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The psychological impact of making changes

Change is often difficult, but sometimes necessary. Perhaps there’s a pattern of thinking or behaviour that is causing problems in your life? Some tips to get you started… Clearly articulate what the change is that you’d like to make – be specific about your goal! Make a list of the...

Capacity for new mental health referrals

Capacity for new mental health referrals We currently have capacity for new mental health referrals. We are offering in-person appointments, as well as Telehealth options. We offer appointments during business hours (Alex and Janene), and after hours (Paul and Elijah). All our clinicians have post graduate clinical psychology qualifications and...

Resolving trauma with EMDR therapy

Alex Corcoran, Clinical Psychologist, has advanced training in EMDR therapy, and is passionate about helping people to recover from trauma. Symptoms of trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can include: Recurring, distressing memories, while awake, or in dreams Sudden flashbacks to the traumatic event Distress triggered by reminders that...

COVID-19 clinic update

We are passionate about your physical and psychological health and well-being, and are committed to providing continuity of your care in a safe clinic or Telehealth environment. We wanted to let you know that, should you prefer to resume face to face appointments soon, the following measures are in place...

Telehealth Psychology Sessions

Telehealth Services We are keen to continue to provide support to our patients and community and are currently in the process of transitioning our service delivery to Telehealth. We have already done so with some patients over this past week and are experienced at providing Telehealth services over the telephone...

COVID-19 (‘Coronavirus’)

We are passionate about health – this includes the mental and physical health of our patients, our team and the community. With the cold and flu season coming, and with COVID-19 occurring, we wanted to let you know that none of our team members have travelled overseas recently, nor have...

Bushfires, Floods, COVID-19… and Mental Health

Mental health is affected by nature, nurture, life experiences, and the times in which we live, and it has been this latter category of influence on mental health that we have really noticed and reflected upon over the past several weeks. From fires to floods, to climate change controversy, to...

Medicare for Eating Disorders

From 1 November 2019, a new suite of Medicare Benefits Scheme (MBS) items was introduced to support a model of best practice, evidence-based care, for patients with anorexia nervosa and other eligible patients with eating disorders. The new item structure means eligible patients will be able to receive a Medicare...