Abrupt discontinuation of psychiatric medication is not advised. For more support around strategic tapering contact your prescriber.
BENEFITS OF THE TREATMENT
The benefits of the treatment:
- tailored treatment according to your biochemical needs
- natural treatments - chemical free
- confidential and courteous
- psychotherapy as well as psycho-nutrition
- functional medicine tests that reveal the source of your problems
- dietary advice and lifestyle changes
- can be in conjunction with your current GP/psychiatrist treatment
- monitoring and reviewing progress
- assistance with secondary issues
Your are expected to attend a minimum 8-10 sessions, for the treatment protocol to work. You will be prescribed a natural protocol that needs to be reviewed fortnightly for the first three months, and monthly thereafter.
FROM THE 1ST OF SEPTEMBER 2016 THE FOLLOWING FEES APPLY:
Initial assessment is $250 dollars and includes admin fees for tests. Test fees are separate.
All Medicare referrals are to be used for psychological interventions as per Medicare rules.
Nutrition is a separate component of intervention.
The charges for clinical services are:
|Self referrals||Medicare referrals (mental health care plan)|
The Fees for organising laboratory tests are $35 dollars payable prior to ordering the tests.
Treatment protocols are natural and inexpensive, some will be sourced from the Compounding Pharmacy, some sourced from suppliers. A small fee may be added to the products sources by the clinic, the charges incurred are in relation to administration fees (clinician time spent ordering and collecting the products) as well as administration advice, monitoring and reviewing.
Some clients may insist that they can get the products cheaper on Ebay or other online services. We check for quality and effectiveness of our products. Should that be the case, the clinician may choose to withdraw services and allow the client to choose and self administer the product. As such, the clinician is not responsible for the outcome of such undertaking.
New Policy in relation to test results.
Tests results will only be release after the treatment is completed. The results will be discussed.
This is due to a few clients that have deteriorated after asking for test results and treating themselves.
Our duty of care and legal obligations demand that we refrain to release the written results to patients untill the treatment is over.
And administration fee of $45 dollars will incur when test results are released.
Health Fund Rebates are available for all consultation fees – please see below.
We are a Medicare Accredited Practice. Medicare accreditation means you pay less than the overall charges, making the treatment affordable and desirable.