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STRENGTH IN MIND PSYCHOLOGY

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ALLOW ME TO INTRODUCE MYSELF

Rebecca Petrie- Psychologist

Strength in Mind Psychology is passionate about the mental health of young people and aims to enhance their engagement in life and education.

Rebecca offers assessment and treatment of adolescent mental health conditions with special interest in the areas of school refusal, educational disengagement and learning disorder assessment. She places emphasis on collaboration with home and school, and aims to educate and empower parents and teachers to support young people through behavioural, mental health and educational challenges. She accepts referrals for young people aged 12-25. 

Please note: Strength in Mind Psychology has a waiting list, and may take some time to gain an appointment to access services. If you require assistance sooner, please consult your GP to discuss alternative supports.  

Strength in Mind Psychology offers assessment of:

  • School refusal

  • Learning disorders

  • Mental health conditions 

 

Utilising evidence-based interventions including: CBT, DBT, ACT, Collaborative Proactive Solutions and strengths-based approaches; treatment plans (including Medicare rebates where applicable) are available for:

  • School refusal

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Sleep disturbance

  • Identity and social challenges

 

Consultation, psychoeducation and professional development for teachers and parents regarding:​

  • Advocacy for students with disabilities

  • Recommendations for Individualised Learning Plans (ILP, IEP)

  • Behavioural concerns

  • School engagement 

  • Trauma-informed teaching practices

  • Learning disorders

  • Youth mental health

  • Teacher and parent wellbeing 

 

SERVICES

Personalised Consultation, Support and Guidance

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INDIVIDUAL THERAPY

Therapy catering for young people aged 12 to 25 years. Medicare rebates are available with a valid Mental Health Treatment Plan. NDIS funded support available for self-managed clients. Private health care rebates may be available (please check with your private health fund).

Advocacy and support involving schools and parents welcomed. 

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PSYCHO-EDUCATIONAL ASSESSMENT

Assessment of learning disorders, intellectual disability & screening for behavioural and attentional concerns.
Please contact for fees and requirements.

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SCHOOL AND WORKPLACE SUPPORT & PRESENTATIONS
 

 Contact me to discuss how I can tailor a presentation to your needs.
Special interests include school refusal, educational engagement, trauma informed learning environments & parenting.

 

CONTACT ME

 

The City Centre Clinic

Suite 14/315 Sturt Street, Ballarat

Post: PO Box 748, Ballarat, Victoria, 3353

0412914805

Fax: 03 4344 0603

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