MENTAL HEALTH SOCIAL WORKER SERVICES

 

Justine Alexander is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker (AMHSW) and a registered provider with Medicare Australia.  You are eligible for a Medicare rebate if you access Justine’s services with a Mental Health Plan from your GP.  A MHP allows for 10 sessions over a calendar year – a course of 6 sessions initially and 4 additional if required.

Justine’s main area of interest is Stress Management, Solution-Focussed Counselling, Stress-related physical conditions such as IBS, and mild to moderate Anxiety.  Treatments provided to clients can include all or some of the following Focussed Psychological Strategies:

  •  Learning to recognise unhelpful thinking styles and how to unhook yourself from difficult or unhelpful thoughts.
  • Learning how to manage uncomfortable feelings, sensations and urges.
  • Relaxation skills – Breathing exercises,  Progressive Muscle Relaxation, Meditation.
  • Mindfulness 
  • Problem-solving
  • Counselling (General and Solution-focussed)
  • Worry-tackling
  • Goal-setting
  • Visualisation Skills
  • Assertiveness and Communication Skills
  • Clarifying the values that matter most to you in order to to live a fulfilling life.