Our Fees

The fees below are for our in-person and telehealth appointments. Payment is required at the time of booking.
Individual Counselling
First Session – $130.00

60 minutes

Ongoing Sessions – $115.00
50 minutes
Family Therapy / Couples Counselling
Initial & Ongoing Sessions – $195.00
50 minutes

Melbourne Therapy and Counselling Centre is not a walk-in clinic. For all appointments, please make a booking.

Cancellation / Reschedule & Refund Policy

We have established a cancellation/reschedule & refund policy to ensure the efficient management of our schedule and to provide fair treatment to all our clients. To ensure that we can optimise our appointment schedule, maintain reduced operational costs (including the schedule of fees we set for our clients), and accommodate other clients in need of our services, the following policy applies:

1. Booking and Payment:
To secure your appointment, all appointments must be paid in full at the time of booking. This helps streamline the process and ensures your reservation is confirmed.

2. Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations made within 24 hours of the scheduled appointment will be subject to a cancellation fee equal to 100% of the session cost as these sessions cannot be rescheduled. No shows will also incur 100% of the session cost.

Cancellations made between 24 and 48 hours of the scheduled appointment will be subject to a cancellation fee equal to 50% of the session cost and clients will receive a refund for the remainder of the amount paid.

Cancellations made more than 48 hours from the scheduled appointment can receive a full refund (less processing fees of $5.00) of the original session fee or a credit note towards their next appointment.

3. Reschedule Policy:
Re-schedules made within 24 hours of the scheduled appointment will be subject to a reschedule fee equal to 50% of the session cost as it is difficult for us to fill these spots at the last minute.

4. Refund Policy:
All refunds will incur a processing fee of $5.00 AUD. This fee covers our administrative and processing fees associated with the original booking and subsequent cancellation.

Medicare Rebates and Private Health Insurance

Please note, we do not offer Medicare Rebates or Private Health Insurance Rebates. At Melbourne Therapy and Counselling Centre, we believe mental health support and assistance should be easily accessible and affordable as far as possible for all those who require help.

Our fees are therefore below the gap payment (your out of pocket expense) in relation to most mental health services (eg: psychologists, social workers, etc.) and clients therefore do not require a GP Referral or a Mental Health Care Plan to see us. Appointments are therefore available quickly and easily so you and your family can get the best care at the right time. Additionally, counselling sessions do not form a part of your My Health Records.

We are able to see NDIS funded participants who are self-managed or plan managed only. Prior to making an appointment, please contact us via our contact page to confirm eligibility.