Medicare Referrals

The Medicare Better Access to Mental Health Care initiative means that clients can access up to 10 psychotherapy sessions per calendar year, partly funded by Medicare. To learn more about this program you can view the above PDF or consult your General Practitioner or psychiatrist. 

 

Department of Veteran

Affairs Referrals

 

 

Gold Card and White Card holders (and family members) are eligible for treatment for diagnosed posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, addiction, regardless of the cause. See the above PDF and http://www.dva.gov.au/health-and-wellbeing/mental-health for further information.

Private Health Funds

Clients with a private health fund may be eligible to claim full or partial funding of psychology sessions. Private health claims cannot be made in conjunction with Medicare.Contact your health fund provider for further information on your policy.