Jacqueline van der Klooster
Clinical Psychologist
BPsych (Hon) MPsych (Clinical)

Cost for sessions

By appointment only

Session Fees

 
For Telehealth sessions, an invoice is emailed to you. Payment is completed via transfer to bank account.

PRIVATE SESSION FEES
$170 private session no referral required
Health Insurance claims depend on your provider, so please check your coverage with them.

Cancelled appointments without 24 hours will attract an $88 fee, with no health insurance rebate. Not attending with no notice attracts the full fee with no rebate.

MEDICARE GAP FEES 
Individual Psychological Therapy items provided by a clinical psychologist.

$174.50 paid on the day - rebate of $128.40 refunded by Medicare to your bank account.  This leaves an out of pocket fee of $46.10 per session.

Concession card holders -  $164.50 paid on the day - rebate of $128.40 refunded by Medicare to your bank account.  This leaves an out of pocket fee of $36.10 per session.

Cancelled appointments without 24 hours will attract an $88 fee, with no medicare rebate. Not attending an appointment with no notice attracts the full fee with no rebate.

Medicare Funded Sessions - How does it work?
Requires a GP referral and Mental Health Care Plan before you attend your first session.  Up to 6 sessions, then a review is sent to your GP.  Your GP can then provide a review and approve up to 4 more sessions per calendar year.  Medicare funding is on specific therapies and mental health issues. DUE TO BEING IMPACTED BY COVID-19, if you live in Victoria and have used your 10 Medicare Sessions this year, you are eligible with a new GP referral to sessions 11 to 20.

OTHER SERVICES PROVIDED
NDIS, Work cover, TAC, EAP
Assessment and report writing $220 per hour including GST
Appointments after 5.00pm and prior to 9.00am subject to higher fee

Financial concerns must be discussed prior to attending any sessions