Accessible through MyHealth Marketplace with Medicare Rebate for patients with a valid Mental Health Care Plan.

Understanding Anxiety

Anxiety, a common human experience, manifests as excessive worry, fear, or unease about future uncertainties. It can range from everyday stress to more intense feelings that interfere with daily life. Effectively managing anxiety involves a dual approach of self-awareness and practical strategies. Recognising triggers and understanding thought patterns are crucial steps. Mindfulness techniques, deep breathing exercises, and progressive muscle relaxation can provide immediate relief. Additionally, developing a structured routine, setting realistic goals, and optimising sleep, diet, and exercise all contribute to a comprehensive anxiety management plan.


Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Course Structure: A course of treatment comprises blocks of 6-8 sessions.

  • Dual Approach for Effective Management: Managing anxiety effectively involves a dual
    strategy of self-awareness and practical tools.
  • Tailored Intervention: The course of treatment, organized in blocks of 6-8 sessions, beginning with a highly detailed 60-minute initial assessment, ensures a focused and tailored approach for individuals. Each session is an opportunity to address specific aspects of anxiety, allowing for a gradual and sustainable progress. Recognising that anxiety is a multifaceted and individual experience allows for a comprehensive and personalised treatment plan.
  • Cognitive-Behavioural Strategies: Cognitive-behavioural strategies form a powerful framework addressing thoughts, feelings, and behaviours. These strategies are designed to unravel the intricate web of anxious thought patterns. Rooted in the belief that perceptions shape experiences, cognitive-behavioural strategies offer a targeted approach to navigate and reshape these perceptions.
  • Positive Changes: Identification and challenge of unhelpful thought patterns lead to positive changes in behaviour and emotional well-being. Understanding the roots of anxiety is essential for fostering lasting transformations.
  • Empowering Path: Encouraging individuals to actively participate in their mental health journey enhances the effectiveness of the treatment.
  • Developing Coping Mechanisms: By fostering self-awareness and promoting constructive thinking, individuals develop effective coping mechanisms and problem-solving skills. Building a toolkit of coping strategies is essential for navigating the challenges posed by anxiety.
  • Proactive and Solution-Focused: Choosing cognitive-behavioural strategies signifies a
    commitment to a proactive, solution-focused path for enhancing mental and emotional resilience. It’s not just about managing anxiety; it’s about equipping individuals with the tools to thrive despite its presence.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapies Fees List

  Fee Medicare rebate Your contribution
initial review
$396.00 $146.10 $249.90
continuing reviews
$264.00 $146.10 $117.90