FAQ – Questions About Counselling


Our Counselling offices are located in Beaumaris and Moorabbin.

No, you do not need a GP referral. You can just contact us to make an appointment.

The cost of a one hour session is $110, or $90 (concession – health care card, pension, etc).
The first appointment is normally an extended session (one and a half hours) – $140 ($125 for concession). Private health insurance rebates are available (see below).

Yes, Listen and Care Counselling is registered with Medibank, Bupa, AHM and Police Health. Clients with extras cover can apply for a rebate through their Health Insurance provider by providing their Counselling receipt.

No, at this time Counsellors are not included in the Medicare Rebate Scheme and cannot offer bulk billing. Our fees are comparable to the Gap fee for other allied health services.

Yes. Chris provides counselling services to Plan-managed and Self-managed NDIS clients and has an NDIS Worker Screening Check.

Visit our NDIS webpage for full details

Your first session needs to be paid in advance, either on-line via Stripe, or by direct credit (contact us for Banking details).
For the second appointment you can pay by EFTPOS, Mastercard or Visa on the day (using a Square reader).

Yes. Chris will email the intake forms to you for signing before the first session, or you can complete them on the day.

Yes, Chris has a current Public Liability and Indemnity Insurance Certificate.