FAQS

Referrals:

You can contact Ingrid directly by phone or on- line to make an appointment. T; 0450 008 264.  GP referrals can be faxed to F: 03 8640 0656.

A GP referral is not necessary to access counselling services, and self referrals are welcome.  However,
with a referral from a GP you will be able to claim a Medicare Rebate, towards the costs of each session. 

Health Card concessions are available on request.  Please discuss with Ingrid.

Sessions:

Medicare will rebate 10 counselling sessions per calendar year under a Mental Health Treatment Plan with referral from your GP. 
Sessions are generally weekly or fortnightly,  dependent on each  individual/couples need.  Sessions usually run for 50 - 60 minutes.

Current fees are $140 per session.

Memberships:

Ingrid is a Clinical Social Worker and an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker.
As well as holding memberships with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW), Ingrid is also a Professional member of The Australian Association of Family Therapists and holds memberships with the International Centre for Excellence in Emotion Focused Therapy, and the Australian Centre for Emotion Focused Therapy (Couples).

To find out more about the AASW accredited Mental Health Social Workers; follow the link below;
http://www.aasw.asn.au/information-for-the-community/mental-health-social-workers

To find out more about the Australian Centre for Emotion Focused Therapy follow the link below: http://www.aceft.com.au

The International Centre for Excellence in Emotion Focused Therapy (couples) link is:  http://www.iceeft.com/index.php/about-us