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Counselling Room

The counselling room I use is located in Heidelberg in the northern suburbs of Melbourne. The first appointment is for 90 minutes with subsequent appointments 60 minutes.  

All home-visits and walk and talk require an initial face to face counselling appointment.  

Home Visits

For home-based counselling, coaching and consulting the initial consultation is held in the counselling room in Heidelberg.  During this consultation we will discuss your requirements for home-based work.  

The recommended booking time for home-visits is two hours. Sessions are always customised to your needs and may involve tasks between sessions. These sessions are particularly well suited for situational or chronic disorganisation

  

 

Walk and Talk

Walk and Talk counselling and coaching sessions are held outside while walking. For some people, the natural environment offers an easier way to express their thoughts and feelings than in the confines of an indoor setting. For these services, the first session is conducted in the counselling room in Heidelberg 

Online and Phone Therapy

These sessions include phone and secure online (using Zoom). The duration is 60 minutes. These options are ideal if you live in regional, interstate or overseas locations (other than USA and Canada). Online and phone therapy is well suited for work between sessions for home-based clients and follow up for clients having a single session as well as providing you the convenience of attending appointments from your home.   

Single-Session Counselling and Brief Therapy

Some people may only want or require a single session of counselling. These sessions are for 90 minutes and are structured differently to how multiple sessions may be conducted. A single session does not preclude the person from having more sessions but may be only required periodically. These sessions are suitable for any range of issues include situation and chronic disorganisation, grief, managing stress, anxiety, depression, workplace and relationship issues.  

Collaborative Therapy

Some people have engaged the services of a professional organiser to help them to become more organised. A professional organiser is a highly skilled professional who can help with changes to a living or working space. Usually they will work with people to find out what their visions and hopes are for their space.

Fees and Conditions

Fees 

The initial consultation is $180 (90 minutes). The initial consultation is held in counselling rooms in Heidelberg unless otherwise organised. Subsequent consultations are $120 (60 minutes). For home visit counselling, the recommended booking time is two hours. A travel fee may apply.  

deposit will be required to secure your appointment time for home visits. A receipt will be issued. Payment can be made by credit card, direct debit or cash. Please note that I do not carry change.  

Once an appointment has been made, you will receive an email confirming your appointment. You will receive additional instructions for counselling room, walk and talk and online therapy appointments 

The day before your appointment, you will receive a reminder text (SMS). If you need to cancel an appointment, please give me as much notice as possible.  

Hours  

Appointments are available Thursday and Saturday for all services and after hours for telehealth appointments.   

Rebates 

Private Health Rebates 

If you have extras with BUPA, Medibank Private, or Police Health & Emergency Services Health you may be covered for counselling (counselling room only). Contact your provider to ascertain whether counselling services are included in your private health cover extras.  

NDIS 

I am not an NDIS Registered provider however, if you are plan managed or self-managed you can use NDIS to access counselling services.  

Better HealthCare (Medicare Rebates) 

I am unable to provide Medicare rebate assistance under Better HealthCare. 

 

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