What Bernadette does as an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker

As an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, Bernadette can help you when you experience difficulties that have an impact on your ability to manage the demands of day-to-day life. For example, when you:

  • Persistently experience low mood or anxiety.
  • Have a relationship breakdown.
  • Experience family, friend, or workplace conflict.
  • Need assistance to re-engage in the workforce after an accident.
  • Feel socially isolated.
  • Are diagnosed with or suspect you have a mental health disorder.

Accredited Mental Health Social Workers understand mental health issues and disorders. They have the training, skills, and expertise to assess your situation and to offer effective treatment to you or someone you know. Some of the treatments provided under Medicare include:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy.
  • Interpersonal therapy.
  • Relaxation training.
  • Parenting training.
  • Inter-personal skills training.

Other therapies that can be provided are:

  • Relationship counselling.
  • Family therapy.
  • Bereavement counselling.
  • Psychotherapy.

Accredited Mental Health Social Workers can also work as a team with other health professionals from whom you are receiving treatment and support.

“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under 
trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water,
 or watching the clouds float across the sky is by no means
 a waste of time.”
J. Lubbuck


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