Currently all our services are free. A one-off $50 payment may apply to cover the cost of materials which have to be purchased.
Referrals from school and medical professionals are welcomed but not required. Clients or parents can simply contact the Clinic and make an appointment. Each referral is subject to an intake process and approval.
As we are a teaching clinic, staffed by clinicians in training, we cannot accept referrals for clients presenting with acute or severe mental health issues. We are also unable to provide legal or court reports.
The Clinic provides client-centred, evidence-based interventions and support for a range of mental health concerns. This may include individuals, couples and families seeking assistance with:
Depression and other mood disorders
Anxiety disorders (e.g. phobias, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and generalised anxiety disorder)
Trauma and stress-related issues
Childhood behavioural and emotional difficulties
Family and personal transitions (separation, relocation, new partners, older children leaving home, transition to school/work)
Insomnia and other sleep problems
Issues of loss and grief
Work related problems and career issues
Chronic illness / disability support (e.g cancer, dementia, developmental disability)
We provide a range of formal psychological assessment packages for children, adolescents and adults. All assessments involve a comprehensive interview, psychometric testing, a report and a feedback session. Assessments can be offered in the following areas:
Learning or educational difficulties
Mental health and behavioural concerns
Specialised assessments of developmental difficulties of childhood e.g Autism Spectrum Disorders
Group and Outreach Programs
At various times of the year the Clinic provides education seminars and therapy groups. These groups reflect the area of expertise of the Clinic’s supervising staff and provide the opportunity to target specific issues in a structured manner. Group treatment can be before or after individual treatment, or it can be attended independently of other interventions.
Programs offered may cover the following areas:
Anxiety and Stress management
Sexuality and Relationships
Coping with Depression
Alcohol or other addiction problems
Parenting and child behaviour problems
Relaxation and mindfulness training
Social skills development
Self-esteem and confidence problems
Healthy eating programs
Outreach packages are available to preschools, schools, disability and aged care providers. For more informationcontact the Clinic Director.
The Clinic does not provide any crisis support. If you are in a crisis, at risk of harm or needing an immediate support, please contact the following services: