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Gisborne and Macedon Ranges

Psychology

Our warm and supportive Psychologists, Counsellors and Mental Health Nurses offer psychological support for parents, infants, children, adolescents and adults.

Using evidence-based strategies and tailored treatment approaches, they can support you to overcome or manage a wide range of mental health issues and can equip you with the tools to improve your mental wellbeing.

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We can help you with

Anxiety or Depression
Chronic Illness or Pain
Grief & Loss
Life Transition & Adjustment
Relaxation & Stress Management
 

Your health and mental wellbeing is our priority during these uncertain times.

Appointments are available over phone, video or at our centre.

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Meet our Psychologists

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Leanne Paonne

Clinical Psychologist

Leanne offers a collaborative and non-judgemental approach for those 18 and over.

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Meet our Counsellors

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Veronica Sinclair

Accredited Mental Health Social Worker

Veronica is an accredited Mental Health Social Worker and is available for people 14 years and above.

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Want tips to help you stay happy and healthy in 2021?

Macedon Ranges Health & Wellbeing Partnership, alongside Council, the PCP and Sunbury and Cobaw Community Health have developed video resources in recognition that due to the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, people who may never have experienced mental health issues or needed to seek help from services before may find themselves requiring support at this time.

 

Coronavirus Resources

Looking after your mental health during a crisis

March 2020

FACE COVID - Practical steps to deal with a crisis

When we face a crisis of any sort, fear and anxiety is inevitable. ‘FACE COVID’ is a set of practical steps for responding effe...

March 2020

Looking after your mental health during coronaviru...

This is a difficult and unsettling time, so it's vital we continue to look after our mental health. Here's some tips for stayin...

March 2020

How to support your older loved ones living at hom...

If your older loved one lives independently, here are some things you can do to support them during Coronavirus.

 

Fees & Rebates

You may be eligible for discounted or subsidised psychology and counselling services through a range of government-funded programs.

Government-funded programs

Community Health Funding - This service offers short-term counselling service for those aged 14 years and over and who reside in the Macedon Ranges area. This is a non-urgent service that operates during business hours. The service is government subsidised and is free of charge. Income eligibility criteria do apply. We do not require a referral.

To access our service please contact 54280300 to obtain further details and express your interest. This is strictly a counselling service and we are unable to provide assessments and reports.

Targeted Psychological Support (TPS) - TPS offers up to 12 sessions at no cost for people on a Health Care Card (HCC) or for those financially disadvantaged. Your GP must send their referral to Care In Mind. Ask your GP for more information.

 

Paediatric Psychology

We offer bespoke services for assessment, intervention and support for children and adolescents from 0 to 17 coping with the following:

  • Anger and frustration
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Difficulties with learning and concentration
  • Grief and loss
  • Parenting Support
  • Refusal to attend school
  • Sleep, eating, and toileting problems
  • Social and relationship issues

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