Counselling sessions online and face to face
$160.00 per 55 minute session.
Medicare rebates may apply.
Better Access to Mental Health Care
The Better Access initiative by the Federal government allows for a rebate from Medicare on counselling fees for up to 10 sessions per calendar year.
To be eligible for a Medicare rebate you will need a
You will need to book a longer consultation with the GP to prepare a Mental Health Care Plan (MHCP).
Your GP can send the MHCP to me by email at email@example.com
or bring the paper copy with you to your first appointment.
The Medicare rebate for counselling with an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker is currently $77.10.
This rebate amount is subject to change.
All personal information about you remains confidential.
Cancellations and not attending sessions
If you need to cancel your counselling session please provide at least 24 hours’ notice.
When sessions are cancelled with a minimum of 24 hours’ notice there is no charge to you.
If you cancel your session providing less than 24 hours before it is due to start you will be charged
80% of the full session cost.
If you need to cancel your session please do so via email.
Email records are more reliable regarding date and time and are more likely to be received in a timely manner than are voice messages or SMS messages.