|Therapy Consultation |
*all video conference and telephone due to the COVID-19 health emergency to help safeguard client and practitioner.
|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 teleconference and telephone consultations.
Payment methods accepted: EFTPOS only (including Credit Cards: VISA & MASTER CARD).
Medicare and Private Health
For Medicare telehealth claims: payment is required upfront. Clients need an active GP Mental Health Care Plan (Clinical Psychology only) to claim through Medicare. Housman Psychology will provide you with a receipt. Clients will need to claim through Medicare directly for the COVID-19 telehealth rebate of $126.50. Please ensure your GP Mental Health Care Plan is up to date before your consultation.
For Private Clients and Private Health: Payment is required upfront. Housman Psychology will provide you with a receipt. 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.