Fees for clinical consultation vary on the clinician you see and the consultation provided. As a general guide, standard 50 minute sessional fees vary from $150 to $260. Individual clinicians will advise you of their fee schedule when you book your initial consultation.
If you are a current health care card holder, please share this with your clinician when discussing consultation fees Please note Inner North is not a bulk billing practice.
The Australian Psychological Society sets a recommended schedule of fees for psychologists. The 2019-2020 standard 45 to 60 minute consultation fee is $260.
Cancellation fees apply for late notice. Your clinician will detail this at registration.
Clients are encouraged to understand their private health care funding eligibility prior to commencing treatment, and communicate any private health insurance claiming requirements to their clinician via email prior to commencement.
The Federal Government’s Better Access to Mental Health Care “ Program or Mental Health Care Plan program provides support for eligible people to access funding for up to 10 individual and 10 group sessions per year from registered psychologists, social workers and occupational therapists. Extra support is also available until June 30 2022 for those experiencing severe and enduring mental health impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, with access to an additional 10 sessions. Rebates vary depending on the type of mental health professional you are seeing. Your clinician will advise you on the rebate you will be able to claim on the consultation provided.
Inner North is not a bulk-billing clinic and clients will be required to pay a gap.