Face to face, telehealth, video conference, and telephone.
|* Longer consultations will occur additional fees||Additional fees are at the discretion of the Practice Manager.||* Additional Fees|
6-15 minutes – $62.50
16-30 minutes – $125.00
31-45 minutes – $187.50
|Telephone & Written Correspondence (APS Rates)|
Provided by the practitioner on behalf of the client
(e.g. letters, emails, brief / standard / extended reports)
61+ min / 3+pages
$ 77. 00
APS Rates **
|Donor Reports||1 July 2022 –|
30 June 2023
|APS Rates **|
Please contact Practice Manager to discuss further.
|** Australian Psychological Society Rates (APS Rates)||1 July 2022 –|
30 June 2023
Consultations & Payment Method
Urgent consultations are a priority for existing clients.
Payment is required at the time of consultation for face-to-face consultations. In addition, payment is required upfront for all telehealth, video and telephone consultations.
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) per our cancellation policy below.
Payment methods accepted: EFTPOS only (including Credit Cards: VISA & MASTER CARD).
Medicare and Private Health
For Face to Face consultations: You can claim your Medicare rebate at our office when you provide a valid Mental Health Care Plan, Chronic Disease Management Plan (Psychology) and/or Non-Directive Pregnancy Support Counselling (Psychology) Plan. There is an out-of-pocket expense. For Clinical Psychology ONLY
For Private Clients and Private Health: We have HICAPS available for clients who participate via face-to-face. Clients must claim through their provider for telehealth, video and telephone consultations. Before your consultation, please check with your Private Health provider to see if you are covered by Clinical Psychology.
For Medicare telehealth consultations: Clients must 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): $131.65
The Chronic Disease Management Plan (Psychology): $54.60
Non-Directive Pregnancy Support Counselling (Psychology): $64.10
Third-Party Consultations and Reports
Australian Psychological Society Rates (APS 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, please provide at least 24 hours prior notice (at least one business day); otherwise, full clinic fees will be charged. For example, if you wish to cancel or postpone a consultation scheduled for a Monday, you will need to cancel on the Friday prior; otherwise, full clinic fees will be charged. Clients cannot re-book a consultation if there are outstanding account fees.