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Assessments

We know finding a psychologist is hard to do. It’s even harder to ensure that the psychologist will have a large library of up-to-date and evidence-based assessment tools. When you book an appointment with one of our psychologists, we will be able to assist you with your assessment needs which utilise technology for a quicker, […]

Chinwag – Telehealth Service

CHINWAG: PROVIDING PSYCHOLOGISTS TO RURAL AUSTRALIA ChinWag is a psychology service provided by qualified psychologists using video conferencing, connecting rural communities with psychologists throughout Australia. The tele-health platform we use supports health professionals, including general practitioners, in the psychological assessment, education and care of their clients. Referred clients can now receive accessible, speedy and specialised […]

COVID-19 | Workplace Wellness And Support Solutions

Our psychologists provide workplace wellness and support solutions, including targeted reach-out services to your employees to help them during this challenging period. The following information is about the telephone and video conferencing solutions offered by VCPS psychologists to organisations to support the wellness of employees during the COVID-19 crisis. We understand that both leaders and […]

Eating Disorders

How can VCPS help with eating disorders? It is advisable to engage with a team of health practitioners when recovering from an eating disorder as it can be challenging to do so alone. Eating disorders are complex mental illness issues that when tackled alone, may impact recovery outcomes. Seeking help from a team dedicated to […]

Medicare Rebates

Better Access The purpose of the Better Access initiative is to improve treatment and management of mental illness within the community. The Better Access initiative is increasing community access to mental health professionals and team-based mental health care, with general practitioners encouraged to work more closely and collaboratively with psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, registered psychologists and […]

Mental Health Care Plans

Our Team Approach At VCPS, we believe in a multidisciplinary approach to health: a combination of the expert knowledge of our psychologists, psychiatrists, psychotherapists and general practitioner is utilised to provide comprehensive assessment and treatment services. Our practitioner team are dedicated, highly experienced individuals who treat a wide range of concerns. Whatever your needs, we […]

National Health Solutions

VCPS delivers services to Federal and Local Government organisations, businesses and individuals via a mental health workforce, predominately comprised of clinical psychologists, but also complimented by psychiatrists, general practitioners, neuropsychologists and educational psychologists. VCPS is an experienced service provider to Australian Government departments, Primary Health Care Networks, and Private Health Insurance organisations. Our systems and […]

Neuropsychology Assessments

A neuropsychological assessment is recommended in cases where brain-based impairment in cognitive function or behavior is suspected. Through a neuropsychological assessment, we can assess the extent of injury and then use that information to build an effective treatment plan, and track your progress. More importantly, it will help maximise your chances for a successful, and […]

Supervision for Psychologists

At VCPS, we have experienced, board-approved supervisors. We provide supervision to psychologists, and other mental health workers seeking a program fostering reflective practice. Our supervisors are available to provide one-to-one or group training, mentoring and support to help you build the skills required to become (or continue being) a confident practicing practitioner. Our supervision programs […]

Therapies

Mindfulness Mindfulness is an approach which helps you achieve a relaxed state and remain within the present moment throughout day-to-day life. This can help you to better cope with stressful situations, emotions or environments as they occur. Although it may sound simple, for many people it requires the training of a specialised professional to successfully […]

Therapy and Treatment options for depression

A number of new treatment options are available for depression in Melbourne at VCPS. TMS One option is Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, otherwise known as TMS. Studies have shown that TMS can be effective alternative treatment for depression. Statements about the effectiveness of TMS for depression have been made by the RACGP (Royal Australian College of […]

VCPS – Allied Health Provider Network

The VCPS Allied Health Provider Network is a national network of practitioners that delivers services in over 200 locations around Australia. The practitioners in our network receive referrals from a variety of partnerships and programs that have been established with VCPS, including those with: Primary Health Care Networks (PHNs), Private Health Insurance, Federal government programs, […]

VCPS Careers

Working at VCPS, you will be part of a dynamic team that is committed to the highest standard of mental health care. We believe in nurturing talent and career paths and provide exceptional support to all who work here. We are always on the lookout for psychologists, psychiatrists and support staff who share our vision […]