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SCU Health Clinic

SCU Mental Health Services

In January 2017 the Practitioners from "Tarmons Mental Health Service" transitioned into the SCU Mental Health Service located at Southern Cross University in Lismore.

This important community service, formerly managed by the Primary Health Network (PHN) is now integrated into the multidisciplinary SCU Health Clinic.

Mental Health experts can include Psychologist, Clinical Psychologist, Social Worker and a varied array of speciality areas including Mental Health Nurse Practitioners.

Mental Health Workers are expert in human behaviour, having studied the brain, memory learning, human development and the processed determining how people think, feel, behave and react. These specialists apply their expertise using reliable and scientifically supported methods.

Mental Health therapies are widely used to treat individuals and families and can be applied to groups and organisations.

The SCU Mental Health Practitioners are all registered with the respective Boards of Australia in the same way medical practitioners must be registered.

There are many reasons why people consult a Mental Health Practitioners and it may include everyday problems such a work day stress, relationship troubles, coping with illness and relationship difficulties which cans seriously affect your life.

Addressing these concerns is vital to enjoying life and good relationships. Mental Health Practitioners can equip people with the skills needed to function better to prevent problems.

Areas may include:

  • Stress or pain
  • Fears, phobias, anxiety and panic attacks
  • Depression
  • PTSD
  • Gender Issues
  • Abuse
  • Suicide prevention
  • Loss and Grief
  • ATSI
  • Bipolar disorders
  • Sexual difficulties
  • Sleeping difficulties
  • Eating and weight control problems
  • Addictions (alcohol & Drug Use)
  • Making good relationship better and
  • Personal Growth