$160 for a 50 minute appointment.
You do not need a referral to attend counselling. However, you may be eligible for Medicare rebate or fully subsidised counselling with a GP’s referral.
Under the Federal Government’s Better Access to Mental Health Scheme your GP can refer you for up to 20 subsidised Medicare sessions. The current Medicare rebate is $77.10 per session. Please discuss this with your GP.
Kate is a registered PSS provider for NSW Health in the Central Eastern Sydney area. Under this scheme you may be eligible for up to 12 counselling sessions with no cost to you. You can find out more about PSS referrals here and by speaking with your GP.