An appointment can be made with or without a referral.
Sabrina can provide both short and long term treatment options depending on your needs. During your first consultation, Sabrina will assess your situation and give you options that will work in a treatment plan for you.
SCHEDULE OF FEES AT 1ST July 2022
The fee for an individual session (normally 50 mins) is $240. Fees are due on the day of your appointment.
WorkCover: If your appointments are to be funded by a third party such as WorkCover Queensland or an insurance company, you will need to cover the cost of your appointments until approval of funding has been secured. Please let us know if a third party will be involved in the funding of your treatment prior to your initial session.
The Current Recommended Fee for Psychological Services set by the Australian Psychological Society is $280.
We require 48 hours’ notice (or more) to reschedule or cancel a session without you incurring any fees. This allows us to offer the allocated time to another client who may be on a cancellation list, or who may be on a waiting list for an appointment.
Cancellations within 24-48 hours will incur an $80 fee.
Cancellations with less than 24 hours notice (or non-attendance at a scheduled appointment) will incur a full fee of $240.
Our cancellation policy and fees are in place because when appointments are booked, the appointment time is reserved especially for you or your family.
To cancel or reschedule an appointment, you may email or call us at any time, even after hours.
Referral not required.
Individuals who self-refer will need to pay in full.
Better Access Mental Health Care Plans from your GP or Paediatrician will enable you to obtain 20 rebated sessions per calendar year - item 80110 ($89.65 rebates per session) to supports individuals to access psychological treatment. Visit your GP who will determine if you are eligible for a Mental Health Care Plan, based on your symptoms and personal circumstances.
Pregnancy Support Counselling from your GP will enable you to obtain 3 rebated sessions per pregnancy - Item 81000. This is available to women who are currently pregnant or who have been pregnant in the preceding 12 months. If further sessions are required, you may arranged on a private basis or under another eligible plan.
Chronic Disease Management Plan from your GP willdecide whether you would benefit from psychology support if you have a chronic medical condition that has been (or is likely to be) present for six months or longer, for example, asthma, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, musculoskeletal conditions and stroke.
Private Health Insurance
If you have private health insurance you may be eligible to claim rebates for psychological sessions. The level of cover and waiting periods vary between providers and depends on your extras cover policy. To find out if you are eligible and/or how much funding you are entitled to claim for psychological sessions, please contact your private health insurance. Item codes:
100 – Initial Consultation with Registered Psychologist
200 – Follow-up Consultation with Registered Psychologist
701 – Initial Telehealth Consultation with Registered Psychologist
801 – Follow-up Telehealth Consultation with Registered Psychologist.
Psychology sessions are able to be claimed with most private health care funds. If your health fund is a HICAPS MOBILE participating health fund your claim will be processed on site. If not, all you need to do is take your receipt to your health fund and make the relevant claim.
Private health rebates are only applicable if you are not already using the Medicare rebate.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has been established to support people with a disability. Self-managed and plan-managed clients may access our psychological services.
We also support NDIS Early Childhood Intervention for Children Under 7years old: see more details https://www.ndis.gov.au/understanding/families-and-carers/early-childhood-approach
Please contact us.
Please note: I am unable to provide on-call emergency or crisis services. In the event of an emergency or crisis, please contact your referring GP, nearest hospital emergency service, a family member/friend who may be able to assist &/or a community service that provides a crisis service (e.g. 1300 MH CALL 1300 64 22 55; Lifeline 13 11 14).