Psychologists, psychiatrists and GPs
You may wish to see a psychologist, psychiatrist or other mental health professional.
Visit your GP for advice or referrals to these services, or search the web for a professional in your area.
GPs are also well placed to conduct mental illness assessments and develop a mental health treatment plan for most instances of mild to moderate mental health conditions. Choosing a GP.
The Australian Psychological Society and the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists each have listings of their professionals on their websites. You might also like to try Lysn, which provides online appointments to registered psychologists.
MH Connext is a care management program, funded by the Federal Government and available for people with severe and complex mental illness, whose needs are predominately being managed in primary care. Visit the WAPHA website for more information.
Better Access and Better Access Telehealth is a Federal Government initiative that provides better access to mental health practitioners through Medicare. Visit the Federal Department of Health's website for more information.