Our Services

Medicare's Better Access Scheme

Affordable, quality psychology services

We know how difficult it can be to access psychological services. That's why we're happy to announce that, after a busy time, our books are open again to take in new patients.

Based in Maitland, our experienced and dedicated team provides consultations under Medicare’s Better Access to Mental Health Scheme. We charge $150 per appointment and patients who have had a mental health plan done by their GP can get a rebate of $87.45.

*Please note we are unable to offer Bulk Billing.

To express an interest for you or someone under your care, please fill in and submit the form on this page and we'll get in touch with you shortly.

Our team:

All our psychologists are registered with AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency) and Medicare, have clinical experience and receive supervision from our service lead, senior psychologist Kasey Ackers.

Kasey

Kasey is a Senior Psychologist with over 10 years’ experience working as a Psychologist in various clinical roles. Kasey has a special interest in working with adults and young adults with a broad range of mental health concerns, including depression, anxiety, grief and loss, low self-esteem, adjustment issues, identity formation, and relationship concerns. As a board-approved Supervisor for Provisionally Registered Psychologists, Kasey also enjoys sharing her knowledge and experience to help support new psychologists in their professional development.

Kasey is a firm believer that a good therapeutic relationship is imperative in achieving the best outcome for her clients, and always ensures she takes the time to get to know her client’s goals, hopes and motivations. Kasey does not believe in a “one size fits all” approach and tailors her way of working to each individual to ensure every client feels heard and achieves their therapeutic goals.

Kasey is also a passionate foodie who enjoys cooking up a storm when she is not at work.

Justyn

Justyn is a Clinical Psychology Registrar who enjoys surfing and playing the piano. He has experience working within therapeutic frameworks such as CBT and ACT and enjoys completing diagnostic assessments. Justyn has a particular interest in working with clients with an acquired brain injury and clients with genetic disorders, and is interested in the connection between physical health and mental health.

Rebecca

Rebecca is a registered psychologist who is experienced with conducting assessments and using evidence-based therapies, including CBT and ACT. Rebecca works from a trauma-informed framework and has a nurturing and easy-going approach to help meet the individual needs of the client. Rebecca has a special interest in working with children and clients from CALD and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds. When Rebecca is not at work, she enjoys playing sport, surfing, and spending time with her family and friends.

Christie

Christie is a registered psychologist who values working collaboratively with her clients and the key people in their lives to achieve her client's goals. Christie has worked in the mental health sector for over a decade and is particularly interested in supporting individuals with a trauma background. Christie is passionate about understanding individuals and their story, working in ways that are respectful and practical, and building trusting relationships that promote positive change. When Christie is not at work, she enjoys drumming, camping and spending time with her family.

Penny

Penny is a registered psychologist who has a warm and friendly personality. Penny enjoys working with clients across all ages and provides a range of evidence-based therapies. Penny endeavours to create a safe environment with her clients to help them feel safe, supported and comfortable in their session. Penny also provides behaviour support for clients and works in collaboration with relevant stakeholders to develop easy to read and practical behaviour support plans. When Penny is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and enjoying the little things in life.

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