Find A Sydney Psychologist That Speaks Your Language

Finding a psychologist in Sydney that will talk to you like a human being shouldn’t be a chore.

We believe that you come to therapy with everything you already need; our job is just to help you find it. Scroll down to learn more about what you will experience when you sit down for a session at Cadence Psychology.

Our Approach

Cadence Psychology focuses on creating change that matters to you so that you can get aligned with your authentic self.

Our therapists are Clinical Psychologists committed to providing you with a safe space where you can be understood. As our name suggests we want to help you tune in to your inner wisdom and make change a reality.

After all, we’re here to collaborate not to dictate.

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Get Some Money Back With Medicare & Private Health Funds

With a Mental Health Care Plan from your Doctor, you may be eligible to get as much as $126.50 back per session for up to 10 sessions each year.

Of course you’re always welcome to come see us without a referral from your Doctor.

You can also get money back by using your private health insurance to help pay for psychology sessions. Be sure to call your Health Fund before your session to determine whether you are covered for psychology sessions under your current policy.

 

Workers Compensation Psychologists

If you’ve been injured on the job you may be eligible to receive fully subsidised psychology sessions under the NSW Workers Compensation plan. 

Cadence Psychology is a registered provider of Workers Compensation therapy in North Sydney, NSW.

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Our Fees

No need to ring us just to find out our rates. We charge $210 per 50 minute session between 9am-4pm, and $230 for sessions outside these times. The Australian Psychological Society’s recommended fee for a standard 50 minute consultation is currently $254.

Cadence Psychology provides you with the HICAPS billing system which allows you to pay for your session and then receive your Medicare and Private Health Cover rebates immediately. 

Medicare and EFTPOS cards are required in order to process rebates.

How We Can Help You

Change starts with honesty. We won’t claim to be able to treat every problem on earth, but we’re great at collaborating with you to work thought the following emotional and life issues:

  • Addictions
  • Anger
  • Burnout
  • Chronic pain
  • Depression
  • Exam anxiety
  • Generalised anxiety
  • Geriatrics
  • Grief and loss
  • Life transitions
  • Motivation
  • OCD
  • Perfectionism
  • Phobias
  • Procrastination
  • Relationships
  • Self-esteem
  • Sex therapy
  • Sleep issues
  • Social anxiety
  • Stress
  • Time management
  • Trauma
  • Work/life balance

We focus on evidence-based treatments including Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Schema Therapy to help bring about practical change in your life. 

Telehealth Psychology Sessions

Whether you’re in outback NSW or just up the coast, we believe that everyone should have access to quality psychological services. 

We provide Skype/Zoom sessions for clients that don’t have a psychologist in their area, or who just really want to work with Cadence Psychology.

Check with your GP about getting a rebate under Medicare, as this is an options for clients who live in remote sections of NSW as listed under the Modified Monash Model. 

Medicare rebates of $126.50 per session are available for telehealth therapy now in response to coronavirus. There is also limited availability for bulk billing telehealth sessions for clients who are:

At least 70 years old

  • At least 50 years old or over and is of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • Pregnant
  • Parent of a child under 12 months old
  • Person under treatment for chronic health conditions or who are immune compromised

Can't Make It?

Should something pop up for you, we will always try to do our best and find you a new session time. But it’s important to know that if you cancel a session within 48 hours of your booking, we do charge a cancellation fee.

We ask this so that we have sufficient time to offer cancelled appointments to others who may be waiting to be seen and in need of care.

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First Time Seeing a Psychologist In North Sydney?

When you first contact us to make a booking we’ll find you an appointment and schedule in a time for an initial chat over the phone to determine your needs. We’ll also send out a Welcome Pack with everything you need to bring to the first session with your psychologist.

At your first face-to-face session (50 minutes) your psychologist will invite you into the room and conduct and initial assessment where the two of you can create a shared understanding of whatever you’re stuck on at present. From there the two of you will determine a pathway forward to achieve your goals.

Future sessions (50 minutes) will seek to implement your shared plan using a range of evidence-based psychological techniques and strategies.