Dr Susette Sowden has put together a compilation of useful links. To access the websites, simply click the button next to the website name.
Please do not hesitate to telephone or email Dr Sowden at her offices if you require further information.
Australian Psychological Society APS
The APS is the largest professional psychology body in Australia that advocates the advancement of our profession.
Australian Psychological Society: Medicare
Medicare rebates are available for patients who are referred through a Mental Health Treatment Plan.
Australian Psychological Society: APS Better Access
This downloadable document is about the Better Access program.
Australian Psychological Society: APS Fact Sheet
Beyond Blue Beyond Blue
Beyond Blue was established in 2000 in order to provide a national focus and community leadership for the prevention and effective treatment of depression.
Psychology Board of Australia Psychology Board of Australia
The Psychology Board of Australia is responsible for: registering psychologists and students; developing standards, codes and guidelines for the psychology profession; handling notifications, complaints, investigations and disciplinary hearings; assessing overseas trained practitioners who wish to practice in Australia; and approving accreditation standards and accredited courses of study.
Children’s Court Clinic, NSW CCC, NSW
The Children’s Court Clinic was established under the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998 to provide clinical assessments of children, young people and their families for the Children’s Court. Parenting capacity assessments are often requested by the Clinic. These independent, expert assessments are used by Children’s Magistrates and Judges in their decision making under this Act.
Workcover, NSW Workcover
Worksafe, VIC Worksafe
Australasian Trauma Association (ATS) ATS
The ATS focuses on multidisciplinary trauma management and is represented by many clinicians from a variety of specialty groups and colleges.
EMDR Institute, Inc. EMDR
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a comprehensive, integrative psychotherapy approach. It contains elements of many effective psychotherapies in structured protocols that are designed to maximize treatment effects. These include psycho-dynamic, cognitive behavioral, interpersonal, experiential, and body-centered therapies.
Centre for Clinical Interventions CCI
Tips: Vicious cycle of Depression Depression Cycle
Tips: Vicious cycle of Anxiety Anxiety Cycle
Tips: Anger Coping Strategies Anger Coping Strategies
Tips: Behavioural Activation Behavioural Activation
Tips: Calming techniques Calming techniques
Tips: Fun activities Fun activities
Tips: Problem solving Problem Solving
Tips: Progressive Muscle Relaxation Muscle Relaxation
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