Fees are payable at the time of service delivery by EFTPOS, credit card or direct debit. Cash payments will not be accepted. 
For some services advance payment is required, including writing of reports and support letters, diagnostic assessments and school observations. Following fees apply:
– Individual adult or child therapy session of 55 minute duration – $220; after hour appointments (6:30pm or later) and Saturday appointments are $260.
– 3-hour school observation including travel time – $485
– Preparation of reports or letters, phone consultations etc. will be billed at the session rate at a pro-rata basis.
– Diagnostic assessment of Autism, including a standardised developmental interview (ADI-R) and observational assessment (ADOS-2), a feedback session and a written report: $1400. Initial sessions with parents and the child, and a school observation are not included in this fee.

Following Medicare rebates are available:

Mental Health Treatment Plan

If you have been referred by your GP under a Mental Health Treatment Plan (MHTP), you are eligible for up to 10 rebated sessions per calendar year. The Medicare rebate for a standard consultation is $137.05. If you have a MHTP please bring it to your first session. An additional 10 Medicare rebated sessions are available if your mental wellbeing has been impacted by the COVID pandemic. The same rebates apply.

A GP referral is valid if it contains: 

  • The date of the referral

  • Your name, date of birth and address

  • Diagnosis or symptoms for which you are being referred

  • Number of sessions you are being referred for

  • Your GP’s provider number

Autism – Medicare rebates for children:
If your child is under 13 years of age and has been referred for a diagnostic assessment of Autism by a paediatrician or psychiatrist or GP, up to four claims can be made with a Medicare rebate of $93.35 per session.

If your child is under 15 years of age and has been referred by a paediatrician or psychiatrist or GP for psychological treatment related to a diagnosis of Autism, up to 20 rebated sessions can be claimed, with a rebate of $93.35 per session.

If you have private health insurance and are covered for psychological services, you may be eligible for reimbursement by your private health fund. Please note it is your responsibility to check whether your private health fund covers psychology sessions and to submit claims. 

If you need to cancel or postpone your appointment, please kindly contact Heart & Mind Clinical Psychology at least 48 hours prior to your appointment time via phone or email. Failure to give 48 hours’ notice of cancellation will result in a 50% of the consultation fee being charged, cancelation 24 hrs or less before the booked appointment, or non-attendance of booked appointments will result in full consultation fee being charged.


If appropriate, Telehealth appointments (video call or telephone) are also available. Medicare rebates can also be accessed for Telehealth sessions.