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Clinical Psychology - Debbie Birkett  

B.Sc.,Grad.Dip.Ed., Grad.Dip.Ad.Is.Ed.,Grad.Cert.Arts,Grad.Dip.Couns.,M.Psych.(Clinical), M.Crim.(Forensic Psych.)


By appointment : Call 56624800

Banksia Health Care is a private consulting centre in South Gippsland, with two psychologists: Debbie Birkett and Ray Saunders. Banksia Health Care offers counselling and psychological services, with highly qualified and experienced local psychologists. Debbie and Ray have lived and worked in Gippsland for over thirty years, and in South Gippsland for eighteen years. They conduct confidential counselling for men and women, including seniors. Wait time is generally 2-4 weeks, longer at busy times. Some common issues addressed are:

  • stress

  • anxiety

  • depression

  • work stress

  • health issues

  • trauma

  • grief anger management

  • sexual abuse

  • assaults

  • work-life balance, and

  • careers

Fees are charged for unfunded services, with discounts for those on low incomes. Some clients are eligible for specific funded programs. Clients with GP referral and Mental Health Plans - may be bulk billed.

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