Consultations

Belinda is currently seeing clients from Double Bay Wellness Centre  – 9363 4470 and Darling Street Health in Balmain – 9555 8806
Appointments can be made by phoning the clinic of your convenience or emailing belinda@belindakirkpatrick.com.au

Consultation hours are:
•   Monday 9am-6pm (Balmain)
•   Tuesday 8am-4pm (Double Bay)
•   Thursday 9am-6pm (Double Bay)
•   Friday 8am-3pm (Double Bay)

Initial Naturopathic Consultations – $180
During your initial naturopathic consultation (60mins), Belinda will talk to you about your medical history, including relevant family history as well as your current diet and lifestyle. Please bring copies of any medical reports or recent pathology tests to your initial consultation.
During this consultation, an individual health care plan will be formulated. This may include dietary and lifestyle changes, herbal medicines and/or nutritional supplements. Belinda always ensures you have a thorough understanding of how to implement the advice given.

Follow up consultations – $130
Follow up consultations are usually at fortnightly, monthly or six-week intervals depending on the conditions being treated. These appointments are 45 minutes in duration and include reviews and ongoing health assessments and possible changes to your health care plan as required.

Initial Fertility and Preconception consultations – $360 per couple
Initial fertility consultations (120mins) are for both partners. It is recommended that both partners attend, where possible. The consultation will involve assessment of the medical history of both partners and discussion of your fertility journey.
Pathology tests will be examined and referrals given for further blood, urine and semen testing, where required. Patients will be taught how to chart the menstrual cycle and a fertility diet, lifestyle modifications and appropriate herbal medicines and supplements for both partners will be discussed.

Follow up Fertility and Preconception consultations – $180 per couple
Follow up consultations are 60mins in length and usually held at monthly intervals.

Acute / results consultations – $55
15 minute consultations are available for children and adults with acute illnesses such as earaches, digestive upsets, cold and flu or other complaints. These consultations are also available to discuss test results in between appointments if required. Acute / results consultations may be done via telephone for existing patients.

Health Fund Rebates
Belinda is registered with all Australian private health funds which may provide rebates for Naturopathic appointments for patients. This will depend on your level of cover. Please call your health fund for information.
A HICAPS facility is available at the Balmain clinic which provides on-the-spot claiming for members of many Australian health funds. Health fund receipts for internet or in-person claiming are issued to every patient in Double Bay.

Net Medical Expenses Tax Offset (Australian Residents only)
Naturopathic health consultations and supplements prescribed by your practitioner can be included as part of the tax-deductible medical expenses incurred each year.
To be eligible,  you must be referred to your practitioner by a GP. To claim costs from your consultations and supplements, you will need to get a referral to your practitioner from a Doctor before you attend the consultation. For more information visit: http://atotaxrates.info/tax-offset/medical-expenses-tax-offset/
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