What to expect
Liz Moriarty & Associates provides highly professional yet personable support for mental health and other life challenges. Our services include counselling, therapy, dispute resolution services, critical incident debriefing, and tailored staff training programs. Established in 1993, the team at Liz Moriarty & Associates have developed an accessible and dependable practice servicing the Limestone Coast and upper South East region.
If you are visiting us for counselling and/or therapy, it is common to feel nervous prior to your first appointment. This information is designed to disambiguate and make the process easier for you.
Arrival and access
Please arrive 5-10 minutes prior to your appointment time. Our reception area is located at the rear of the building, with full wheel-char access. Limited off-street parking is also available at the rear of the building.
Appointments are available from Monday - Friday between 9am and 6pm. After-hours and phone consultations may also be available, depending on availability. Sessions usually run for 50-60 minutes unless otherwise arranged.
Liz Moriarty & Associates have a 24-hour cancellation policy. This is to ensure that we are able to offer this time to other clients in need of support. If you do not attend, or cancel your appointment with less than 24 hours notice, you will be charged the full consultation fee. Please note that rebates through Medicare are not available for cancelled or unattended appointments.
Referrals and payment options
You are not required to have a referral for your GP to access counselling services. For self-referrals, a full consultation fee can be paid on they day of your appointment.
If you have been referred your GP or treating specialist and have a Mental Health Care Plan, you will be eligible for a Medicare rebate under the Better Access scheme. Most GPs prefer you to schedule a double appointment in order to compile the referral. Please ensure you bring a copy of the Mental Health Care Plan to your first appointment in order to claim the rebate.
If you are attending via an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) or Return to Work Rehabilitation program, please contact us to discuss your eligibility.
Payment is preferred on the day of consultation. For your convenience, we accept the following payment methods:
If you wish to make a direct deposit, please contact us to obtain our bank details.