About Emily Farren

Psychologist & FOunder

Emily is a psychologist who works with children, adolescents, young adults and families.

Emily has extensive experience spanning almost a decade in the mental health and alcohol and other drug sectors. Emily’s clinical experience includes roles within the community, emergency department, acute inpatient units, and private practice. 

Emily’s approach is warm, down to earth, and personalised to each young person.

Emily places great importance on taking the time to get to know the young people and families that she works with in order to maximise the trust in the therapeutic relationship.

Emily acknowledges that it can be scary to see a psychologist and will take the time to understand your fears and concerns. It is important for Emily to create a safe place for her patients to start to heal.

Emily Farren and her two dogs

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a referral?
People are often referred to see a psychologist through a referral through their GP. Emily can see people under a Mental Health Care Plan (MHCP), or for eating disorder treatment through an Eating Disorder Plan (EDP). You do not need a referral to see a psychologist, however this is full fee paying and you will not be eligible for a rebate through Medicare.
Can I see a psychologist through my private health fund?
It may be possible to receive a rebate from your private health fund dependent on your level of cover. However, you cannot claim both a rebate from Medicare and from your private health fund for the same session.
What are your fees?

The fee for a 50 minute consultation is $180. Medicare offers a rebate of $88.25 per session. Rebates can be processed the same day as your session.

Please discuss if you are experiencing financial difficulties impacting on payment for sessions. There may be some flexibility for those with concession cards.

What is your Cancellation Policy?
If you are unable to keep your appointment, Farren Psychology requires at least 24 hours notice. Appointments that are cancelled or not attended within this time period will be charged a cancellation fee which is not able to be claimed through Medicare.