Offering confidential and professional psychological treatment for a range of mental health conditions. During COVID 19 these treatments can be accessed via video or phone consultation, refer to the services section for more information.
Psychological Services During COVID 19
Specialist psychological treatment for a range of mental health conditions and life issues including trauma, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, sleep, work related stress, chronic pain as well as assessments for developmental, intellectual and learning disorders. Our Psychologists offer services to children, adolescents and adults.
In order to keep our clinic safe Psychology Plus has updated policies and procedures during COVID 19. At present we have the capacity to accept some new new referrals and are offering face to face consultations, however, for your convenience we now offer your consultation via video or phone. Contact us below for more information.
Specialist Chronic Pain Services
OPAL - Coastal Physiotherapy in conjunction with Psychology Plus run free Chronic Pain Group Self Management Programs in Burnie and Devonport (TAZREACH funded ).Pain Solutions Tasmania in conjunction with our staff offer specialist Chronic Pain services for clients referred by third parties (MAIB,Workers Compensation, Veterans Affairs). Please speak to our administration staff for more information about these programs.
Self Referral: Clients can be self referred and may be able to obtain a rebate from their private health fund.
GP Referral: A GP referral with a mental health care plan allows a Medicare rebate to be paid at the time of the consultation. This rebate reduces the out of pocket expense for consultations. The practice does not bulk bill .
Third Party: Our Psychologists see clients referred by third parties including MAIB, Workers Compensation, Veterans Affairs and Comcare.
Speak to one of our administration staff for further information about your referral.
Appointments are 50 minutes. Prior to your initial appointment you will be sent a client registration form and you will be given information about fees, your rights, and an explanation about confidentiality. You are welcome to bring a support person along.
Appointments for Children: It is our practice to see a parent, guardian or carer prior to the appointment with a child. This allows the psychologist to gather as much background history as possible, along with relevant reports or assessment relating to the child.
We ask that you give us 24 hours notice of cancellation and rescheduling of appointments. This helps us make appointments available for other clients. A cancellation fee may be applied if less than 24 hours notice is given.
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For urgent mental health support, please contact your local GP, Lifeline, Mental Health Helpline or present to Emergency Department
Phone: (03) 6431 9959
Fax: (03) 6431 9950
12 Hale Street, South Burnie,
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Patricia Aitken Psychologist,
Bernadette Smith Psychologist, MAPS
Nicole Mainwaring Psychologist, Assoc. MAPS
Gaylie Harman Practice Manager
Offering confidential and professional psychological treatment for a range of mental health conditions and life issues across the lifespan.