Appointments with Sonja are $185 per 55 minute (individual consultation) & $225 per 60 minute (couple & family consultation). Extended session times are available at an additional fee. (Please note the Australian Psychological Society recommended Fee is currently $254 for a standard 45-60 minute individual psychological consultation). Skype and Phone based Consultations may be available following the initial consultation. You do not need a referral from your GP unless you are wanting to claim a rebate through medicare. Fees can be paid by cash, cheque, eftpos and all major credit cards (no Amex).
HEALTH FUND REBATES
Sonja is a registered Private Health Fund endorsed Psychologist. If you belong to a private health fund you may be able to claim a rebate for your sessions. Rebates vary between health funds dependent on your level of cover. Please check directly with your fund for more information. Please note: rebates only apply to face-to-face based consultations.
Sonja is a registered Medicare Australia endorsed Psychologist. If you wish to claim a rebate through Medicare you will need to bring a referral letter (addressed to Sonja Plecas) and a Mental Health Treatment plan from your GP or Psychiatrist. Under this plan you are eligible for up to 10 individual sessions per calendar year and can receive a substantial rebate for your sessions (minimum rebate: $86.15 per session and up to 80-100% of the fee once you have reached your Medicare safety net).
For further information please contact Medicare on 132 150 or visit: http://www.psychology.org.au/medicare/fact_sheet/.
Please note that you will not be able to claim a rebate on any couple, Skype or phone based consultations. You can now claim your Medicare rebate on line. To claim please visit: www.humanservices.gov.au.
BOOKINGS AND CANCELLATIONS
Bookings to see Sonja are essential. Please ensure you arrive on time to gain the full consultation time. Please note: as a courtesy to other clients, additional session time will not be possible for late arrivals. Please allow reasonable notice to cancel or change your booking so that your your appointment time can be offered to somebody else on the waiting list. To avoid a fee please allow atleast 48 hours notice, otherwise an amount will be charged to cover admin costs. Cancellations within 24-48 hours notice 50% fee payable and 100% payable for cancellations within 24 hours notice of your booking time. Please note that you will not be able to claim a rebate on any cancellation fees.
HOW DO I BOOK AN APPOINTMENT TIME?
If you would like to book a time to see Sonja or if you have any further questions please call the Holistic Psychology Centre on
Ph: 02 9964 0099. The Health and Wellness Australia admin team will be more than happy to assist you.