Client information

Consultations

  • Psychological sessions are 50 minutes in duration.
  • Appointments are available on weekdays.
  • Fees are to be settled at the time of consultation by cash or cheque.
  • Medicare rebates are available to clients with a Mental Health Care Plan completed by their General Practitioner and private health fund rebates are also available.
  • It is the policy of the practice that fees apply to cancellations within 24 hours.

Privacy Policy

Personal information is collected and handled in accordance with the Australian Psychological Society Code of Ethics (2007) and Australian Privacy Principles (APPs: 2014).

Confidentiality of personal information is maintained as per ethical standard A.5.2 of the Code of Ethics (2007); Psychologists disclose confidential information obtained in the course of their provision of psychological services only under any one or more of the following circumstances:

  1. with the consent of the relevant client or a person with legal authority to act on behalf of the client;
  2. where there is a legal obligation to do so;
  3. if there is an immediate and specified risk of harm to an identifiable person or persons that can be averted only by disclosing information; or
  4. when consulting colleagues, or in the course of supervision or professional training, provided the psychologist:
    1. conceals the identity of clients and associated parties involved; or
    2. obtains the client’s consent, and gives prior notice to the recipients of the information that they are required to preserve the client’s privacy, and obtains an undertaking from the recipients of the information that they will preserve the client’s privacy.