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DBT Information Sessions for family and/or friends

DBT was originally developed to treat chronically suicidal individuals diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD), and it is now recognized as the gold standard psychological treatment for this population. In addition, research has shown that it is effective in treating a wide range of other disorders such as substance dependence, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), […]

Support the Girls Bra Gifting Event

We are supporting a local initiative ‘Support The Girls’ is helping empower scores of women by holding a bra gifting event. Support the Girls says’ “Homeless and disadvantaged women from all cultures across Australia are in DESPERATE need of bras and personal hygiene products and toiletries. Too many are choosing food over their own personal […]

Congratulations to our finalists in the Gold Coast Women in Business Awards

Our founding Directors, Judy Robinson and Terri Sheldon were finalists in the Gold Coast Women in Business Awards Creating Change category this year. A big congratulations to them both. Judy Robinson has been registered as a Psychologist since 1989. She is also a full member of the Australian Psychological Society. Seventeen years ago, Judy co-founded, […]

Positions available

Want your own practice, collegiate environment AND a great variety of clients? Join us at Lakeside Rooms Psychologist or Clinical Psychologist Position (3 days per week) A unique opportunity for the right psychologist to join a vibrant team at Lakeside Room. The Lakeside Rooms was the first multidisciplinary private mental health practice of independent psychiatrists […]

New service available…Plus Social Program

For people with severe and enduring mental health concerns From 1 July 2018 a new service commenced on the Gold Coast for people with severe mental illness. This service is called the Plus Social program. The Plus Social program provides: Service information, intake and triage service into currently funded Gold Coast Primary Health Network (GCPHN) […]

People With Disability Australia

Do you know about People with Disability Australia Incorporated (PWDA). It is a national disability rights, advocacy and representative organisation that is made up of, led and governed by people with disability. They have a vision of a socially just, accessible and inclusive community, in which the human rights, belonging, contribution, potential and diversity of […]

Telehealth Update

On 5 August 2018, as part of their drought relief package, the Australian Government announced changes to the Medicare Better Access telehealth items, effective from Saturday 1 September 2018. The Better Access telehealth items remain available for people living in rural and remote areas (Modified Monash Model regions 4 to 7) but as of 1 […]

Telehealth for rural and remote areas

From 1 November 2017, the Medicare ‘Better Access to Psychiatrists, Psychologists and General Practitioners’ (Better Access) initiative expanded to include telehealth (videoconference) consultations with eligible allied health professionals for Australians who are geographically isolated. The introduction of the telehealth measure aims to improve access to mental health services for people living or working in rural […]