The Australian Psychological Society currently recommends a standard hourly fee of $222 . Sally-Anne currently charges less than the recommended fee.
Health Care Card holders / Pensioners may receive a reduced fee when they pay at the time of consultation upon presentation of their card. Those who have private health insurance may be able to claim a rebate through their fund - please contact your insurer prior to the first session for more specific information.
*** You may claim a Medicare rebate of $122.15 for psychological services if you are referred by your doctor with a Mental Health Care Plan ***
Please read HERE to find out which conditions may meet the criteria for a Medicare "Mental Health Care Plan".
CURRENT FEES (at 1/07/12):
Standard Consultation (for 50+ minutes) $200
Couples (for 50+ minutes) $200
Group Sessions (3 or more individuals) $90 (per person)
Telephone Consultation (for 45 minutes) $200 (pre-payment required)
Skype Consultation (for 45 minutes) $200 (pre-payment required)
Cognitive Assessment $750 (includes intake, assessment, comprehensive report, and feedback session)
**Travel incurs an extra fee - $1 per kilometre of travel to and from Blackburn which includes petrol costs and time taken. Please discuss this with the psychologist at the time of booking**
Insomnia (Sleep Better Without Drugs) 6 week self-help program (adults & children) $380
(includes initial interview, borrowing book & CDs, unlimited phone calls, follow-up session. If client decides to purchase the program, $149 extra charge, but it is not a requirement)
"Stomp Out The ANTs" PROGRAMS $380 (for the 6 week program) A Medicare Rebate of $179.40 applies to eligible students (OR check with your health fund regarding rebates for group sessions)
PARENT PROGRAM - "Stomp Out The ANTs" (Introductory price only) $198 (for the 2 week program)
PREMIUM INTERNET PACKAGES
Premium One - Prices start from $100 for one week of unlimited tickets* (emails)
Premium Two - Prices start from $250 for one week of up to two 50-minute sessions of Live Chat as well as unlimited tickets* (emails)
Premium Three - Prices start from $200 for one session on Skype at a mutually arranged time. Prices may be reduced for repeat clients.
* Client can send as many tickets as they like, the psychologist will read them all but reply in one or two emails over the 7 days.
Contact the psychologist directly for specific information and charges for
Workshop and Professional Development presentations.
'You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you' - James Allen -
Most people attend up to 6 sessions with the option of a further 6 sessions, but the amount of therapy will depend on the issues and the needs of the client. Payment is required at the conclusion of each consultation. Payment can be made by cash, cheque or Direct Debit.
If you need to change or cancel an appointment, it is essential that you give at least 24 hours notice, otherwise you may be required to pay for the non-attended session. For workshops or presentations, at least one week's notice is required if it is necessary to cancel (fees may apply).
'It is the power of thought that gives man power over nature' - Hans Christian Anderson -