Frequently Asked Questions

A summary of our frequently asked questions is available below. To see the answers to any of the questions please click the heading and you will be taken to the relevant page. If you have any questions that are not answered below please contact us on 02 8814 5703 or reception@talbotpsychology.com.au or complete our general enquiry form. We would be happy to hear from you and to answer your questions.

General Enquiries

 

What is the difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist?

What is the difference between a clinical psychologist, psychologist, counsellor and therapist?

When should I seek professional help?

My child is in preschool. Is it too early to see a psychologist?

Is medication an effective substitute for therapy?

Is therapy confidential?

Do you provide therapy under the WorkCover or ATAPS schemes?

Fees and Rebates

 

How much does it cost?

What methods of payment are accepted?

Do I need a referral?

Can I claim some of the session fees back from Medicare or my Health Fund?

What if I need to cancel my appointment?

Treatment and Appointments

 

What is evidence based practice?

What can I expect from therapy?

How do I make an appointment?

How long are appointments?

How long does therapy take?

I live in a regional or rural area can I still access treatment?

Frequently Asked Questions

A summary of our frequently asked questions is available below. To see the answers to any of the questions please click the heading and you will be taken to the relevant page. If you have any questions that are not answered below please contact us on 02 8814 5703 or reception@talbotpsychology.com.au or complete our general enquiry form. We would be happy to hear from you and to answer your questions.

General Enquiries

 

What is the difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist?

What is the difference between a clinical psychologist, psychologist, counsellor and therapist?

When should I seek professional help?

My child is in preschool. Is it too early to see a psychologist?

Is medication an effective substitute for therapy?

Is therapy confidential?

Do you provide therapy under the WorkCover or ATAPS schemes?

Fees and Rebates

 

How much does it cost?

What methods of payment are accepted?

Do I need a referral?

Can I claim some of the session fees back from Medicare or my Health Fund?

What if I need to cancel my appointment?

Treatment and Appointments

 

What is evidence based practice?

What can I expect from therapy?

How do I make an appointment?

How long are appointments?

How long does therapy take?

I live in a regional or rural area can I still access treatment?