All counselling is by appointment. Appointments can be made at either of the centres, Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 4:00pm.  Evening appointments are available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Counselling sessions are approximately 50 minutes in length.

Fee Structures

Karinya attracts little government funding, but as a not for profit organisation we keep our fees as low as possible.

Fees per counselling session are as follows:*

Glen WaverleyMelton
Individuals $78.00
Couples $93.00
Families $93.00
Supervision $78.00
Individuals $70.00
Couples $85.00
Families $85.00
Supervision $75.00

*Fee’s listed apply to sessions with our qualified counsellors. For fees for psychology services please phone Karinya on 03 9802 2886.

Reduced fees available!

Our student clinic offers almost qualified, well supervised gifted students at $35.00 / hour or lower in cases of need.

Generally, concession fees are $20.00 lower than the corresponding full fee for those holding a government concession card. Consideration may be given to those demonstrating financial hardship.

Cancellation of Appointments

Karinya requires at least 24 hours notice if you need to cancel an appointment; otherwise a cancellation fee will need to be applied to cover costs.

Waiting Lists

Appointments can usually be made within 24 hours although it may take a little longer if a specific counsellor or psychologist is requested.