Rates & Fees
Please contact Dr Olga Lavalle directly to discuss fees.
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.
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.