Rates & Fees

Please contact Dr Olga Lavalle directly to discuss fees.

 Medicare:

To be able to claim the Medicare rebate, you will need to see your GP to discuss your eligibility. If suitable, your GP will formulate a Mental Health Care Plan (MHCP), and services can be bulk billed. With a MHCP you are entitled up to 10 sessions per calendar year, with 6 initial sessions, followed by a review by your GP regarding an additional 4 sessions of treatment if required.

A GP MHCP with a referral is necessary if attending sessions under Medicare.

WorkCover:

Dr Olga Lavalle is an approved WorkCover provider for psychological injury in the Workplace.
You will require a referral from a GP or Psychiatrist stipulating that psychological services are required.
You must bring a signed WorkCover medical certificate to your appointment.

Private Health Funds:

Many private health funds provide a rebate for sessions with a psychologist. Please contact your fund to enquire about the whether you are covered.

12 hours ago

Dr Olga Lavalle

This is an OMG moment!

I still can't believe the news I have received late this afternoon. I am shocked, excited and cannot believe this.

My published book 'The New Normal: A Widow's Guide to Grief' has won two international awards in the 2019 eLit Book Awards.

Gold in the Category - Ageing/Death and Dying
Silver in the Category - Women's Issues

The eLit Awards are an international awards competition committed to illuminating and honoring the very best of English language digital publishing.

Thank you to
Reen Mercer for writing the Foreword

Maggie Wilde my publisher for challenging me to write this book, to put pen to paper and capture the wealth of experience that I had within me.

My children (Alex Lavalle, Chloe Lavalle, Jarred Lavalle) my partner (Gary Angelucci) family and friends for your support when I was writing the book.

Adriana Gervaise for organising my book launch last year, Lincoln Humphries for emceeing my book launch, and everyone who attended.

And thank you to everybody who has purchased my book you have an AWARD WINNING BOOK!

To purchase a copy go to www.awidowsguidetogrief.com/OrderBook

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