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A Little Something About Us....

We tried to find available, affordable, and cool psychologists whom we connected with. We quickly found out that they were either not available until a few months later, on the other side of town and there was no time to get to sessions, or not affordable because of financial circumstances (some of us need to feed our kids!).

We started Good Minds because we were once struggling ourselves and wanted to feel Good ASAP.

Therefore, out of hours, 7 days a week is very common for us.

Since telehealth started, it has made it easier for clients to reach out to us, not having to lug their backsides to the couch of a psychologist, they could be at a park, in their cars, on a break from work, or at home in their PJs to name a few scenarios.

That allowed our Good Minds psychologists to also be flexible as well, setting their own hours of operations and availability.

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We believe that everyone deserves accessible mental health care! We don’t charge gap fees for sessions during 9-5pm and we bulk bill through Medicare!

  • Remote sessions; phone or video it’s your choice

  • 20 sessions per calendar year covered by Medicare (with a valid Mental Health Care Plan from your GP). No out-of-pocket expenses*

  • We are operating 7 days a week

  • Remote sessions allow us to be Australia wide

  *Affordable gap fee applies to outside of normal business hours AEST

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Our Services

Are you looking to get UNSTUCK and need some support or guidance that you can't get from friends or family?

We try to keep our sessions simple, supportive and sometimes fun. Clients who see us range from as young as 8 through to 65+.

Our areas of expertise are (but not limited to):

 
Mental Health & Well Being
  • Affected by Covid-19

  • Anxiety

  • Chronic illness

  • Depression

  • Eating Disorders

  • Finance stress

  • Grief & Loss

  • OCD

  • Personality Disorders

  • Relationship issues

  • Sleep issues

  • Trauma

  • Work stress - organisational restructure, career change, career progression

Life Stages
  • Developmental (children)

  • School/university stress

  • First time dads

  • Parenting stress

  • Life coaching

  • Retirement adjustment

Meet

The Team

We’re professional, qualified and ready to work with you.

 

Check out our profiles and book an appointment with one of us.

Our Fees

Bulk Bill! Bulk Bill!

 

Finding it hard to find affordable registered psychologists? We know, we’ve been there too, and when you find one, they are either not available until a few months later or life has gotten a hold of our finances! Well, Good Minds hopes to provide you with sessions NOW and we fully bulk bill, no gap fees for sessions.

Medicare covers 20 free sessions for each calendar year

Under Medicare, with a Mental Health Care Plan referral from your GP, you are eligible for 6 sessions initially. If you require additional treatment, you can seek a further 4 sessions from your GP. Due to Covid-19, Medicare allows another set of 10 sessions which would require you to seek another GP referral.

No Medicare or have used up the 20 free sessions?

Without MHCP, each session will cost $90 for a registered psychologist, $130 for a clinical psychologist. We try to keep our fees affordable.

Other Fees?

We understand that sometimes sh*t happens, so please try to give us advanced notice of greater than 24 hours, otherwise we will have to charge you $50 (+cc fees) for the missed session.

 
 

Frequently asked questions

Why do I need to present a Mental Health Care Plan (MHCP)?


MHCP lets you claim up to 20 sessions each calendar year and at Good Minds, we do not believe in charging a gap fee.

Without MHCP, each session will cost $90 for registered psychologist, $130 for clinical psychologist. We try to keep our fees affordable.




If this is free for anyone with an Australian Medicare, why do I need to enter my payment details?


We have a no-show or late cancellation fee of $50 (+cc fees) and this will be deducted from the payment details you have provided.




Can I change the appointment if something crops up without incurring a fee?


Absolutely! As long as you provide 24hours notice, no cancellation fee will be charged.




How do I access the online sessions?


After booking, you will receive an email that contains an access link to our video sessions.




If I don’t feel connected with the psychologist, can I make the change?


Certainly possible with no questions asked. At the end of the day, we would like you to feel at home in our online sessions so you can have the best support you need.





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We Are Hiring

Good Minds is looking for General and Clinical Psychologists to provide super star online consultations and support to individuals requiring mental health support.

What's in it for you?

Just as it is fuss free for our clients, joining our practice means you don’t have to worry about bills, marketing or managing your practice. We look after all the ordinary stuff and you just focus on you, your client and getting paid

  • Flexible working hours – you decide your availability, full time or part time

  • Mobility – you are not restricted by geography so you can work wherever you are as long as you have access to a reliable internet or phone connection

  • No admin burden – leave this with us as we sort this out for you

  • Remuneration – we are a bulk-billing practice so you will receive the Medicare benefit with a small management fee deduction

Who do we seek?

Whether you are coming back from a break or have some spare hours within your week that you would like to see some clients, we would love to hear from you.

You need to be;

  • ·Registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

  • ·Eligible for provider registration with Medicare Australia

  • ·Have an ABN and professional indemnity insurance

  • ·Committed to practical outcomes, use evidence based therapeutic approaches and be comfortable to deliver your sessions remotely

  • ·Use our practice management system to set your availabilities, view your appointments and report on their progress

Does this sound like you?

Drop us a line at talent@goodminds.com.au and we will get back to you within 48hours.

 
 

Contact Us

We are all working remotely, so it’s best to drop us an email and one of us will either email you back or give you a call if you provide your number.

Alternatively, book an appointment now and get 20 free sessions through Medicare

Email: hello@goodminds.com.au

Location: Australia wide, we might get an office soon though!

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