Mater Health

Mater at Home psychologists are Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registered psychologists experienced in specialised services to assist clients in their home environment with a range of health and life issues, such as:

  • the impact of ageing
  • chronic health conditions
  • acute health conditions or events
  • limited or changing mobility or independence
  • adjusting to changing life circumstances
  • stress associated with being a carer

Mater at Home accepts psychology referrals for:

  • assessment of psychological needs
  • management of stress, anxiety and depression
  • health Coaching – supporting behaviour change
  • support with adjusting to illness or disease
  • management of acute or chronic pain and sleep difficulties
  • development of skills and strategies to increase quality of life

An example of the range of evidence based psychological interventions utilised by Mater at Home psychologists are: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT); Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT); Mindfulness; Motivational Interviewing and behavioural interventions.