Jumpstart Psychology is committed to making psychological services accessible for all clients. We charge the following fees for a standard psychological consultation of 51-60 minutes:
Dr Vanessa Spiller
The cost of a standard consultation is $180. For those who hold a GP administered Mental Health Plan you may be eligible for a Medicare rebate of approximately $124.50 per session leaving an out-of-pocket charge of approximately $55.50. The medicare rebate is available for up to 10 sessions in a calendar year.
Many private Health funds also offer rebates for attendance at psychology service. Please contact your healthfund for details of what is covered. This service uses HiCaps so you may only be required to pay the gap at the end of your consultation.
JumpStart Psychology is happy to offer a limited number of bulk-billed appointments for those experiencing financial hardship. To be eligible for these you must be a holder of a Centalink concession card as well as having a GP administered Mental Health Plan. These services incur no out-of-pocket charges. Please advise our administration officer if you wish to be considered for one of these appointments.
Centalink concession card holders who do not have a GP administered Mental Health Plan will be charged $124.50.
Professional supervision incurs a standard fee of $180.
Please contact Dr Spiller for a costing for any training requirements you may have.
The Australian Psychological Society (APS) recommended fee for a standard psychological
consultation of 45-60 minutes is $241 (until June 2017)