Psychology, Counselling
& Mental Health

Psychologist Session

Psychological Support

WHAT WE HELP WITH

Some of the main reasons people seek psychological support include depression, anxiety, adjustment, stress management, drug and alcohol, gambling and behavioural issues in children.

HOW WE HELP

Some of the modalities our psychologist work with include:

- EMDR

-Cognitive Behavioural Therapy CBT)

- Behavioural Therapy

- Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

- Play Therapy

- Schema Therapy

- DBT*

HOW MUCH WILL IT COST

Sessions with a Psychologist for psychological support are $181 per hour for a general psychologist and $216 for a psychologist with a clinical endorsement.  Sessions with a Mental Health Social Worker for psychological support are $170 per hour.  A GP referral may entitle you to a Medicare rebate with both our psychologists and mental health social worker. We charge the recommended fee set by NDIS, Workcover, TAC and VOCAT for people referred under those systems.

 

We offer limited community funded sessions for people in financial hardship through our charity arm.  We can also offer limited discount sessions for those who are struggling with covering the gap, but who may not otherwise be eligible for a community funded place with our client.  To discuss eligibility, please contact us on 8692-9949

REFERRALS

We accept referrals from:

- GP Mental Health Care Plans

- NDIS

- Workcover

- TAC

- VOCAT

- Self referred

Child Psycholgist

Psychological Assessments

WHAT WE HELP WITH

United Minds offers a comprehensive child, adolescent and adult assessment service, including:

- Cognitive/Giftedness assessments

- Educational assessment

- Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) assessment

- ADHD assessment 

HOW LONG DO THEY TAKE

The amount of time taken to complete a full assessment varies, depending on the reason for the assessment. Usually, you will have an initial assessment, one or more assessment sessions and then a feedback session.  You will be given a full feedback report at your final session.

HOW MUCH WILL IT COST

The cost of the assessment will depend on a number of factors. Our friendly intake team will discuss this further over the phone during intake.  However, you can expect to pay $181 per 50-min session.  In addition, there is a fee payable for the comprehensive report provided at the feedback session which varies from $500-750 (plus GST) per report. A Medicare rebate may be applied in some circumstances.  

We offer limited community funded assessment sessions for people in financial hardship through our charity arm.  To discuss eligibility, please contact us on 8692-9949

REFERRALS

No referral is needed for this service

Happy Couple

Relationship Counselling

WHAT WE CAN HELP WITH

Some of the main reasons people seek relationship counselling include:

- Improve communication

- Resolve arguments

- Develop and explore plans for the future

- Reconnect after having children

- Address betrays, trust and commitment issues

- Build strong foundations pre-marriage

- Perinatal support

- Exploring transitions into parenthood and parenting issues

- Revive intimacy, romance, appreciation and friendship

- Understand each other better

- Create rituals of connection

- Spend time together

HOW MUCH WILL IT COST

Fees starts from $110 per therapy session. There is no Medicare rebate available for this service.

DO I NEED A REFERRAL

No referral is needed for this service

Psychologist's Office

Community Clinic
(NOW open)

WHAT IS THE COMMUNITY CLINIC

Our community clinic is a low cost clinic operated by provisional psychologists who are in their 6th year of training.  They are heavily supervised by registered board approved supervisors.  

HOW DO YOU HELP

Our provisional psychologists can offer the same services our fully registered psychologists can offer. This includes individual psychological therapy and psychological assessments.

WHAT ARE THE FEES

This service fee is heavily reduced and offered at a low rate of $80 per 50 minute session. Psychological assessments are also offered at a reduced rate. Please note: the student assessment service is only available to people who have a concession card. The counselling service is available for all community members.

DO I NEED A REFERRAL

No referral is needed for this service. No Medicare rebate is available for this service.