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Melbourne Integrative Psychotherapy & Counselling

GP & Health Professionals

Accredited Mental Health Social Workers are registered providers with Medicare Australia. They have been assessed on behalf of the Commonwealth Government by the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) as having specialist mental health expertise to deliver clinical social work services and evidence-based psychological strategies. 

 

An Accredited Mental Health Social Worker (AMHSW) is eligible to provide services through the Commonwealth-funded Better Access to Mental Health Care and Chronic Diseases Management (Enhanced Primary Care) programs. Social workers are also providers in the Access to Allied Psychological Services (ATAPS) program.

 

Accredited Mental Health Social Workers have a breadth of experience in assessing and treating people who have mild to moderate and complex mental health conditions and co-morbidity issues. Patients seeking Medicare rebates for focused psychological strategies – allied mental health services will need to have a referral from a GP, Medical Practitioner, Psychiatrist or Paediatrician.

FOCUSSED PSYCHOLOGICAL STRATEGIES – ALLIED MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ATTRACTING MEDICARE REBATES 

MBS Items

  • Individual Focussed Psychological Strategies Services 

  • Group Focussed Psychological Strategies

  • Video Conferences for Focussed Psychological Services 

  • Non Directive Pregnancy Counselling Support

  • TeleHealth Services

Private Health Funds & Rebates

  • Medibank Private

  • Teachers Health Fund

  • TAC Services

  • Victims of Crime (VOC)  ​

  • WorkCover 

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