Below, you will find general information about counselling as well as information about appointment times and fees. For information about the approaches used in counselling, please visit the About Graham page.
What is counselling?
Counselling is a discussion with a trained professional which typically helps people to:
Different people seek different outcomes from counselling. Because of
this, it is important that you talk to me about what you would like to achieve from counselling.
To benefit most from counselling:
You can choose to end counselling at any time though I will often
recommend a certain number of sessions based on what has been helpful
to others with similar concerns.
People seek counselling for a wide range of issues. I can assist with:
Fees and appointments
I am available for appointments on Wednesday and Friday afternoons. I understand that due to work commitments, some people require after-hours appointments. As a result, a limited number of after-hours appointments are available. Please ring to discuss your needs.
Counselling sessions are 50 minutes in duration and attract a fee of $125 during business hours. Appointments after 5pm attract a fee of $140. Fees are due at the completion of each session and you can pay by cash or cheque. Unfortunately, credit card facilities are not available at this time.
now provides rebates to clients seeing a psychologist in relation to a recognised psychological condition. The client must be referred by a GP, psychiatrist or paediatrician who must also review progress after 6 sessions with the psychologist. Medicare provides a rebate of $84.80 per session for up to 10 sessions per calendar year. This means that for eligible clients, counselling with me equates to $40.20 per session during business hours and $55.20 per session after 5pm. For more information, please click here.