We provide individual and group-based psychological treatments for adults with a range of issues and mental health concerns. Our services are provided with expertise and care, in a pleasant and comfortable environment, centrally located and with easy access to parking.
The most common therapies we provide in our clinic are Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). Other therapies (eg. supportive therapy, Mindfulness- and Acceptance-Based behavioural therapies) are also provided.
Therapy is provided for a wide range of clinical problems including depression, anxiety (panic, worry, trauma, OCD etc.), stress, adjustment problems, health-related issues, relationship issues, Bipolar Affective Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder.
Consultation is by appointment only. While we are unable to bulk-bill for treatment, many of our clients receive rebates from Medicare (with an eligible Mental Health Care Plan) or their private health fund. Margaret and Amanda are registered with Medicare as specialist providers of Clinical Psychological services, so their eligible clients receive the highest level of Medicare rebates available.
Electronic payment and Medicare Easyclaim facilities are available. If you hope to receive a Medicare rebate to assist with the costs of Psychological treatment then you should discuss eligiblity with your General Practitioner or Psychiatrist. Your GP or Psychiatrist will need to complete valid referral documents (eg. a Mental Health Care Plan) prior to your appointment otherwise a Medicare rebate cannot be claimed. Please see the fact sheet (below) from the Department of Health for more information about Medicare rebates for psychological therapy.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an evidence-based treatment designed for people for with problems regulating strong emotions. It has substantial evidence as an effective treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) as well as other complex mental health difficulties. Click the button below to "find out more" about DBT!