Fees

Belinda Ratcliffe’s fees are significantly lower than the Australian Psychological Society Recommended Fee of $238/hour (effective July 1st 2015).

Belinda Ratcliffe is an approved specialisist disability services provider in NSW under the NDIS.

All fees (effective July 1 2016) are reviewed regularly in line with the NSW NDIA price guide.

All patients attend an initial appointment.

  • Initial appointment: $175.57/ 50 minutes 

Ongoing Therapy Services

  • Therapy and/or training and/or behaviour support: $175.57/ 50 minutes
  • Travel for home/school visits: $175.57/hour

Formal Assessment Services*

  • Autism Diagnostic Assessment (conducted over 3 appointments):  $1404.56 includes:
    • (1) Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) (2 hours at clinic)
    • (2) Autism Diagnostic Interview (ADI-R) (3 hours at clinic)
    • (3) Comprehensive report with recommendations
    • (4) Parent feedback session to discuss results and recommendations (1 hour at clinic)
  • Cognitive/Developmental Assessment (conducted over 3 appointments): $877.85 includes:
    • (1) Cognitive/IQ or developmental assessment (1 hour at clinic)
    • (2) Parent interview and assessment of adaptive behaviour (1 hour at clinic)
    • (3) Comprehensive report with recommendations
    • (4) Parent feedback session (1 hour at clinic)
  • Combined Autism Diagnostic and Cognitive/Developmental Assessment (conducted over 4 appointments): $1843.48 includes
    • (1) cognitive/IQ test or developmental assessment and/or assessment of adaptive behaviour (1 hour at clinic)
    • (2) Autsim Diagnoistic Obeservation Schedule (ADOS-2) (2 hours at clinic)
    • (3) Autism Diagnostic Interview (ADI-R) (3 hours at clinic)
    • (4) Comprehensive report with recommendations
    • (5) Parent feedback session (1 hour at clinic)

*The format of the formal assessment services is individualised to each patient and is discussed at the initial appointment

For further information about the NDIA please visit the NDIA website.

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For patients not able to access the NDIS, Belinda Ratcliffe is also an approved Clinical Psychology medicare provider. Partial medicare rebates may apply on fees for patients referred for clinical psychology services by a GP, Paediatrician or Psychiatrist.

  • The current Medicare for Clinical Psychologists rebate is $124.50/ session for 6 sessions (and up to an additional 4 sessions following a review) per calendar year.

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Private Health fund rebates may apply for services not provided under the NDIS or Medicare. Patients are advised to check with their individual provider as private health fund rebates vary.

Clinical supervision fees:

  • $175.57/ hour (For supervision held at the clinic)
  • $140.45/hour (For supervision over telephone/Skype or outside of the clinic)

Customised training and outreach clinics in regional/rural areas:


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