The Australian Association of Psychologists (AAPi) said the data showing one in five Australians had delayed or not seen a mental health professional in the past year due to cost was highly concerning.
Peak body for all psychologists, the Australian Association of Psychologists (AAPi), has welcomed the Senate report into the assessment and support services for people with ADHD.
Urgent action needed on health workforce strategy.
The Australian Association of Psychologists (AAPi) is calling for perinatal women in need of mental health support to be able to access 40 rebated sessions per year through Medicare.
Cuts to the number of subsidised psychology sessions are taking a serious toll on the mental health of Australians, with some psychologists reducing the number of Medicare-related clients, despite long waiting lists.
Mental health care needs to be made more affordable, accessible and equitable, with practical solutions provided for a strained workforce in the upcoming Budget, according to the Australian Association of Psychologists (AAPi).
A new report examining Australia’s mental health crisis says the gap between the demand for, and supply of, mental health services will continue to widen and provides an immediate solution for increasing the mental health workforce by 22 per cent.
New research from a peak psychology body has shown that psychologists believe cost is the main barrier to accessing mental health services, followed by long waiting lists and a shortage of psychologists.
Australia’s peak body for all psychologists says those impacted by the Victorian and Tasmanian floods should be able to access vital mental health services under Medicare.
AAPi is supporting calls by the Australian Veterinary Association for both major political parties to commit to investing $3 million over five years to save the lives and wellbeing of Australian veterinarians.
Australia’s peak body for all psychologists says flood victims should be able to access vital mental health services under Medicare.
Please find below comments in relation to tonight’s Federal Budget from the Executive Director of the Australian Association of Psychologists, Tegan Carrison.
Many psychologists in private practice are unable to accept new clients, while existing clients are showing more distress and anxiety compared with 2020.
Two registered psychologists will retire this Friday, leaving a big gap in mental health services in the Whitsunday region.
A shortage of educational and developmental psychologists could negatively impact the way mental health needs are managed into the future, according to the peak body for all psychologists.
With NSW students returning to school this week after a very long three months away, the Australian Association of Psychologists (AAPi) has provided some advice on ways to make the transition easier.