Fees

Medicare

Individual Consults
Weekday (Concession) = $135.00
Weekday (Full Fee) = $162.00
Weekend Fee = $172.00
Group Programs
Group (Concession) = $32
Group (Full Fee) = $40

Bulk Billing
Please contact the office.

Private

Individual Consults
Weekday (Concession) = $135.00
Weekday (Full Fee) = $162.00
Weekend = $172.00
Group Programs
Group (Concession) = $32.00
Group (Full Fee) = $40.00
Fees Other
Please contact the office

Cancellation Policy

Please give the clinic at least 48 hours notice if you cannot attend so that your appointment can be made available to other clients. If you do not do this, a cancellation fee of at least 25% of the cost of the consultation will be charged which is not covered by Medicare or Private Health Insurance.

FAQs

What is a Medicare Consult?

Medicare consults are available to those clients who have a Mental Health Treatment Plan from their GP.

What is a Private Consult?

A Private Consult is available to anyone who wishes to meet with a Parent Child Therapy psychologist but does not have or wish to use a Mental Health Treatment Plan (MHTP). A GP referral is not required. A rebate may be available if the person has the relevant private health insurance cover.

How many people can attend a Group Program?

A Group Program usually consists of 6-10 people.


How long are the consultations?

Each consultation is scheduled for 52 minutes.

Can I make an appointment without seeing a GP?

Yes. You can have a Private appointment.

Do you see WorkCover, TAC or DVA clients?

Yes. Parent Child Therapy psychologists are all registered with these bodies. You will however require a referral from your GP and / or the funding body. Please call us to enquire. For WorkCover you will have to pay for your consultation and claim the rebate from your employer or insurer.

How many Medicare rebatable sessions can I have?

From 9/10/2020 to 30/6/2022 you can access up to 20 Medicare rebatable consultations per calendar year as long as you have a current GP MHTP. The MHTP is valid for 12 months from the date you first got it. There is no out of pocket expense only free if you are being bulk billed.

How do I pay for my non-bulk billed sessions?

Payments can be made by cash, or by eftpos using a debit or credit card.

How do I get my Medicare rebate for my non-bulk billed sessions?

The clinic will process your Medicare rebate after you pay in full for your consultation. Medicare will then deposit the rebate amount back into your preferred bank account within 24 to 72 hours?