• PSYCHOLOGY

    Our Psychologists and Health Care Professionals work with the following:

    • Individuals
    • Children & Adolescents
    • Families
    • Couples
    • EAP Groups, Workcover, Organisations

    Some of the AREAS that we work in are:-

    • Mood disorders
    • Anxiety Disorders
    • (PTSD) & (CISD)
    • Adoption
    • Stress & Anger Management
    • Aspergers
    • ADHD
    • Stress and Anger Management
    • Grief
    • Drug and Alcohol
    • Victims of Crime
    • Survivors of Sexual Abuse
    • Relationships

    Other SERVICES Offered:

    • NeurOptimal® Neurofeedback (refer to Article)
  • REFERRALS & FEES

    Our Psychologists provide services under a number of available schemes as shown below:-

    MEDICARE REFERRALS

    Medicare Referrals are made through your Doctor, Psychiatrist or Paediatrician.  You can be put under a Mental Health Care Plan (MHP) which is managed by the referring Doctor.

    When you make an appointment to see your Doctor for a MHP please ask the Receptionist for an Extended Consultation with your Doctor so that all paperwork can be completed

    You can access 10 individual sessions per calendar year and the Doctor must do a review with you after the 6th session.  You are also entitle to 10 group sessions per calendar year in consultation with your Doctor and the Psychologist.  These groups can be on a number of issues, e.g. Depression, Anxiety, Anger Management etc.  Fees for Medicare Services are under the Fees section of this page.

    OTHER REFERRALS

    Employment Assistance Programs (to be accessed through your Workplace)

    WorkCover and Insurance Companies

    Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA)

    Victims of Crime  (NSW)

    Appointments can be made without any Doctors referral. You can ring our Receptionist (07-54989642) and make an appointment for yourself or a member of your family.  If you have Private Health Insurance they may give a rebate on Psychological Services, you will need to check with them as to what your entitlements are.

    FEES:

                                          Psychologists        Neurofeedback     

    Per Session                   $170                            $120

    Medicare Rebates          $89.65                         Nil

     

    Full payment is due on the day of your consultation, and you will be able to claim your Medicare Rebate at the same time.

    SELF REFERRAL:     Fees as above (rebate from your Private Health)

    OTHER REFERRALS:    Paid by Relevant Organisation

    CANCELLATION POLICY:

    FEES APPLY FOR NON ATTENDANCE OR LATE CANCELLATION WITHIN 24 HOURS  OF YOUR  APPOINTMENT.  THE FULL STANDARD FEE  WILL BE REQUIRED  = $170.00.

    PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU CANCEL WELL BEFORE YOUR APPOINTMENT TO AVOID PAYING A CANCELLATION FEE.  This allows those on a waiting list to receive that appointment.  An invoice will be sent to you to pay within 14 days for the outstanding fees.  If you are unable to pay the full fee immediately an agreement for a Payment option can be set up. A further appointment will only be made when the payment is paid in full. We do understand that on occasion unforseen circumstances happen, please contact us as soon as possible.

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