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At Talking Works, we are committed to provide high quality and affordable treatment. Our fees are set below those recommended by the Australian Psychological Society (APS).

Individual Sessions

Standard fee: $150

Standard fee for 50 minutes session.

Extended sessions attract a higher fee.

Gap payment of $62.55.

Saturday fee: $180

Standard saturday fee for 50 minutes session.

Extended sessions attract a higher fee.

Gap payment of $92.55.

Concession fee: $130

Concession fee for 50 minutes session between 1pm to 4pm.

Concession card (student ID, health care card or centrelink card) must be provided prior to booking.

Gap payment of $42.55.

NDIS fee: $214.41

NDIS fee for 50 minutes session.

Participant must have a self-managed plan.

Mental Health Care Plan holders are eligible for rebates of $87.45 for up to 10 sessions per calendar year.

To be elegible for a rebate, you must visit your doctor with our name, address, and email on hand so your doctor can make out the referral. If you do not have a regular GP, we can refer you to a GP within our network.

Assessments

An assessment provides a comprehensive understanding of an individual strengths and weakness, and is capable to provide a accurate profiling of the examinee. It can be used to provide strategies and recommendations to parents, teachers and carers, as well as a diagnosis.

Each individual assessment has a specific goal to it:

The Autism Assessment aims to explore the person's developmental profile to determinate whether they meet diagnostic criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

A Career Assessment supports the individual to identify their strengths and areas of positive outcome in their careers.

The Cognitive Assessment identifies the the cognitive and intellectual functioning of the examinee;

A Educational Assessment identifies the examinee's learning profile and academic capacity; 

Autism Assessment Package: $1500

Package includes:

  • Assessment;
  • Report with recommendations;
  • Feedback session.

Children under 13 who are referred for diagnostic assessment by a paediatrician or child psychiatrist are eligible for a partial rebate through Medicare (around $340.00 in total).

Career Assessment Package: $1300

Package includes:

  • Assessment;
  • Report with recommendations;
  • Feedback session.
Cognitive Assessment Package: $900

Package includes:

  • Assessment accordingly to the examinee's age:
    • WPPSI for children aged from 2 years and 6 months old to 7 years and 3 months old;
    • WISC for children and adolescents from 6-years-old to 16 years and 11 months old;
    • WAIS for adolescents and adults from 16-years-old to 90 years and 11 months old.
  • Report with recommendations;
  • Feedback session.
Educational Assessment Package: $1800

Package includes:

  • Cognitive assessment accordingly to the examinee's age:
    • WPPSI for children aged from 2 years and 6 months old to 7 years and 3 months old;
    • WISC for children and adolescents from 6-years-old to 16 years and 11 months old;
    • WAIS for adolescents and adults from 16-years-old to 90 years and 11 months old.
  • Education assessment;
  • Report with recommendations;
  • Feedback session.

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