Mental health

Myelin Connect offers Mental Health consultations by a specially trained doctor (registered with AHPRA). This service is aimed at anyone with a mental health issue that requires support, assessment, review or ongoing management. For those that are unable to present to a medical clinic to start the process, this service caters to them via telehealth video consultations (via skype or other app systems). Your will be received with a caring and non-judgmental demeanor, we are here to help and provide the best care and support to get you to take control of your mental health.

 

If you require a Health Care Plan in order to access a psychologist, you must have not had one in the last 12-months, otherwise a standard referral will be offered.

 

*In order to have your session Bulk Billed, you must have a valid Medicare card.

Please go to the "Forms" page in the menu above and fill out your Medicare details before your session starts, otherwise you will be asked to do so at the beginning of the session.

Sessions will only be via video face-to-face consultations to ensure appropriate assessment takes place. Note session times will be in Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria).

 

GP Mental Health Care Plan:

GP consultation to assess, formulate and arrange a Mental Health Care Plan (MHCP), to allow appropriate management and allocation of government subsidised psychological sessions. This plan allows for a total of 10x visits depending on patient needs. You must have not had a plan undertaken in the last 12-months (see MHCP review or MH Consultation if it has been less than 12-months since your last plan).

 

 

Mental Health Consult

GP consultation to assess and provide support and management to an existing mental health issue, complaint or diagnosis. We will work with the patient towards devising a management plan and as appropriate referring off to psychological services. Acute or at risk patients will be screened and appropriately referred off to local MH triage services or psychiatric assessment as needed. Prescribing of medication will be done according to safety and evidence based practice utilizing therapeutic guidelines.

 

Available session times may be booked via email or online booking:

Monday to Friday: 8:00pm to 10:30pm

Saturday: 7:30pm to 10:30pm

Sunday: 10:00am to 5:00pm

 

Clients with Bookings outside of these hours will be contacted via email to allocate another time within the above timeframes.

 

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Clients wishing to be seen outside of the above hours will be required to make an appointment at the Medical Clinic (see ‘location).

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