Services & Fees

Adult Counselling

At Psychology CAFFE we offer focused psychological services aimed at adults of all ages to assist with many of the difficulties which may be faced in life.

Our experienced clinicians focus on providing a safe, private, and non-judgemental space for you to share your concerns and to work on strategies to assist you in returning to living a meaningful, enriching life, upholding and acting in line with your values.

We can assist you with dealing with any of the difficulties that you may experience in life.

Some of the common issues which we help our clients with include:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship breakdown
  • Job dissatisfaction
  • Termination or redundancy from employment
  • Stress
  • Communication difficulties
  • Assertiveness training
  • Periods of transition or change
  • Grief and loss

Please note that we do not currently offer couples counselling, and recommend contacting other private practices on the North West who may be able to offer these services should you require them.

Child/Adolescent Counselling

We currently offer a wide range of psychological services specific for adults, children and adolescents. We understand that as children and adolescents grow and change, their needs will be very different.

Our trained child psychologists are sensitive to development across the lifespan, and your individual child’s journey through growth. We offer services aimed at an appropriate level for your child, wherever that may be.

Assessment

We offer expert assessment services for a range of issues concerning child and adolescent clients. These include:

  • Attachment and Developmental assessments
  • Assessment of anxiety and depression and other childhood emotional disorders
  • Assessment and treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorders and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD), several clinicians provide treatment under the Helping Children with Autism Package and are National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provider
  • Psychometric assessment for cognitive/intellectual disabilities, giftedness and learning disorders (more info)
  • Family and Forensic assessments for court
  • Family based treatment for relational difficulties and behavioural problems

Consultation with a Psychologist or Mental Health Accredited Social Worker

$255 for Initial Consult – $235 thereafter

Our standard consult fee for a 50 minute consult is $235 with a Psychologist or Mental Health Accredited Social Worker. Initial/first consultations have an additional $20 charge, to account for extra time required for preparation and paperwork.

Psychology CAFFE is not a bulk billing practice however with a Mental Health Care Plan referral from your GP, you will be eligible to receive Medicare rebated appointments for up to 10 sessions per calendar year. Please note that Medicare rebates (typically $92.90 for a 50min session with a registered Psychologist, or $81.90 with a registered Social Worker) do not cover the full cost – a gap fee will still apply.

Alternatively if available, you may wish to claim a session through a Private Health Fund (ie; St. Lukes, Medibank, HCF, etc). As health funds differ on which services are covered & how much they will pay out, it is up to the individual to check whether sessions will be covered. Please also note you cannot claim on both Medicare and your health fund – it must be either one or the other.

Consultation with Principal Psychologist

$275 for Initial Consult – $255 thereafter

Our standard consult fee for a 50 minute consult with a Principal Psychologist is $255. Initial/first consultations have an additional $20 charge, to account for extra time required for preparation and paperwork.

Psychology CAFFE is not a bulk billing practice however with a Mental Health Care Plan referral from your GP, you will be eligible to receive Medicare rebated appointments for up to 10 sessions per calendar year. Please note that Medicare rebates (typically $92.90 for a 50min session with a registered Psychologist, or $136.35 with a Clinical Psychologist) do not cover the full cost – a gap fee will still apply.

NDIS Service Fees

As a registered NDIS provider, Psychology CAFFE follow the current NDIS Price Guide for services delivered through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), and follow the requirements of the NDIA.

Psychology CAFFE are able to accept clients with NDIA, Plan, or Self-managed funding; for an up-to-date list of fees we charge, please see the latest NDIS Price Guide. More information about pricing can be found on the NDIA website.

If you have any questions or concerns, we encourage you to please get in touch with us.