With Australia in the grip of an obesity epidemic, maintaining a healthy body weight is becoming increasingly difficult for many. If you are overweight, struggle to maintain weight loss, have a distorted body image or struggle with problematic eating habits, it may be time to seek help. These issues are bound to impact on more than just your physical health – they can also affect your mental health, causing depression, guilt and also feelings of being out of control.
Counselling can assists those who are struggling with issues related to weight management. A psychologist can assist those who:
When it comes to achieving your weight management goals, help and support is crucial. At Life Resolutions, our experienced psychologists can provide counselling which assists you in learning to lose weight safely and effectively.
Our psychologists can help you set weight loss goals that are both realistic and achievable, and also help you develop strategies to cope with set-backs – as they are a common part of any weight loss journey. Counselling can help to build better self-esteem.
In addition to assisting with weight management issues, Life Resolutions can also provide counselling for those living with eating disorders.
Under the Australian Government’s Better Access to Mental Health Care initiative, Medicare rebates are available when you visit a registered psychologist. In order to access this rebate, you simply need to ask your GP, psychiatrist or paediatrician to carry out a mental health assessment and provide you with a Mental Health Treatment plan prior to referring you to a psychologist.
When you visit a Life Resolutions clinic, you may be able to get Medicare rebates paid directly into your bank account.
To find out how we can help call today on 1300 668 256