Qualified and Provisional Psychologists provide general counselling for people who are 16 years or older.
A number of evidenced based psychological interventions are used to support people experiencing difficulty managing their lives. This can result in difficulty maintaining relationships, employment, and substance abuse to name a few. Managing diagnosed mental illnesses such as anxiety and depression, dealing with grief and trauma can also be addressed.
Commonly asked questions
Do I have to pay?
To see a Psychologist it is recommended to get a mental health care plan from your doctor. To see a Counsellor there is no fee.
How long can I see the counsellor for?
A standard Mental Health Care plan is restricted to 10 appointments. However the length of engagement will be determined by the Counsellor and the client.
- Lifeline: A crisis and suicide prevention support line 13 11 14
- Headspace: Youth Mental Health 12 to 15 year olds 1800 650 890
- Barwon Health: 24 hours. Serious mental illness/In crisis 1300 094 187
- Beyond Blue: Assistance for anxiety, depression and suicide 1300 224 636