Fees and Rebates

STANDARD FEES PER HOUR

  • $200 for the first session and $195 for subsequent sessions during Office Hours 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
  • $200 After Hours including Saturdays.
  • $66 Cancellation Fee if you cancel your session within the 48 hour notice period.
  • Report writing, Attendance fees and other requests such as phone consults to be negotiated depending on the nature of request.

*Payment is on the day of your session.

REBATES AND BULK BILLING

Medicare rebates for accessing psychologists are available if you are referred by a doctor (GPs, psychiatrists or paediatricians) under the Better Access Scheme. Please note currently Medicare restricts the maximum total number of medicare sessions you can claim in a calendar year to 10. It has been increased to 20 for 2021 due to the impacts of Covid-19.

If you have access to psychology with extras cover under your private health insurance you may also be entitled to a rebate. However some health funds do not allow rebates until all your medicare sessions have been exhausted. Please check with your fund directly.

You may also be able to access a rebate for psychology services under employer schemes e.g. EAP programs, other insurance schemes (Workers Compensation) or through other community organisations who may rebate your service (Veterans Affairs).

*Please note we need a valid referral and details of your insurer before booking your session if you intend to claim a rebate.

We have eftpos facilities and medicare easyclaim so we can process your medicare claim at the clinic on the day of your session. Currently the medicare rebate for seeing a clinical psychologist for an hour session is $129.55.

We offer bulk billing for people in certain circumstances such as people who are:-

  • unemployed and on newstart allowance.
  • ¬†people on a disability support pension.

Please discuss any financial hardship with your psychologist directly.

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Location

A quiet rural peaceful retreat at Camp Mountain, still 10 minutes from Ferny Grove Train Station by car.

Contact Info

Phone: 07 3351 2222
Fax: 3351 1222
Email: info@newdaypsychology.com.au