Psychology at Instinct

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Mental health and wellbeing is an integral part of an individuals’ day-to-day life. Psychologists are the first responders to this area, their goal is to gather information, explain and support the individual to achieve their own goals and move toward a more fulfilling life.

Things to consider when beginning your therapy journey.

  • 1. What support am I looking for?
  • 2. Am I willing to make changes or adapt my lifestyle for a better life moving forward.

This service can look a little different for everyone, however be assured that our admin team and your psychologist will support you every step of the way.

Some of the common conditions we work with include:

  • Anxiety
  • OCD
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Self-esteem
  • Performance and sport


How long are the sessions?

45-50 minutes

Can I claim my session with Medicare or Private Health?

Psychological Sessions with a general psychologist attract a $89.65 benefit under a Mental Health Care Plan (which you can discuss with your Doctor). This MHCP gives you 10 claimable sessions per calendar year. Steps to calming;

  • 1. GP appointment to obtain MHCP and referral for 6 sessions
  • 2. Session 1 review plan with your psychologist
  • 3. Session 5 GP check in for referral renewal for 4 session (After session ⅚, your psychologist will write to your GP to share progress and request additional session.

Claiming with Private Health is also accessible, this however depends on your cover.

What to expect?

Your first session will include both yourself and the psychologist exploring, confidentially, how any future sessions will proceed, your goals for therapy and what brought you to this service.

How do I know my psychologist is the right fit?

Therapist-client fit is an important thing to consider when seeking support. Your psychologists will make efforts to create a safe and open environment for you to discuss those tricky topics whilst also tailoring therapy to you.

Who can I speak to immediately if I am in a crisis?

If you are in crisis, if another person may be in danger, or if you are experiencing suicidal thoughts call 000 or the following:

Beyond Blue 1300 22 46 36
Lifeline Australia 13 11 14
Suicide Call back Service 1300 659 467

New to instinct HEALTH?
Get your 1st session FREE!

All new clients get their first session and assessment on us across all services

Full Body Assessment
  • Full examination of problem area
  • Create individual treatment plan
  • Provide home exercise program
FREE for 1st time clients
Individual Assessment
  • Full body assessment
  • Intro to Pilates Reformer
  • Provide home exercise program
FREE for 1st time clients
Health Assessment
  • Medical & nutrition assessment
  • Provide individual treatment plan
  • Practical recommendations
FREE for 1st time clients