Counselling Prices, Booking and Session Policies and Information
Appointment/Session Fee (excluding VOCAT, Victims Assist)
- Standard Hours, 50 minute session
Individual Counselling - $170.00 (and 80 minute session - $250)
Phone Counselling and Video Counselling - $170.00
Couples Counselling (session 2 and beyond*) - $180.00
Family Counselling (session 2 and beyond*) - $180.00
Career Coaching, Professionals - $200.00 + GST
Career Coaching, Students - $180.00 + GST
* The initial Couples Counselling / Relationship Counselling session is 1.5 hours in length and is $ 270.00. Sessions after this are 50 minutes, and $180.00.
- After Hours and Saturdays, 50 minute session
Individual Counselling - $180.00
Phone Counselling and Video Counselling - $180.00
Couples Counselling - $220.00
Family Counselling (more than 2 people) - $220.00
Career Coaching - $220.00 + GST
NB. Most Counselling Services do not attract GST.
Standard Hours of Practice in our Townsville Office for Counselling and Psychology services (extended hours by appointment are shown in brackets and incur a different fee)
- Monday: 8.00am-5.00pm (extented hours: 5pm to 6pm)
- Tuesday: 8.00am-5.00pm (extended hours: 5pm to 6pm)
- Wednesday: 8.00am-5.00pm (extended hours: 5pm to 6pm)
- Thursday: 8.00am-5.00pm (extended hours: 5pm to 6pm)
- Friday: 8.00am to 1.00pm (extended hours 7am to 8am)
- Saturday: Closed.
- Sunday: Closed.
GP Referrals and Medicare Rebates
GP referrals are not required to see a psychologist, however they are welcome. If you are referred to Be Psyched by your GP through a Mental Health Treatment Plan, you are able to receive a Medicare rebate of $84.80 per standard session, for up to 10 allied health services in a calendar year. Ask us how on (07) 4420 2191.
Private Health Insurance
You are welcome to use your Private Health Insurance. We can process your Private Health Insurance onsite, or alternatively, we can give you everything you need to be able to submit your claim via email. All health insurers are different, and we recommend that you contact yours to ascertain your rebate. The following Private Health Insurances for Psychology and Counselling services are able to be processed onsite:
Budget Direct Health
CBHS Corproate Health
Frank Health Insurance
Teachers Health Fund
WorkCover, VOCAT, Victims Assist
You can access our psychologists through WorkCover, VOCAT and Victims Assist at now charge to you. Please provide your claim number at the time of booking, along with any other relevant documentation e.g. Workers Compensation Medical Certificate (if you have been referred by your GP).