What to expect

It is common for people to feel a little nervous, so we have made sure that our offices are private and comfortable. The team of psychologists here at Cortex are friendly and very approachable.

What happens during a consultation?

During your first visit, an assessment of the individual or group need is conducted to ensure that the services provided are specifically tailored and delivered in a structured and well-organised manner.

Therefore, what happens during the first session depends upon your needs when accessing our service. In most cases, the psychologist is there to discuss your situation and listen to you. You may be asked some questions about your background, present situation and any future goals that you may have. This will assist your psychologist and yourself to formulate a management plan with your particular needs and expectations in mind.

How much does it cost to use Cortex services?

Fees for service will vary depending on the nature of the referral (rebates apply for some referrals). Comprehensive information will be available to you at the time of your contact. If you are referred to our service under a Mental Health Care Plan by your General Practitioner (GP) or specialist you will be entitled to a rebate for your session (up to 10 sessions per calendar year).

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