How can I make an appointment?
You can make an appointment simply by getting in contact with us.
At this time we will be able to discuss your needs for counselling and make a plan to get started. It will also be a good opportunity for you to ask any questions you might have.
Please be aware that there is a currently a WAITING LIST for counselling services. Unfortunately we are unable to offer any urgent appointments.
In order to be placed on the waiting list, use the Contact page to send us a message or call on 0403 065 254.
How much will it cost?
This is a fee paying service. The cost for a one hour counselling session will depend on your circumstances. This can be discussed in more detail when you contact us.
Medicare Rebates are available when you have a Mental Health Care Plan, which can be accessed from your GP, psychiatrist or paediatrician. This is provided under the Better Access to Mental Health Care Scheme.
A limited number of free counselling spaces are available for eligible clients only, under the following programs:
- Primary Health Network Mental Health Service (PHNMHS – formerly ATAPS) provides counselling services to people who may not have access to other mental health services due to financial barriers. Click here to find out more.
- NSW Victims Services provides counselling services to victims of violent crimes that have occurred in NSW. To find out more about this, click here.
- Bulk billing is available for Low Income Earners when you have a Mental Health Care Plan. Please note there are a limited number of these spaces available.
To find out more about our fees, as well as eligibility and availability of these services through Hope Counselling Service NSW, please get in Contact with us.
Please check out the FAQs for more information on what to expect at your first appointment.
If you have any other questions, please get in touch via the Contact page or call us on 0403 065 254.