What are the charges for assessment and treatment sessions?
The rates vary according to the specialist, as well as for therapy versus assessment. In order to receive a complete price list for all services please email or call us and we will send you the complete details.
Can I pay by Credit Card or EFTPOS?
The clinic locations all have credit card and EFTPOS facilities. Cash or cheque payments are also accepted. All our mental health professionals require that you pay the amount due at the end of each session, unless a prior arrangement has already been made.
Do I need a referral from my doctor?
If your treatment is to be supported by Medicare, you will need a referral from your doctor under the Mental Healthcare Plan. If Medicare rebates are not required then you will not need a referral from your doctor. Simply call to make an appointment. Referrals are also not needed in order to claim rebates or refunds from your private health insurance fund.
Will my treatment costs be covered by my private insurance?
Clinical psychologists and consultant psychiatrists at the clinic are registered with a wide range of health funds. Check with your private health cover provider to see whether your package includes such cover, and how to make a claim.
Will my costs be covered by Medicare?
In order to be eligible for a rebate, you must be eligible for the scheme and referred by your GP, your psychiatrist or a paediatrician. Your GP will need to prepare a Mental Health Treatment Plan before referring you to our clinical psychologist. You should book a longer session with your GP to enable time for this.
You can receive a rebate for up to 10 individual clinical psychology sessions per calendar year, plus an additional 10 group therapy sessions with a clinical psychologist per calendar year. IMPORTANTLY, Medicare does not provide rebates for neuropsychological assessment, including our 60 minute neuropsychological screening session. After the clinical psychologist has completed the assessment, you will be given advice as to whether you could benefit from meeting with one of our consultant psychiatrist’s.
Rebates are also available for consultant psychiatry sessions.
Still have questions? Please contact us anytime! We look forward to hearing from you.
(08) 9301 1222 (Calls received by Balanced Health Clinic)
Balanced Health Clinic Suite
104/6 Walsh Loop,
Joondalup WA 6027
0416 817 107
(upstairs, look for the green tree logo),
Chelsea Professional Centre,
145 Stirling Highway,
Nedlands WA 6009
Friday: 8:00am - 6:00pm