Adelaide Child Psychology
185-191 Bains Road, Morphett Vale
Psychologist here see people who are between 0-18 years old. You will need a Mental Health Treatment Plan from your GP to get the Medicare rebate (you will have a lower cost).
All psychologists support children who experience anxiety. Psychologists here work with children and teenagers who need support to overcome fears, cope with challenges and develop their skills, so they can reach their full potential
Psychologists are not able to see new clients at the moment (as of June 2022)
The cost of an session with a psychologist is $200/230 OR $80/100 if you have a Mental Health Treatment Plan from your GP
Phone and online support if you have an eating disorders and/or are experiencing body image issues.
3/209 Main South Rd, Morphett Vale
Supports people aged 0-16 years. Speak to a GP first. Referrals made via referral and triage service CAHMS Connect (1300 222 647)
Free community-based tertiary mental health service provided through the WCHN across South Australia, providing care to those with severe and/or complex mental health needs.
130/150 Hub Dr, Aberfoyle Park
Psychologists see people between 4-17 years old. You will need a Mental Health Treatment Plan from your GP to get the Medicare rebate (you will have a lower cost).
Most psychologists work with children with body image and eating concerns
There is a wait time of 3-9 months to see a psychologist or 2-3 years to get an appointment for specialised neurodiverse services
The cost of a session is $232.40 OR $175.90 if your parent has a pensioner or health care card OR $102.85 if you can get the Medicare rebate with a Mental Health Treatment Plan.
5/50 Esplanade, Christies Beach
You need to be between 16-25 years old to use Emerge. To use Emerge you can either get a referral from a GP with a Mental Health Treatment Plan or a family member or friend or someone from school can complete a community referral.
Professionals at Emerge support young people with mental health challenges that are really impacting their life.
116-118 Beach Rd, Christies Beach/U8/1 Zwerner Dr, Hallett Cove
You will need a Mental Health Treatment Plan from your GP for Medicare rebate (lower cost)
Psychologist Bonnie West has experience working with individuals with eating disorders (Hallett Cove site only). Fleurieu psychology is a psychological practice serving the people of the Fleurieu peninsula and Southern Adelaide.
There is a 1 year wait time to get a session with a psychologist.
The cost of a session is $190 OR $61.75/$60.45 if you have a Mental Health Treatment Plan. They bulk bill (pay the full fee) if you have a concession card.
3/50 Esplanade, Christies Beach
People who are between 12- 25 years old can use Headspace. To use Headspace you can complete an online referral from yourself or it can be by a family member, friend, or anyone else supporting you. Your GP or other medical professionals should complete a Mental Health Treatment Plan if they refer you to Headspace.
Headspace support young people with mental health, physical health, alcohol and other drug service, and work and study support
3/176 Main South Road, Morphett Vale
Psychologists Lydia Dean and Taryn Lores have experience working with young people experiencing eating disorders or poor relationships with eating.
Wait time varies - have cancellation wait list. Most psychologists work with people with mood disorders.
$190 OR $61.75/$60.45 (Medicare rebate), Bulk bill for concession card holders
Support people aged 5- 25 years.
Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free (even from a mobile), confidential 24/7 online and phone counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.
Lived Experience Telephone Support Service (LETSS)
People aged 16 years old and over can use LETSS.
LETSS provides a caring voice over the phone who will give you support with mental health conditions and are available between 5pm-11:30pm, 365 days a year.
Mental Health Triage
Government run 24/7 support for mental health crises.
One 82 Consulting
182 Main South Rd, Morphett Vale
Psychologists see children and adults.
Psychologist Lisa Shanahan has experience working with young people experiencing eating disorders.
Lisa Shanahan is only psychologist who is taking clients. You can get an appointment with her from early July 2022
The cost for a session is $204.85 OR $76.45 with Mental Health Treatment Plan from your GP.
Southern Youth Mental Health Service
GP Plus Noarlunga
They support people aged 16-24 years. A referral from Mental Health Triage or GP is needed.
Community Mental Health for those with emerging serious mental illness
(government run and funded)
Statewide Eating Disorder Service
In-patient treatment at Flinders Medical Centre, Day Treatment + Outpatient based at Brighton
Supports people aged 15 years and over. A GP referral is needed.
SEDS is a specialised mental health service for all South Australians. They can provide assessments, care and information for people living with an eating disorder, or where an eating disorder may be developing.
Dependent on service