At SECAP, we have always strived to keep our costs affordable, enabling as many people as possible access to our services. Our out of pocket expenses are lower than many providers. Sometimes, there will be no out of pocket cost at all.

Effective 1 May 2021 our fee schedule is as follows:

General Psychologist
$155 (Medicare rebate $88.25)*
Appointments after 4pm attract a premium of $30, as do weekends

Clinical Psychologist
$195 (Medicare rebate $129.55)*
Appointments after 4pm attract a premium of $30, as do weekends

*The Medicare rebate applies if you have a valid referral (called a Mental Health Care Plan) from a GP, psychiatrist or a paediatrician, issued within the past 12 months. Otherwise standard fees apply.

Bulk Billing
Bulk billing is offered to eligible clients, i.e Centrelink concession card holders with a valid referral (Mental Health Care Plan).
Bulk billed appointments are available Mon-Fri 9am to 4pm only.

Relationship & Family Counselling
Relationship (couples) and Family counselling is $185 per session at all times.

The fees quoted are payable in full on the day of appointment by cash or EFTPOS facility.
Medicare rebates are generally processed within one business day into a bank account of your choice.

You do not need to have a referral in order to make an appointment.

You also do not need a referral if you are claiming via your private health fund. However, you will need to self-claim, so please ask us for a receipt.

If you are covered by NDIS, there is generally no out of pocket expense.

Some of our psychologists accept funding through TAC, WorkCover and DVA.

Medicare Safety Net
After reaching a threshold of out of pocket medical expenses, Medicare can provide higher rebates, Please visit https://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/medicare/medicare-safety-net for more information.

Cancellation Policy
We require 48 hours notice to reschedule or cancel an appointment without incurring any fees. This allows us to offer the timeslot to another client who is waiting. Where less than 48 hours notice is given, or the appointment is simply not attended, a fee may be charged unless there is a very good reason for the lack of notice or attendance. Medicare does not cover cancelled appointments. A late-notice cancellation or missed appointment impacts the psychologist, the client but also other clients waiting urgently for psychology support.
Please talk to your specific SECAP psychologist about their cancellation policy.

For further enquiries, please call 1300 554 662 or email us using the Quick Inquiry form located at the bottom of our Home page.