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F.A.Q’s

Below are some of our frequently asked questions. If you have any other questions, please contact us.
What is a psychologist?

A psychologist is a professional trained in the science of how people think, feel, behave and learn.

Registered psychologists are required to have a minimum of six years of university training and supervised experience, and to engage in ongoing education to keep their skills and knowledge up to date.

What does a psychologist do?
Our psychologists provide therapy to their clients, either face to face or via Telehealth. Through therapy, our psychologists assessing their client’s concerns and life circumstances, and offer support, advice and treatment to address their client’s issues.
What is therapy and how will it help me?
Therapy is a series of structured sessions with a psychologist with the goal of improving some aspect of your life. The first appointment is about getting to know each other, as well as providing an opportunity to build an understanding of what you want to achieve, define goals and address questions about therapy.

Based on learning and understanding your experience, your psychologist will suggest a strategy to support progress towards the agreed goals.

Typically, this involves devising personal coping methods that target current problems and learning longer term strategies to help maintain the improvements achieved, with the goal being to help you make the changes you want.

Do I need a referral to see a psychologist?
No, you do not need a referral to see a psychologist.

However, if you wish to claim a rebate from Medicare then you will need a referral and a Mental Health Care Plan from your GP.

Other options to see a psychologist are to pay privately with no rebate or through your private health fund.

Do you Bulk Bill?
Unfortunately, we do not offer bulk billed services. However, we do offer options Health Care Card Centrelink holders and Pensioners so please call us if you have any questions.

BLACKTOWN PSYCHOLOGY CENTRE

 

Our  focus is a positive outcome for every person we engage with. Our strategies define goals and our therapies are tailored to achieve them. Respect, compassion and understanding without judgement allow us to be effective and earn the trust we need to treat and empower.

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Suite 210 Town Centre
30 Campbell St
Blacktown NSW 2148

P: 02 9831 5955

F: 02 9831 6566

E: info@blacktownpsychology.com.au

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