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What is a psychologist?
A psychologist is a trained professional who specialises in the mind and human behaviour and assessing the relationship between the two.
Psychologists can help to treat people with a range of conditions including anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addictions, personality disorders and psychotic disorders. Sometimes, these disorders can affect the individual so severely that they struggle to cope with daily life. Talking to an unbiased, non-judgemental person can help to ease the symptoms of these disorders and provide new perspectives and strategies on how to better deal with life’s dilemmas as they arise.
Psychologists collaborate closely with clients, their families and carers to provide a comprehensive assessment of their mental health requirements and identify the best course of action.
What we offer (including our registered NDIS categories):
LiveBig is registered for the following NDIS category for psychology:
|Registration Group Name||Support Category No.||Support Category Name||Support Item No.||Support Item Description|
|Therapeutic Supports||15||Improved daily living skills||15_054_0128_1_3||Assessment, Recommendation, Therapy And/Or Training (Incl. AT) - Psychology|
We understand that individual clients’ psychology needs can be vastly different. We carefully evaluate your needs and liaise with you to recommend the best treatment options and delivery method to help you achieve your goals.
We collaborate with you and your support team to establish clear goals within your NDIS therapy plan. We regularly review progress and assess outcomes, setting new objectives along the way, ensuring that you are always advancing to the next level.
We treat all plan options the same – whether you are self-managed, plan-managed or NDIA managed. To provide the best possible service, we also offer flexible arrangements. We involve you and your carers in the decision-making process at every step of the way, ensuring you get the most from your NDIS plan.
Download the psychology info sheet
Why would you need psychology services as part of your NDIS plan?
You will need psychology services as part of your NDIS plan if you have a diagnosed mental health condition or intellectual disability that is negatively impacting areas of your life or is inhibiting your ability to function daily.
Examples of this may include:
- If you or your family member has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and needs help to reduce distractions and increase attention span
- If you or your family member has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and needs help with social skills, emotional regulation and managing mood disorders
- If you or your family member has a generalised anxiety disorder and is struggling to function socially and hold down a job
- If you or your family member has a neurodegenerative disease and is struggling to cope with subsequent life changes and after diagnosis
We help you to meet your NDIS goals by working closely with you and your carers to improve the quality of your life. We achieve this by setting realistic goals and focussing on incremental achievements, continuously working to progress you to the next level.
How do we provide psychology services?
- We travel to your home, community venue or provide services through our RMReach telehealth platform
- Charge for travel time up to 30 minutes is as per the NDIS Price Guide
- If we are unable to meet face-to-face, we also provide telehealth services through our RMReach telehealth platform
- RMReach telehealth platform can also be used to maintain development in between visits for regular clients
Do you need a psychology assessment?
If you have an NDIS plan review or are in the process of getting your first plan done, you may need an assessment and subsequent report to support your case in meeting your goals.