Our service supports children, young people, families, couples, adults, and older adults across the lifespan.
We are accredited to deliver services including Medicare (Mental Health Care Plans), NDIS, Workcover, TAC, VAP/Victims of Crime, Open Arms Counselling Service (Veterans and Families), Private Health Insurance, EAP and Self-funded self-referrals.
We help clients with psychological and mental health difficulties including anxiety, depression, stress, burnout, adjustment, trauma, grief & loss, separation, life stage and change, relationships difficulties, self esteem issues, mental health in the context of disability and injury, carer support, major Mental Health Disorders, and substance use and abuse issues.
Our Psychologists and Mental Health Social Workers use a variety of interventions according to client's needs, including CBT, ACT, DBT, Schema Therapy, Family work, Parent-Child work, Play Therapy, EMDR, Poly-Vagal informed therapies, and, Psychodynamic Therapies.
We are a private clinic and fees apply. Someone clients may be eligible for funding or rebates under various government initiatives.
Our clinic offers clinical and medico-legal assessments for diagnosis, reporting and recommendations. Our Clinical Psychologists are available for Disability Support Pension (DSP) assessments and reporting to meet Centrelink requirements.
Our Psychometric Assessment Clinic in Lancefield, Victoria, offers child, adolescent and adult Cognitive Assessments, Intellectual Disability and Adaptive Behaviour Assessment, Education and Specific Learning Disorder Assessments and Coordination of Comprehensive Needs Assessment for Autism Spectrum diagnosis and recommendations.
A cognitive assessment is used to assess a person's intellectual function(IQ). The tests administered are the Wechsler Preschool & Primary Scale of Intelligence – Fourth Edition(WPPSI), Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children – Fifth Edition(WISC), or Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale – Fourth Edition(WAIS), depending on the persons age. These tests can assist with identifying how an individual processes information and identify cognitive strengths and weaknesses.
Educational(Specific Learning Disorder) Assessment
An educational assessment is used to assess a person’s academic functioning. The test administered is the Wechsler Individual Achievement Test – Third Edition(WIAT) and the cognitive assessment may need to be conducted in addition. This test provides information regarding a person’s academic strengths and weaknesses, informing eligibility for educational services and diagnosis of a specific learning disability, for example; dyslexia, dyscalculia, or dysgraphia.
Autism spectrum disorder, commonly shortened to Autism or ASD, is a developmental condition that can impact individuals at all stages of life. The assessment involves a clinical diagnostic interview with a person's parent/guardian/close friend called the Autism Diagnostic Interview – Revised(ADI-R), the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule – Second Edition(ADOS), a cognitive assessment and additional assessment questionnaires may to be completed by parents, teachers or other family members too.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, most commonly abbreviated to ADHD, is a neurodevelopmental disorder that impacts people of all ages. The tests administered are the cognitive assessment, a diagnostic interview(DIVA) and assessment questionnaires to be completed by parents/family members or teachers. Please note that a Psychologist is not able to prescribe medication for ADHD, for medication, a Psychiatrist assessment would be necessary.
We are a private clinic and fees apply for assessment and reporting. Some clients may be eligible for funding or rebates under various government initiatives.
Our flexible delivery telehealth web-meeting services can provide high quality psychological, mental health and wellbeing support, supervision and secondary and other consultation for psychologists, care and health care professionals, professionals working with clients with mental health concerns and workplaces, wherever you are!
We have clinicians available to deliver services under Medicare, NDIS, TAC, Workcover, Victims of Crime, Open Arms Counselling Service (Veterans and Families), Private Health Insurance and for self-referral. Our clinicians have a wide variety of experience and availability to suit your patient's needs.
Easy, self-managed or assisted referral and booking processes for Case Managed and Self-Managed NDIS clients seeking counselling and therapeutic support services. Experienced staff that understand the unique needs of NDIS clients.
Open Arms Counselling Service accredited staff who are available for Veteran and family support, in office or via teleheath. Easy self-managed booking processes after we receive your referral from Open Arms.
Our flexible delivery telehealth (web-meeting) services can provide high quality psychological and mental health support on any internet capable device, wherever you are! Remember to find a quiet, confidential space for your appointment.
Our flexible delivery telehealth and web-meeting services can provide high quality psychological, mental health and wellbeing support, supervision, secondary and peer consultations for psychologists, care and health care professionals and workplaces, without leaving the office!
We love our role as a regional and telehealth placement and supervision facility for Master of Psychology students, Psychology Interns (Provisional Psychologists) and Registrar Psychologists (Clinical and Counselling). It is our way of contributing to the ongoing mental health care of our community. We have a limited number of low-cost psychological services (face to face and telehealth) available as part of this program. All services are delivered under supervision. GP, agency or self-referrals are welcome.