Psychology

Psychologists work closely with doctors to help ensure their patients are provided with the most effective evidence-based treatments for their emotional and psychological concerns.

Some specific issues that psychologists are trained to deal with include:

  • Fears, phobias, and anxiety problems
  • Eating and weight control problems
  • Improving relationships between people
  • Stress and chronic pain
  • Depression and grief
  • Sexual problems
  • Sleeping problems
  • Compulsive and addictive behaviour
  • Children’s learning and behavioural difficulties
  • Developmental disorders e.g. autism
  • Improving performance in sport
  • Personal growth.

No referral required for private consultations.

You may be entitled to Medicare-subsidised counselling under the GP Mental Health Care Plan Scheme. Please ask your doctor for details and a referral.