Therapy

NDIS PSYCHOLOGY & COUNSELLING THERAPY 

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Activ8 Mind are passionate about supporting you to improve your mental health and wellbeing.

Our psychologists and counsellors are able to work with NDIS participants aged 10 and older and can provide support for individuals living with psychosocial, neurological, sensory, cognitive and/or intellectual disability.

Our psychologists and counsellors use effective evidence-based strategies to support you to achieve your goals and are experienced in the use of various therapeutic methods including: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing and Behaviour Activation.


How We Can Help:

Psychological Therapy & Counselling supporting you to achieve your mental health goals including:

  • managing anxiety

  • managing stress and anger 

  • learning healthy coping strategies

  • skills to improve relationship building 

  • mood and behaviour regulation 

  • improving self esteem

  • managing challenging circumstances

Services:

Psychological Therapy – Our psychologists provide therapeutic intervention to assist with mental health, behavioural and emotional conditions. Psychological therapy will assist you to achieve your goals through development of strategies to manage your mental health condition or disability and learning new skills that will help you to maintain good mental health.  

Counselling – Our counsellors provide therapeutic intervention to assist you to achieve your goals which may include managing symptoms of your mental health condition or disability, learning healthy coping strategies, improving self-esteem and confidence, improving social skills and coping with grief or loss.

Psychosocial Functional Assessment – Our psychologists can provide a comprehensive assessment of your mental health, functional and social engagement. This assessment provides valuable information in guiding your goals, support services, and can be used to support review of NDIS funding if required.

What are the costs?
  • Sessions with registered psychologists are charged at the NDIS standard rate of $234.83 p/h

  • Sessions with provisional psychologists are charged below the NDIS standard rate at $180 p/h

  • Sessions with counsellors are charged at the NDIS standard rate of $156.16 p/h

Psych and Counselling FAQ:

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What can I expect from an initial appointment with a Psychologist or Counsellor?

How do I know if my Psychologist or Counsellor is the right fit for me?

Can I access telehealth Psychology and Counselling services?

What is the difference between a Provisional and a Registered Psychologist?

What is the difference between Psychology and Counselling?

How long will each session be?

How often will I meet my psychologist or counsellor?

What is the cancellation policy?

Activ8 Mind requests that you give 24 hours’ notice if you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment. Sessions cancelled within 24 hours of your scheduled appointment time will incur a cancellation fee except in exceptional circumstances.

How do I make a booking?

If you contact us and leave a message we aim to get back to you either that day or the next business day. If you talk to reception, they can help you with any questions and make an appointment for a time that suits you.

If you would like to talk to a practitioner before deciding who is the best therapist to help you, they are happy to have a phone chat about their therapeutic approach and whether it fits your needs.