Practitioner Fees & Rebates

Clinical Psychologist

Initial Appointment Fee* $220.00

*Our psychologists dedicate additional time to treatment planning (including collaboration with other practitioners / specialists where appropriate) following your initial appointment.

Subsequent Fee* $195.00
Possible Medicare Rebate $124.50
Out of Pocket $70.50

General Psychologist

Initial Appointment Fee* $180.00

*Our psychologists dedicate additional time to treatment planning (including collaboration with other practitioners / specialists where appropriate) following your initial appointment.

Subsequent Appointment Fee $160.00
Possible Medicare Rebate $84.80
Out of Pocket $75.20

Accredited Practising Dietitan

Appointment Fee $140.00

Possible Medicare Rebate $52.95
Out of Pocket $87.05

Exercise Physiologist

Appointment Fee $140.00

Possible Medicare Rebate $52.95
Out of Pocket $87.05

Other Clinical Services
  • Phone calls and email support outside of allocated session times will be charged pro rate of the practitioners’ session fess.
  • Reports and support letters requested by clients will also be charged pro rate of the practitioners’ session fees.
  • These fees are to be agreed upon and paid for before the required service is to be performed.
  • No Medicare rebates are currently available for these services.

Medicare Rebates

Better Access Initiative

Medicare rebates of $84.80 – $124.50 per session, for 10 sessions per calendar year are available for psychology sessions under this initiative for services concerning mental-health (i.e., anxiety, depression, eating-related).

Chronic Disease Management Plan (CDM)

A rebate under a CDM is available for clients with a chronic (or terminal) medical condition. A chronic medical condition is one that has been (or is likely to be) present for six months or longer. The CDM entitles clients to a rebate of $52.95 per session for 5 consultations per calendar year and is available for use with our psychologists, dietitians, and/or exercise physiologists.

Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA)

All of our practitioners are registered providers for the department of veteran affairs. With a DVA gold card, session fees are at no cost to the client.

Private Health Insurance

Our HICAPS electronic claims facility means clients with private health insurance are able to obtain their rebate (depending on their level of cover) at the time of appointment.

Medicare Safety Net

Clients are encouraged to register for the Medicare Safety Net, which is designed to protect high users of health services from large out-of-pocket expenses.

2015 Medicare Safety Net thresholds

  • There are different Medicare Safety Net thresholds depending on your circumstances.
    Out of pocket costs is the difference between the Medicare benefit and what your doctor charges you.
  • Schedule fee is a fee for service set by the Australian Government.
  • Gap amount is the difference between the Medicare benefit and the schedule fee.
  • EMSN is the Extended Medicare Safety Net

*Out of pocket costs is the difference between the Medicare benefit and what your doctor charges you. Schedule fee is a fee for service set by the Australian Government. Gap amount is the difference between the Medicare benefit and the schedule fee. EMSN is the Extended Medicare Safety Net*

Getting here

Public Transport

You can catch the train to Central station, and take the walkway to Wickham Terrace. Silverton Place is across the road.

Spring Hill Bus Loop. This is a free service operating on a continuous circuit between the CBD and Spring Hill precincts. Popular stops include Brisbane Private Hospital and Central Station. Please follow this link for more information about this free service

Parking

On street: There is limited metered parking available on Wickham Terrace or Astor Terrace (the street behind Silverton Place).

We have parking vouchers available for the secure carpark located at 28 Astor Terrace. These vouchers can be collected from our reception desk at the end of your appointment. Our reception team can provide more information on using the vouchers at the time of your appointment.

Secure parking:
  • Astor Terrace: Enter via Cousins Lane off Astor Terrace.
  • 28 Astor Terrace: Turn into Portman Lane off Astor Terrace (near BOQ)
  • Novo Hotel Parking: Enter via Cousins Lane off Astor Terrace.
  • United Services Club, Upper Edward St: On Upper Edward Street at the end of Astor Terrace, diagonally to the left of the lights.
  • Brisbane City Council car park: Located on Wickham Terrace. Access via Turbot Street or Creek Street (exit only from Wickham Terrace).
Patients requiring wheelchair access:

For patients with disabilities, there are two disabled car parks out the front of the building, on Wickham Terrace. Otherwise, we suggest the Wickham Terrace car park, as all the other car parks involve flights of stairs. Alternatively, you may catch the train to central station, which is directly opposite Silverton Place and has a wheelchair lift.

For crisis support, contact emergency services (dial 000) or your local hospital emergency department:
  • Wesley Hospital: 3232 7000
  • Mater Hospital: 3840 8111
  • Princess Alexandra: 3240 2111
  • Prince Charles: 3350 8111
  • RBWH: 3636 8111
  • Ipswich General: 3810 111
  • Greenslopes PH: 3394 7111
Other support services:

Lifeline (crisis support, suicide prevention) 13 11 14
Beyond Blue (depression and anxiety) 1300 22 46 36
Butterfly Foundation (eating disorders) 1800 ED HOPE

Associated Eating Disorder websites:

Eating Disorders Network Qld
Eating Issues Centre
Eating Disorders Association inc Qld Services and resources for carers