A Mental Health Social Worker can help “individuals to resolve presenting psychological problems, the associated social and other environmental problems, and improve their quality of life. This may involve family as well as individual counselling, and group therapy. Social workers recognise the broader implications of an individual having a mental illness and the impact on friends, family, work and education.”
Medicare recognises the benefits of Mental Health Social Workers and if you speak with you GP you may be eligible for Medicare rebates with a Mental Health Care Plan.
A Mental Health Social Worker can provide:
- Behavioural interventions
- Cognitive interventions
- Relaxation strategies
- Skills training
- Problem solving
- Anger management
- Social skills
- Stress management
- Parenting skills
- Family and Interpersonal therapy
- Psycho-education (including Motivational Interviewing)
- Cognitive behavioural therapy
Our Mental Health Social Worker Katryna Henry has over 20 years experience working as a Social Worker on the NSW Central Coast. She is available for consults each Wednesday and Friday. For more information or to enquire about an appointment please visit the contact page.