It is recommended to see your GP to talk about the possibility of getting a Mental Health Care Plan prior to seeing a psychologist. You don't need a referral from a GP to see a psychologist, but it can be much more affordable to get a Mental Health Care Plan.
Private Health Insurance rebates may be available if you are not to using a Mental Health Care Plan or have finished your plan.
Sessions fees are as follows :
$240 - 60 min session
If eligible there is a Medicare rebate of $136.35 (Out of pocket $103.65)