|Therapy Consultation |
Face to face, telehealth, video conference and telephone.
|Telephone and Written Correspondence –||<5mins||No cost|
|Provided by the practitioner on behalf of the client||6-15mins||$ 55.00|
|(e.g. letters, brief reports, emails)||16-30mins||$105.00|
|For existing clients only.||31-45mins||$155.00|
Consultations & Payment Method
Urgent appointments are a priority for existing clients.
Payment is required upfront for all appointments . This includes face to face appointments. We have implemented this process to minimise client waiting time in the reception area and for social distancing reasons. You will be sent a confirmation text or email (please inform us of your preference) and our Practice Manager will contact you to arrange payment at least one working day before your consultation. If you need to cancel or postpone, please provide at least 24 hours prior notice (at least one business day) as per our cancellation policy below.
Payment methods accepted: EFTPOS only (including Credit Cards: VISA & MASTER CARD).
Medicare and Private Health
For Medicare and Medicare telehealth consultations: Clients will need to claim through Medicare directly to receive their rebate. Please refer to Medicare How to Claim Online OR Express Plus Medicare Mobile App. Please ensure your referral is up to date before you attend your consultation to claim your rebate back from Medicare after the consultation.
Medicare Rebate for Service Type:
Mental Health Care Plan (Clinical Psychology): $126.50
The Chronic Disease Management Plan (Psychology): $52.95
Non-Directive Pregnancy Support Counselling (Psychology): $62.20
For Private Clients and Private Health: Clients will need to claim through their provider after the completion of their appointment. Please check with your Private Health provider, before your appointment to see if you are covered by Clinical Psychology or Psychotherapy.
Third Party Consultations and Reports
Australian Psychological Society rates apply for third-party consultations and reports.
Please note that all services provided for a third-party attract GST (10%) and no rebates can be claimed (e.g. private health, Medicare Better Access Care Plans).
Your consultation is a priority at Housman Psychology. If for any reason, you need to cancel or postpone your consultation, it is requested that you provide at least 24 hours prior notice (at least one business day) otherwise full clinic fees will be charged. If you wish to cancel or postpone a consultation scheduled for a Monday, you will need to cancel on Friday prior otherwise full clinic fees will be charged. Clients will be unable to re-book a consultation if there are outstanding account fees.