With a Mental Health Care Plan (MHCP) from your doctor, you will be able to access a Clinical Psychologist. A Clinical Psychologist is a fully qualified psychologist who has additional post graduate study in a specialised field of psychology (an area of endorsement). The cost of a CLINICAL psychology consultation (50 minutes) is $201.50 which is payable at the time of your appointment. A Medicare rebate can be provided for this service of $126.50
You will also require a MHCP and referral from your doctor to see a general psychologist. The total cost of $151.35 is payable at the time of the appointment. A Medicare rebate of $86.15 is available.
All provisional psychologists at Healthwise have been selected because of their outstanding performance and competencies. Whilst Provisional Psychologists (also known as 'interns') are still in their practical stage of study, they all hold registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA). You will not need a referral or care plan but it is always best practice to talk to your doctor. There is NO rebate available for a Provisional Psychologists.
With the presentation of a valid DVA Health Card, an individual can access a psychologist without a fee. HealthWise Queensland will invoice the Department of Veteran Affairs on your behalf. A referral from your GP is required.
For PLAN and SELF managed participants only. We ask you to pay the full fee of $210 (per hour) up front and we will invoice the plan manager on your behalf so the full fee is returned directly to you. We can also bill directly to some providers with prior arrangement - just ask.
Healthwise Qld provide over 40 psychometric tests and also provide FORENSIC assessments and Competency and Capacity testing. As there are too many to list here our typical fee is $250 per hour but this may vary depending on the test. The most common requests are listed below.
Includes assessments such as the WISC-IV, WAIS V, WMS-IV, sensory profiling, adaptive functioning, memory and executive functioning tests (e.g. dementia screening). We offer a large range of psychometric testing so please feel free to ask. Our fees are $250 per hour for facilitation of tests, scoring and report writing.
Some organisations require specific testing by a Clinicial Psychologist (e.g. Autism diagnosis for disability or NDIS, etc). All DSM-5 related conditions that have higher diagnostic requirements will be charged at $250 per hour as per Australian Psychology Association (APS) fee scales.
Where group education, training or corporate coaching is requested, the fee is $300 per hour and travel $85 per hour.
Fees correct as per January 1, 2020 *** GST excluded ***