancel an appointment with less than 24 hours notice, or fail to show up, you will be charged for the appointment. Medicare rebates are not available on missed or cancelled sessions.
It starts with you taking the first step and contacting us by email or phone to arrange an assessment session. This session usually takes between an hour and ninety minutes. We then work with you to determine your goals and a create a suite of options that will assist you achieve and sustain the change you want.
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