Sydney Centre For

Psychological Medicine

Psychiatrist, Clinical Psychologists, Psychologists and Social Worker

More Than 20 Years Of

Medical Excellence​

Sydney Centre for Psychological Medicine is a psychiatric medical practice, which was established in Parramatta in 2000. It is located in the heart of Parramatta only a few minutes from Parramatta Train Station, Bus Terminal and Westfield Shopping Centre. This practice provides a wide range of mental health services through our experienced Psychiatrist, Clinical Psychologists, Psychologists and Social Worker.

We accept referrals for treatment for the following conditions :



In addition to providing psychiatric and psychological treatment for different disorders, this practice also conducts
Cognitive Assessments (IQ Testing) and various Psychometric Assessments
for children and adults. The practice also conducts Medico-Legal Assessments for Civil and Criminal Litigation.

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Our Fees

Psychological Consultations

Range from $180 to $250 
per consultation

Psychiatric Consultations

Range from $300 to $650 
per consultation

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Yes, you will need a valid referral from a GP to see a psychiatrist, or a Mental Health Care Plan to see a psychologist or a social worker. The referral is mandatory by Medicare for consultation rebates. 

Mental Health Care Plan (MHCP) is a General Practitioner Assessment of your mental health, and it is required by Medicare to see a psychologist or a social worker. It allows you to claim rebates from Medicare for an initial 6 consultations, and further 4 sessions upon request.

Medicare rebates can be processed at the time of consultation at our practice. Medicare rebates are credited within 48 hours to your nominated bank account that is held with Medicare.

Claims are usually processed straight away, but they occasionally take as long as three working days.

Some private health funds provide rebates for psychological consultations. We can provide you with a receipt of payment which you can claim from your private health fund. Private health funds do not rebate psychiatric consultations.

Yes, we currently offer telehealth services to our clients, however, this may change subject to Medicare changes to guidelines.  Please contact the practice for further information.

Yes, our psychiatrist and psychologists provide assessments and ongoing treatment for patients who have approved insurance claims. You will need to be referred by your family doctor and obtain an approval for psychiatric/psychological treatment from your insurance company, prior to making the appointment.

If you are coming by car, we recommend that you park at Parramatta Westfield. Exit Parramatta Westfield at Level 2 near St George Bank, to Argyle Street, and cross the road near the railway bridge. We are the first building on the left. Please allow extra travel time as Westfield parking is often busy. If you are coming by bus or train, we are about a 3 to 5 minute walk from Parramatta Train Station and the Bus Terminals. Please use the Google map on the website for further directions.

An initial consultation with a psychiatrist or a psychologist is up to 60 minutes. Subsequent psychiatric consultations are 30 minutes. All consultations with our psychologists and social worker are up to 60 minutes.

Yes. You can request a report to Centrelink, Department of Housing or Department of Immigration from some of the clinicians. These reports are not covered by Medicare, and they incur a separate fee.

Yes, you can have your partner or a significant other be present with you during a consultation if you wish.

Our practice is open Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 5:30pm. We are not an emergency service. If you require assistance after hours, you can contact your family doctor, nearest hospital or emergency service by dialling 000

Yes. We send a courtesy SMS reminder, prior to your appointment. We require a notice of cancellation of appointments at least 48 hours prior to the appointment time and date. Cancellations short of this period will incur a cancellation fee. The cancellation fee ranges from $75 to $445 depending on the clinician. Should you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment, please contact us at least two days before your appointment date.

We utilise Translating & Interpreting Services for patients who don’t speak English. However, Dr Samir Benajmin, Lillian Mawad and Dina Soufy speak Arabic language fluently.

About Us

Sydney Centre for Psychological Medicine

If you are looking for the best Clinicians in Sydney, Australia, this is a renowned medical practice with over 20 years of experience. The practice is easily accessible from the train and bus terminal in Parramatta. Our medical practice provides a wide array of services which makes us the ideal choice if you are looking for mental health services in Sydney. Our highly qualified team offers the right assistance and treats every client with care and compassion.

Apart from the above-mentioned counselling services, our medical practice also provides Cognitive Assessents (IQ testing) and various Psychometric Assessements for both children and adults.

Mental health issues should never be ignored. In fact, it should be given highest priority as it affects our daily lives. It is extremely important to get expert treatment for mental health issues. At Sydney Centre for Psychological Medicine, our experienced team of mental health experts will help you in your journey.

  1. Panic Disorder 
  2. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  3. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  4. Anxiety Disorders 
  5. Mood Disorders 
  6. Bipolar Disorders 
  7. Psychotic Disorder 
  8. Attention Deficit Disorder 
  9. Sexual Disorders 
  10. Personality Disorders 
  11. Childhood Behavioral and Learning Disorders
  12. Dementia and Cognitive Impairment

Apart from the above-mentioned counselling services, our medical practice also provides Cognitive Assessments (IQ testing) and Learning Assessments for both children and adults.

  1. Cognitive Assessments (IQ testing) – A cognitive test, also known as an IQ or psychometric assessment, helps to identify potential for learning and preferred learning style. It can determine the severity and impact of cognitive deficits or identify intellectual giftedness. This assessment usually accompanies an adaptive functioning assessment to determine whether a person meets the criteria for intellectual disability.
  2. Learning Assessments – This type of assessment is an act of gathering information about any individual and how capable are they to learn new things. This assessment also identifies the reason for hindrance in the learning process.
    Mental health issues should never be ignored. In fact, it should be given highest priority as it affects our daily lives. It is extremely important to get expert treatment for mental health issues. At Sydney Centre for Psychological Medicine, our experienced team of mental health experts will help you in your journey.
  3. Academic Assessment – An academic assessment measures performance in a range of academic skill areas and how this compares with their peers and grade expectations. It is used for a diagnosis of a specific learning disorder such as dyslexia.
  4. ADHD Assessment – An ADHD assessment is a comprehensive evaluation to identify a presentation of Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It aims to evaluate problem behaviour particularly in the areas of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity.
  5. Autism Assessment – The diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) requires a comprehensive psychological assessment using a range of tools. It assists with evaluating unique behaviours, interests, and social and communication difficulties.
  1. Behavioural Assessments for Children Assessment – The comprehensive assessment helps you understand the behaviours and emotions of children and adolescents e.g. aggression, anxiety, social skills, and self-esteem. It can identify challenging behaviours that are developmentally inappropriate for the child’s age and evaluate the effectiveness of behavioural interventions.