Fees & Rebates

Our Fees

Face to face cost per clinic consultation is Medicare Bulk Billed for home visits.

Tthe cost is Medicare bulk billed + $20.00 for travel outside the Sutherland area.

Medicare & Private Health Fund claims psychological services are now covered by Medicare when referred by a General Practitioner under a GP Mental Health Care Plan

Bulk Billing is available for all Individuals using this service.

Counselling Psychology is covered by most Private Health Funds (contact your insurer for details).

Clients with private cover are entitled to a rebate of between 20% and 80% of the fee depending on the level of cover.

Presentation of your receipt to your health fund will enable you to claim a rebate on your sessions.

Telephone Consultations

Consultations of 1 hour in length are $85.00.  30 minute telephone consultations are also avaialbe at $50.00

Please visit our Phone & Skype consultation pages to book.

Most Private Health Funds cover Psychological services. If you are a member of a Private Health Fund you may be able to claim.

Please check with your insurer to see if your level of cover allows you to claim Psychological services. If so, you will be provided with a receipt from Positive Life Solutions.

Skype Consultations

Consultations of 1 hour in length are $85.00.  30 minute Skype consultations are also avaialbe at $50.00

Please visit our Phone & Skype consultation pages to book.

Most Private Health Funds cover Psychological services. If you are a member of a Private Health Fund you may be able to claim. Please check with your insurer to see if your level of cover allows you to claim Psychological services. If so, you will be provided with a receipt from Positive Life Solutions.

Email Consultations

8 Email Consultations will be charged an overall cost of $80.00. If there needs to be a 1 hour telephone consultation to clarify issues which are difficult to do so by email, this will be $60.00.

You will need to contact us directly using our contact form or via telephone to organise an email counselling session so we can work out a personalised structure for you. 

Medicare Scheme

All our Psychologists are registered providers with Medicare. The Medicare scheme allows treatment for certain types of problems to be covered under Medicare. This includes anxiety disorders, depression, psychotic disorders, bipolar disorders, adjustment disorders, sexual disorders, conduct disorders, bereavement, post traumatic stress disorders, eating disorders, sleep problems and attention deficit disorders.

Please see your GP to see if you think you might meet the criteria for a referral under Medicare.

If you are referred by your GP under the Medicare Scheme you will need your GP to provide a written referral to Dianne Aslin.

This practice Bulk Bills per session. Under this scheme you will need to see your GP for a review after 6 sessions.

For home visits the cost is Medicare Bulk Billed + $20.00 for travel outside the Sutherland area.

Please contact us if you require more information about the Medicare Scheme.

Private Health Funds

Are you in a private health fund? Many private health funds now offer rebates for psychological services. Dianne is registered as a Health Care Provider with most of the main health funds. Please check with your health fund to see if you are entitled to psychological services Please contact us if you require more information about Private Health Funds or see our Useful Links page for Health Fund Details.