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Therapy & Counselling

What is therapy?

Psychological therapy involves talking and listening so we can assess your mental health concerns and provide evidence-based treatment.  We gather information about you and your concerns and we use our knowledge, skills and and training to assess your mental health support needs.  We will then work with you using evidence based treatments to support you with your mental health concerns and achieve your therapeutic goals.

How can it help?

Therapy & counselling can help with a range of issues.  Some of the main reasons people come to see us include:

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Adjustment

  • Stress management

  • Drug and alcohol 

  • Gambling

  • Behavioural issues in children

What type of treatment options are available at UMCS?

We use evidence based treatment and techniques in therapy.  Some of the therapy treatments and techniques we may use includes:

  • EMDR

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

  • Behavioural Therapy

  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)

  • Play Therapy

  • Schema Therapy

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Narrative Therapy

  • Interpersonal Therapy

Who do I access this service?

You do not need a referral to see one of our Psychologists, Mental Health Social Workers or Counsellors.  However, there are funding options and rebates available for some practitioners if you do have a referral. These include referrals from:

  • A GP under Mental Health Care Plan (MHCP)

  • NDIS

  • Workcover

  • TAC

  • Victims of Crime (VOCAT) 








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