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Specialised Medical & Psychological Support For Adults

Psychiatry Services Charlestown

Newcastle & Hunter Region

EDUCARE offers adult clients the support of specialised medical and psychological professionals. 

Our highly experienced psychiatrists and our clinical and consulting psychologists are attuned to identifying and treating a full range of issues often encountered in adult life that impact upon well-being and functionality.

What to expect 

Please see your GP for a referral before you book your first appointment.

Initial appointments are generally between 50 and 90 minutes duration to allow your therapist to gather detailed assessment information.

After the assessment, a plan for therapy is drafted in conjunction with you, pinpointing goals for treatment and outlining the treatment program. 

When you meet, your consultant will carefully explain the program and will answer any questions you may have.

Periodically during therapy, reviews of progress will be made by your consultant to make adjustments where necessary.

In general, therapy involves approximately 6 to 10 one-hour weekly sessions. The length of treatment and individual sessions will vary according to the nature of your problem and the type of specialised exercises that may be assigned.

You can expect the support of an empathetic, caring and highly experienced clinician who will identify, treat and provide strategies and skills that will enhance your well-being and success.

The scope of adult clinical specialties includes but are not limited to the following issues:

Alcohol and other drugs

Anger

Anxiety

Attachment issues

Bereavement

Bi-Polar disorder

Childhood abuse

Depression

Domestic abuse

Existential crisis

Grief

Identity issues

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Panic attacks

Phobias

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Self harm

Sexual identity and behaviour

Stress

Suicidal thoughts

Contact your GP for a referral then book your first appointment to take place either in our Newcastle rooms or remotely via our tele-health service.

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