Medicare Rebate for Psych Services increased from 1 July 2019

Medicare Rebate Indexation Freeze thaws from 1 July 2019 1st of July Medicare rebate increases … The Australian Government is providing $187 million to increase patient rebates for 176 General Practitioners (GP) service items on the Medicare Benefit Schedule (MBS). These services include health assessments, chronic disease management plans, and mental health services provided by…

TeleHealth Sessions available from 1 July 2019

We are pleased to announce we will be able to offer TeleHealth Sessions for Psychological Support Services to Australians living in Rural Australia from 1 July 2019. Medicare Rebated Sessions are available for individuals … who have a referral or Mental Health Care Plan from their GP who are located a rural and remote areas…

News ~ Ever wondered “Why does she stay with him?”

Time to look behind the curtain of secret violence … “Why do we so often ask “Why did she stay with him?” when we hear about domestic violence? Why don’t we ask “why does he keep doing it?” This is one of the prevailing wisdoms challenged in Jess Hills new book “See What You Made…

News ~ What is “Mindfulness”? and Why does it work?

Mindfulness has become a buzzword synonymous with self-care and meditation, promising wide-ranging benefits from reducing stress to increasing happiness. It’s now a multi-million-dollar business, with thousands of apps touting the benefits of mindfulness in one way or another. And among all this buzz, I’ve seen a few articles that push back on mindfulness. Don’t forget…