When to see a psychiatrist?

 

Are you or someone you know feeling mentally unwell?

Mental illness can be treated and many people recover well or even completely

Psychiatrists are doctors that specialise in mental health. They make a thorough assessment based on a particular pattern of symptoms and can recommend suitable treatment

What We Treat

Depression & Anxiety

Depression and Anxiety

These are the single greatest illnesses to affect people with one in four adults experiencing depression or anxiety. Are you feeling sad, lonely, apprehensive, nervous or on edge? Everyone feels this way sometimes. But some people experience these feelings daily or for no apparent reason and it interferes with everyday functioning and enjoyment. These disorders are both treatable by seeking psychiatric and/or psychological help.

Stress & Trauma

Stress & Trauma

These are the single greatest illnesses to affect people with one in four adults experiencing depression or anxiety. Are you feeling sad, lonely, apprehensive, nervous or on edge? Everyone feels this way sometimes. But some people experience these feelings daily or for no apparent reason and it interferes with everyday functioning and enjoyment. These disorders are both treatable by seeking psychiatric and/or psychological help.

ADHD

ADHD

Neurodevelopmental disorders affect emotion, learning ability, self-control and memory. Attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is the most common of these. People with ADD/ADHD tend to find it much more difficult to focus on something without being distracted and are often more impulsive and restless.

Addiction & Substance Abuse

Addiction & Substance Abuse

When a person ingests a substance (e.g., alcohol, cocaine, nicotine) or engages in an activity (e.g., gambling, sex, shopping) that can be pleasurable but the continuation of which becomes compulsive and interferes with ordinary responsibilities and concerns, such as work, relationships, or health.

Adolescent Psychiatry

Adolescent Psychiatry

An adolescent psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and the treatment of disorders of thinking, feeling and/or behaviour affecting adolescents, and their families. The adolescent psychiatrist uses the unique knowledge of biological, psychological, and social factors affecting adolescents in working with their patients. Common psychiatric conditions affecting adolescents include depression and anxiety, eating disorders and social anxiety.

Dementia & Cognitive Impairment

Dementia & Cognitive Impairment

A degree of memory loss is normal as we age. However, if memory is impaired beyond this or other cognitive functioning is impaired such as judgement or reasoning, the person may be suffering from mild cognitive impairment or dementia.
Treatment to improve cognitive and behavioural symptoms may include a combination of appropriate medications and psychotherapy.

How It Works

Referral

You need a current referral from your doctor or a registered nurse (less than 12 months old).

Eligible Areas

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If your RA rating is RA2-RA7 you are eligible for a Medicare rebate

Book

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Feel Better

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Many patients find speaking to a professional from the comfort of their own home a faster way to feel at ease and get better.

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