Counselling is the term used to describe professional mental health care services. These services are aimed at providing help to people who are emotionally and mentally compromised.
Counselling can be used by people in all walks of life. It can help people work towards a happier and healthier life.
Yes, counselling can help anyone who genuinely wants to make positive improvements in their life.
We can help you improve your coping mechanisms, develop emotionally, and give you the skills to resolve your issues for a better and more deserving life.
The number of sessions you will need depends on your individual problem and your goals. Long term and ongoing support may require ongoing sessions. Others that need advice may only require one or two sessions.
Yes. All counselling sessions are 100% confidential. Anything that’s discussed in your sessions are kept private and won’t be shared with anyone. It will only be used for the purpose of providing accurate treatment of your problem.
Please Note: Due to the Psychology Board of Australia’s Code of Ethics, if there’s risk of you harming yourself, those around you, or if your file is subpoenaed by the court, there are limitations to this privacy rule.
Yes. Our psychologists can prepare evaluations and reports for WorkCover, TAC, court proceedings and other purposes as needed.
Please understand however, that reports will incur an additional fee to the consultation fee. This fee will need to be paid before the report is written.
Appointment costs vary depending on the situation. Group sessions may cost more than individual sessions.
Pensioner and concession card holder discounts are available for eligible individuals.
Medicare rebates are available.
Medicare rebates are generally paid on the spot if you have your Medicare registered bank account details ready.
HICAPS claims are also available at specific practices. At these practices you can get your private health care rebate back on the spot. Call us for more information on your closest HICAPS practice.
A Psychologist is a mental health care professional who researches and studies the science behind human behaviour.
Their methods are designed to help clients relieve the stress and negativity in their lives. They also help to improve thinking patterns, boost self awareness, and improve positive life habits.
The team of psychologists at Life Resolutions must meet a certain criteria to join the team. Psychologists are required to have a minimum of two years of supervised work experience under a registered psychologist, two years’ graduate education, and four years’ university education.
Our psychologists that hold special titles must complete a six years’ tertiary education which includes a research PhD. These psychologists include titles such as Sports Psychologist and Clinical Psychologist.
Our psychologists don’t use drug treatments like psychiatrists do. However, we can work with primary medical practitioners to prescribe medication if we feel it would benefit or complete a treatment plan.
Medicare rebates are available to clients who are eligible under the ‘Better Access to Mental Health Care’ Government initiative.
For Private Health Care Rebates, it will depend on the level of cover you have with your provider. You will need to check the details of your policy.
During your first appointment you will be asked some general questions by your psychologist. These may include questions about your life, why you’re here, and your goals.
This is to help your psychologist work out a treatment plan that would best benefit your needs.
At the end of your session you will be given an overview of what steps to take to start your new treatment plan, and what you can expect from future sessions.
The practices in Perth are open from Monday to Friday 8am – 9pm and Saturdays from 9am – 6am.
The psychologist at Life Resolutions are skilled in a number of therapies. The most commonly used ones include:
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