The Open Forum 2020 Video is ready to see …

The Video of the Community Discussion held on Saturday 29th FEB 2020 … is ready to watch. This Project has been many months in the making from conception through the struggles of execution to the final phases of completion. This Video of the Project is a beginning that we hope to consolidate and develop in…

Upwey Psychology ~ Fee Increase from 1 July 2020

New Medicare items available to all Australians People affected by bushfires can access mental health treatment without a referral or mental health treatment plan from 17 January 2020. Consultations may be in person or via Telehealth or Video Conferencing. Also, in order to access these services, it is not necessary that you were actually in…

News ~ Anxious about the Corona Virus?

Constant media coverage about the coronavirus can keep us in a heightened state of anxiety. Try to limit related media exposure and instead seek out factual information from reliable sources such as the Australian Government’s health alert or other trusted organisations such as the World Health Organization. Keep things in perspective When we are stressed,…

News ~ Herbal Help for COVID-19 Prevention

Covid 19 Prevention CoV is an enveloped, positive-sense single-stranded RNA (ssRNA) virus belonging to the Coronaviridae family. The CoV family consists of several species and causes upper respiratory tract and gastrointestinal infections in mammals and birds. In humans, it mainly causes common cold, but complications including pneumonia and SARS can occur. (van der Hoek L.…

News ~ PM releases $2.4 Billion to protect Australians from COVID-19

Telephone and Video Consultations with Medicare Rebates The Australian Government has unveiled a comprehensive $2.4 billion health package to protect all Australians, including vulnerable groups such as the elderly, those with chronic conditions and Indigenous communities, from the coronavirus (COVID-19). The package provides unprecedented support across primary care, aged care, hospitals, research and the national…

Toolbox ~ Support for The Open Forum

Self Care Support during and after attendance at The Open Forum Mindfulness is an excellent, immediate and accessible way to reorient jaggered attention using breathing and to refocus attention on the body and the present moment. Here is a short 5 min Guided Mindfulness Meditation you can use via your mobile phone during or after…