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Psychology and Living

We are a small suburban practice in Brisbane at The Gap. The two principals are Peter Pacey and Liliana Pacey. Peter is available for consultations most weekdays and Liliana is currently unavailable.

Psychology and Living is an approved Brisbane MIND provider. Brisbane MIND is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health, and is managed by Brisbane North PHN.

Our Services Business Hours.

Psychologists and Medicare

Since 1st November 2006 Medicare Rebates have been available for treatment of mental disorders by all registered psychologists who have been granted a Medicare Provider Number by Medicare Australia.

To receive treatment under the new Medicare Items you must be referred to a Psychologist by a General Practitioner (GP), Psychiatrist or Paediatrician. Your GP will need to complete a mental health treatment plan before referring you. If you are seeking a referral please tell your GPs receptionist when you book your session as a slightly longer appointment will be necessary.

The current situation is that in any one calendar year, clients are allowed a maximum of 10 single consultations plus 10 consultations as a member of a group.

Of course you may continue seeing a psychologist after you have used all your Medicare visits but you will then only be covered by you Health Insurer. We are registered with Medicare and with all the major health insurance providers in Australia.

Before visiting any psychologist you can check their current registration status here.

Medicare Pregnancy Support

In addition to the Mental Disorder Medicare items referred to above, there are specific items for Pregnancy Support for eligible practitioners. Our practitioner has completed the eligibility criteria, as a result we are able to offer our clients up to 3 Medicare Rebatable sessions for Pregnancy Support Counselling. The Medicare items are applicable to women who are concerned about either a current pregnancy, or one that occurred in the previous 12 months. A referral from a GP is needed to see a Psychologist for this counselling.

Business Hours

We are open from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Evening appointments can also be arranged if needed.

If you are interested in making an appointment please see our list of Services. We always recommend you call us initially to make an appointment as we would like to have a short conversation just to ascertain our mutual suitability. Of course, if you have been referred by another party, then this is probably not needed.

Email: Psychology and Living.

Phone: (07) 3300-5265

Mobile: 046688-2442

SMS: Tap to SMS