Dr Dennis Shum

MBBS, FRANZCP, FHKCPsych, Dip Clin Hyp, PostGrad Dip Mentl Hlth Sci
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  • Telehealth video conferencing

Initial Booking Fee: $330

Follow up gap session fee $110

Click below to see information on:

  • Session Fees
  • Assessments and reports
  • Other Fees
  • Non attended session fees
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Session Fees:

Please note all sessions will be submitted to medicare for payment, with possible gap payment of up to $80 as required.

Your account must be paid in full prior to requesting any further services.

Medical report fees:

$150 per page (number of pages depend on the complexity of the report).

These fees are not covered by Medicare.

Other fees:

  • Prescriptions request (non-urgent): $30.00
  • Prescriptions request (same day service): $50.00
  • Filling out forms/writing a note: $30.00
  • Telephone consultation: $30 per 5 minute block (first 5 minutes free)

These fees are not covered by medicare. However, you can avoid these fees by requesting these service during your consultation.

Non attended session fees:

I require 2 full working days (Monday-Friday only) notice should you need to cancel or re-schedule your appointment. You must do this by telephone.

  • If you give us 2 or more business days’ notice: no fee
  • Less than 2 business days’ notice: $100.00
  • Less than 24hrs notice: $200.00

This fee must be paid in full prior to requesting any further services.

Out of courtesy to our professional relationship, I request that you provide at least 7 days notice to cancel an appointment as I have limited appointments available.

  • Tuesday: 8:45am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 8:45am - 5:00pm

Hello, my name is Dr Dennis Shum

I see adults with all psychiatric conditions except eating disorders and drug abuse. I have been working in psychiatry since 1981, and I have been in private practice since 1992.

I have a strong interest in psychotherapy and have trained in many different approaches for decades. Now I use whatever is best for each individual, whether it be education, mental practice, skills building, hypnosis, cognitive work or insight development.

I treat each person as a whole, combining psychiatric treatment, psychotherapy, nutrition, biofeedback and coaching.

I speak English and Cantonese. I have conducted workshops and given talks on areas of my interest.

Issues I can help with
Perinatal Depression & Anxiety
Anger Management
Depression & Mood
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Sleep Difficulties
Stress Management & Relaxation
Trauma & Ptsd
Relationship Counselling