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Postatal depression and anxiety programs

Mother and Baby UnitSt John of God Burwood Hospital provides a range of counselling and therapy options for parents.

Outpatient group programs are available for pregnant women and mothers who have private health insurance. These groups include: Postnatal Depression and the award winning Circle of Security group.

For further information contact the Counselling and Therapy Centre on (02) 8746 4400.

Perinatal (ATAPS) Psychologist

Access to Allied Psychological Services (ATAPS) is a free government-funded service for mothers requiring parent-infant therapy. A referral from an ATAPS registered GP in the Inner West Medicare Local Division is required.

For further information contact: (02) 9715 9224.

Perinatal Clinic

A Medicare-funded clinic is available at St John of God Medical Centre for uninsured mothers wishing to see a perinatal psychiatrist. A GP referral is required.

For further information contact St John of God Burwood Medical Centre on (02) 9334 3888.


For inpatient perinatal mental health services see information on our Mother and Baby Unit.