FEES & REBATES
To make an appointment in Albury, please telephone (02) 6021 0012.
To make an appointment in Heidelberg, Melbourne please telephone 1800290991.
You can also send in a request form to make an appointment with Dr Sowden.
Patients can self-refer. A patient can also obtain a referral from his/her General Practitioner. If the patient’s General Practitioner prepares a Mental Health Treatment Plan, the patient may receive up to 10 sessions per year that receive rebates from Medicare. Fees may also receive a rebate through private health insurance.
The Australian Psychological Society’s recommended fee is $248.00 per session. At this Practice, the Fees per session are $215.00. Each session lasts for 50 to 60 minutes.
Patients referred by their medical doctors through Workcover/Worksafe or other compensation authorities such as TAC have their fees covered through these agencies.
Appointments in the Albury Practice are available from 8.00am to 5.00pm from Monday to Thursday including after hours.
Appointments in Heidelberg, Melbourne are from 8.00am to 5.00pm on Friday including after hours.
Medicare provides a rebate of up to $124.50. In addition, rebates are also available through private health insurance.
FEES FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT
Fees for medico-legal assessments and other assessments can be obtained upon an enquiry being made with Dr Susette Sowden. Examples of assessment include:
- clinical assessments
- forensic assessments for criminal matters
- educational & developmental assessments for learning difficulties and giftedness
- intellectual assessments and assessments of memory
- psychological assessments for developmental difficulties such as Autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
- parenting capacity assessments
- vocational assessments