We all know that sometimes life can present us with challenges – both unanticipated and inevitable. Significant events such as the breakdown of an intimate relationship, the onset of serious illness for yourself or someone close, a serious accident or the death of someone close are understood to be experiences that are difficult to cope with.
The Australian Government has approved rebates for Psychologist services under Medicare though the Better Outcomes for Mental Health Scheme.
An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a company provided and paid for service that some organisations provide to their employees.
You may decide you would like to engage a psychologist or counsellor privately. This means that you can search and find a psychologist or counsellor of your choosing and pay them directly.
We are fortunate in Australia to have many community-based organisations that provide quality help for those in need at no cost or for a minimal fee.