Postatal depression and anxiety programs
St 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
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.
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.