Referrals can be made by the individual, their carer, General Practitioner (GP), Psychiatrist, other healthcare professionals, NDIS Support Coordinators, or Case Managers.
At Positive Wellbeing Psychology, we welcome referrals under Private Health, the Better Access to Mental Health Care initiative, ATAPS, and other Third-Party agencies. By referring to Positive Wellbeing Psychology practice, you are connecting individuals with a skilled psychologist from anywhere in Australia.
We are a warm and caring private practice that is committed to reducing life’s barriers to accessing support via providing online psychology. We deliver high-quality online psychology to adolescents and adults to improve their mood, self-esteem, relationships, performance goals and overall life satisfaction. Our skilled psychologists adopt only evidence-based therapies and techniques shown in research to improve mental health and wellbeing.
The Australian Government has several options when it comes down to Medicare subsidised psychological therapy sessions. Below you can review a few of these options:
What is the additional 10 sessions due COVID-19 pandemic?
The Australian Government will provide 10 additional Medicare subsidised psychological therapy sessions for people subjected to further restrictions in areas of impacted n the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. The additional Medicare subsidised sessions will allow people in eligible areas who have used their 10 sessions to continue to received mental health care from their psychologists.
Please note the new item will apply to people subject to public health orders restricting their movement within the state or territory issued at any time from 1st July 2020 to 31 March 2021. and to people who are required to isolate or quarantine under public health orders.
Individuals will be required to have a Mental Health Treatment Plan and a review with their GP to access additional sessions. This measure will commence on Friday 7 August 2020 and be available until 31 March 2020.
Read the full article on the Department of Health website here.
At Positive Wellbeing Psychology, our private practice adopts a number of measures to provide the best practice and client outcomes. We endeavour to:
To enquire about an appointment with Positive Wellbeing Psychology, please complete our Online Contact Form here. We will be in touch with you shortly via your preferred mode of communication. Please note that appointments are not booked until we respond to your enquiry and confirmed your preferred appointment date.
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