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Counselling and Therapy Centre
Our treatment programs offer individualised care to support you to return to your active, healthy and rewarding life with a focus on group sessions.
Treatment is provided by experienced psychologists, social workers, therapists, occupational therapists, welfare officers, nurses and chaplains.
We focus on assisting you:
- transition from your inpatient stay
- support during times of crisis
- maintain your wellbeing, continue your recovery from addiction, and facilitate personal growth to avoid hospital admission.
All our counselling and therapy programs are research-based and tailored to meet your needs. These include:
- adult trauma
- anger management
- bipolar disorder
- circle of security
- dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT)
- drug and alcohol addiction
- interpersonal skills
- LGBTIQQ wellbeing group
- obsessive compulsive disorder
- postnatal depression (perinatal depression)
- post trauma stress disorder
- positive psychotherapy
- schema therapy
- wise mind
Community mental health nurse
St John of God Burwood Hospital, in collaboration with One Door Mental Health, offers people experiencing enduring mental health illness access to a Community Mental Health Nurse via the Commonwealth funded PICS program. The program is free of charge.
You can access the service if:
- You are between 18 and 65 years of age
- Live, work or study in the Central and Eastern Sydney PHN region
- Are not currently receiving care coordination
- Would benefit from accessing primary care mental health services
Our community mental health nurse is based at the Counselling and Therapy Centre every Monday (9.00am to 5.00pm). Appointments and referrals are made via the Medical Centre on (02) 8746 4473.
You may benefit from our programs if you are:
- struggling with low mood or anxiety
- having difficulty with drinking or drugs
- having relationship or family issues
- allowing your worries to hold you back
- having difficulty regulating your emotions and maintain interpersonal relationships
- a new mother struggling to cope with major life changes
- finding that any of the above are having a negative effect on your life.
You need a referral from your general practitioner (GP) or your psychiatrist to attend our therapy programs.
Please check with your health insurance and doctor regarding your level of cover and any potential out-of-pocket-expenses.
The Counselling and Therapy Centre is located at 420 Parramatta Road. Access and parking is available via 3 Grantham Street.