Medicare Rebate

medicare_rebateSince November 2006, the Commonwealth Government has introduced the Mental Health Care Plan, which is a way to assist people who could be experiencing mental distress.

If this information is applicable to you then you will need to obtain a referral from your General Practitioner (GP).

Under this new Mental Health Care Plan, an Australian citizen is entitled to 20 individual counselling sessions per year. These sessions can be of 30 or 50+ minutes duration.
Under the same mental Health Care Plan, you are also entitled to 20 group counselling sessions per year. These sessions are of 90 minutes duration.
This Mental Health Care Plan will cover a significant part of your counselling fee. Please contact reception at (03) 9495 0102 for more information.