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Book Now. Pay Later with Afterpay

What is Afterpay? Afterpay is a service that allows you to make purchases now and pay for them in four payments made every 2 weeks without any interest. How do I use Afterpay?Simply visit the VCPS online store at vcps.myshopify.com/ and add items to your shopping cart and checkout as normal. At the checkout choose Afterpay as your […]

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IMPORTANT HEALTH MESSAGE – CORONAVIRUS COVID-19

WE ARE HERE TO SUPPORT YOU WITH CONSULTATIONS AVAILABLE BY VIDEO CONFERENCE AND BY TELEPHONE With the recent health alerts of Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have put additional measures in place, so we can continue to protect the health and safety of you, and our staff. New COVID-19 Medicare funding The government has announced that Medicare […]

Podcast: Inside VCPS

The Inside VCPS podcast features thought-provoking conversations with mental health practitioners in Australia. Tune in once a month to get in depth information on the work of a mental health provider and the topics they specialise in. To listen to our current episodes, click on the links below. We also provide free downloadable information sheets […]

VCPS BLOG – 3 Common Misconceptions About the First Session

Therapy is a big step, as reaching out for help can be both difficult and daunting. Once someone decides to attend therapy, they often come with a number of expectations as well. Getting a more accurate understanding of what to expect can help with any anxiety about coming in to your first appointment and can […]

VCPS BLOG – 3 Ways to Help a Loved One Cope

How can you be there for a loved one who is hurting? We can often look past our loved one’s pain by only being able to acknowledge our own discomfort. We often try and distract them or try to “fix” their pain. How can we be there and provide a space for them to feel […]

VCPS BLOG – 3 Ways to Maintain Emotional Wellbeing in the Workplace

Some workplaces will take a bigger toll on our mental health than others. Working alone for extended periods of time, working in a fast-paced or stressful environment, assisting with trauma and injuries, or even just working long hours: these can all have an impact on our wellbeing. Additionally, everyone manages their emotional wellbeing differently, so […]

VCPS BLOG – Chronic pain: A mental or physical condition?

Chronic pain refers to ongoing pain that does not resolve from medical treatment and continues after an injury has healed. These recurrent ‘physical’ conditions are often expected to have healed, but continue to cause pain without a physical explanation. This can be extremely frustrating, particularly when a GP can offer no further solutions. However, there […]

VCPS BLOG – Gut Brain Health

There is a lot of research to indicate the strong connection of the gut and brain and why it’s important to keep them both healthy. What are mental health triggers for IBS and how do you keep the gut/brain healthy? Stressful life events trigger and can exacerbate symptoms in many patients. Traumatic life events, such […]

VCPS BLOG – The 12 Signs of Postnatal Depression

New mothers are expected to be filled with joy over the arrival of a new baby, however they are not expected to struggle or speak of the challenges a newborn brings. This means that when we are experiencing challenges, the stigma in admitting this can impact negatively on a mothers’ general confidence and parenting confidence. […]

VCPS BLOG – Tips for Building a Safe and Secure Relationship with your Child

When it comes to building a healthy relationship with your child, all parents have the best of intentions. But sometimes we are plagued by self-doubt, anxiety, depression, a lack of knowledge or overwhelming financial demands, just to name a few. Our babies and children need a relationship they can trust, where they feel they are […]

VCPS Blog – TMS Clinic

Our TMS Clinic (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) is building momentum, and since we launched this service in March 2021 we’ve seen a steady increase in referrals every month. While there are many applications for TMS, the VCPS TMS clinic focuses on treating treatment-resistant depression. TMS involves brief magnetic pulses to specific areas of the brain without side effects. […]

VCPS BLOG – What Does Psychosis Look Like in Teens and Young Adults?

When we hear the word “psychosis” or “psychotic episode” we often think chronic illness, or a very unwell or disheveled person. These are the severe cases and the people who are unable to function within societal norms. However, this is not always the case. It is more common than you think for people to experience […]

VCPS BLOG – What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is about being continuously present with your experiences in an open and curious manner. As with any skill, such as learning to play an instrument, it can take some time to get the hang of. However, with time and practice it will often become a more natural way of being. What are the benefits […]

VCPS BLOG – Where do we go wrong in our relationships?

One of the saddest things I see time and time again in my work as a Clinical Psychologist is partners who both love each other and try their best to show this to each other, and yet neither of them feel loved and appreciated. The same thing also happens frequently within families, either between parents […]

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