Sabrina Ong

Sabrina Ong

Forensic Psychologist
BA (Psych)(Hons), MPsych (Forensic), MAPS

Sabrina has been registered with the Psychology Board of Australia (AHPRA) as a Psychologist since 2010 and holds endorsement in Forensic Psychology. She completed her Bachelor’s in Psychology degree with honours at the Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) and her Master of Forensic Psychology degree at Bond University.

After graduating, she became a Senior Research Assistant for three years and published research articles, book chapters and other publications in the areas of vocational rehabilitation, return-to-work, cultural linguistics, offending behaviours, and fitness to stand trial. She also conducted family violence assessment for the Department of Immigrations and Border Protection for two years.

In private practice, Sabrina works with children, adolescents and adults to cope with various mental health concerns including anxiety, depression, anger, substance use, trauma, grief, self-esteem, cultural adjustment, and marital issues. She can provide therapy in English, Mandarin and Hokkein and is a NAATI accredited Paraprofessional interpreter. She utilizes CBT, ACT, DBT, Schema Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Compassion-Focused Therapy, and trauma-focused therapy approaches.

Sabrina has a special interest in the treatment of trauma/PTSD and has been actively furthering her training and knowledge base in this area. In particular, she has been developing her skills in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy through the EMDR institute and is in the process of becoming an accredited practitioner with EMDRAA. She is also currently doing a Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) to become an accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (FDRP) that will allow her to help people going through separation or divorce to resolve disputes.

Sabrina does not bulk-bill, but will consider reduced fees for those experiencing extreme financial difficulties.

 

FEES FOR PSYCHOLOGY SESSIONS

 

Clients with a GP referral including a Mental Health Treatment Plan provides a Medicare rebate that can be claimed for up to 10 sessions in a calendar year.

 Private health funds may provide a rebate for some of the sessions.

50-Minute Consult Fee Concession/

Student Fee

APS Recommended Fee $251
Up-Front Fee $150.00 $120
Medicare Rebate $86.15 $86.15
Out-of-Pocket Cost $63.85 $33.85
Cancellation Fee* within 36 Hours $100
25-Minute Consult Fee Concession/

Student Fee

APS Recommended Fee $140
Up-Front Fee $80.00 $70
Medicare Rebate $61.05 $61.05
Out-of-Pocket Cost $18.95 $8.95
Cancellation Fee* within 36 Hours         $100

*Cancellation Policy:

If your appointment is cancelled within 36 hours of your scheduled appointment, we will do our best to replace your appointment. However, if we are unable to replace your appointment, a $100 fee will be charged to you. This fee will need to be paid directly by you and cannot be passed on to Medicare or any other third party.