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Services

Children and Teens

Children & Teens

Advantage Psychology is a family-orientated psychology practice. We pride ourselves on focusing on children and teen issues and solutions. Our psychologists are always up to date on the latest research and use evidence-based therapeutic interventions for children and adolescents.

We treat every child as an individual depending on their needs and goals of therapy. Our assessments are very thorough and include liaising with parents, teachers, school counselors and pediatricians. Our therapy is tailored to your child's needs in every area of their development.

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JCA Services

JCA Services
Advantage Psychology has continued to work closely with large job capacity account providers by providing counseling services to a wide variety of clients on Centrelink benefits. Programs are generally provided on a six-session basis.

An initial assessment is conducted during the first appointment followed by five sessions of treatment. A comprehensive and detailed report that focuses on return to work barriers is then sent to the referrer at the conclusion of treatment.

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Medicare

Medicare
You may be eligible for twelve counseling sessions with an instant rebate from Medicare. These rebates help make your therapy more affordable. Advantage Psychology is one of the few psychology centers in the Western suburbs to have this instant rebate option.

After six sessions, Medicare requires you to see your referring doctor for a review appointment. After the review, you are eligible for six further sessions with your psychologist. In extenuating circumstances and in consultation with your referring doctor, you may be eligible for a further six sessions. This would total 18 sessions in one calendar year.

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Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation
We have over ten years experience working with clients from Workers’ Compensation Comprehensive Third Party insurance (CTP) and the Comcare system.

Advantage Psychology works closely with treating doctors (GPs), rehabilitation providers, employers and insurers to support injured workers as they return to work. As part of the client's treatment, we send regular progress reports and closely liaise with the GP, rehabilitation provider and insurer.

Clients can be referred by their treating doctor, rehabilitation provider or directly by their insurance company.

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Adults

Adults
Each year 1 in 5 Australians experience some form of psychological difficulty, whether it be in the form of anxiety, depression or other problems. Even more people experience everyday problems and stresses such as job loss, relationship problems or loss of a loved one and find it hard to cope.

Sometimes people put off getting help with things they have difficulties coping with, or psychological problems such as depression and anxiety.

However, studies have shown that by the year 2020, depression alone is predicted to be one of the world’s greatest health problems. Studies have also found that two thirds of people needing psychological intervention do not seek counseling.

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Fees and Rebates

Fees & Rebates
The initial appointment will include a comprehensive assessment. Your psychologist will work with you to discuss your goals, expectations and the best way to manage and improve your situation and gain a detailed understanding of you and your needs.

It is very normal to feel uncomfortable about talking to a new person about personal things. At Advantage Psychology we take a relaxed and supportive approach to put people at ease. We will provide the opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have.

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