Psychologist adelaide??? Any suggestions

Megs04Megs04 AdelaideMember Posts: 37
Hi all im going to get a MHP. Does anyone know of a psychologist in northern area of adelaide. Surgeron couldnt tell me or go yesterday had no idea. As noone around i rang cancer council its Victoria so rhey dont know. Argh


  • SoldierCrabSoldierCrab Bathurst NSW Member Posts: 3,183
    any suggestions ?

  • iserbrowniserbrown Regional VictoriaMember Posts: 3,445
    Go on 6he BCNA website and search aervices. It will ask for your postcode
  • Megs04Megs04 AdelaideMember Posts: 37
  • SisterSister Adelaide Hills, SAMember Posts: 3,968
    Inner East - HP Psychology.  Inner North - Calvary Rehab associated with Adelaide Oncology
  • kmakmkmakm MelbourneMember Posts: 7,039
    You could try the SA Cancer Council.
  • Megs04Megs04 AdelaideMember Posts: 37
    Thsnks everyone 
  • smokie08smokie08 AdelaideMember Posts: 144
    Hi @Megs04 when I was having treatment I saw a psychologist at the Northern Cancer  Center at the LMH it was offered free if you are having treatment there you could ask about it. If not maybe your GP could help 
  • Megs04Megs04 AdelaideMember Posts: 37
    Thanks. My GP wrote me a referral but its private so will cost and a bit if travel. Ill definately ask about rhe Cancer Centre at my appt Friday as i will be having treatment at LMH.
  • wendy55wendy55 Copper Triangle South AustraliaMember Posts: 473
    Hi @Megs04,
    I live 2 and a half hours north of adelaide, think North Beach I had been seeing my pyschologist at Glenelg, then we had phone consults for several years, now we have skype, so once a month we get to chat and as I am on a Mental Health Care Plan I am fortunate that she accepts the medicare rebate as full payment. In terms of who to see, can you ask around discreetly, its always best to be referred to someone who is recommended, Im not sure that the Cancer Council will be able to actually name names in terms of who to go to, as far as cost is concerned if you explain your situation the may be able to help ie.bulkbill, you dont mention which area you live in, if you want to pm and let me know I will let you know who my pyschologist is, I know that she also skypes with someone in Port Lincoln as well, as @smokie08 suggested perhaps there is someone available at the hospital you are having treatment at,
  • Shellshocked2018_Shellshocked2018_ Fleurieu Peninsula , SAMember Posts: 137
    Hi Megs04,
    I see a psychologist at FMC  where she visits on Mondays only, she also has rooms at Kensington gardens the other days of the week.
    This Lady specialises in cancer patients, if you would like her contact details I can pm them to you.
  • Megs04Megs04 AdelaideMember Posts: 37
    Hi thank you. Im northern suburbs if she did phone appointments that could work as i cant easily get to Kensington 
  • Shellshocked2018_Shellshocked2018_ Fleurieu Peninsula , SAMember Posts: 137
    I can send you a private message with her contact details if you like and you can have a chat to see if she is able to help
  • Megs04Megs04 AdelaideMember Posts: 37
    Hi @Shellshocked2018_ that would be great😊
  • Shellshocked2018_Shellshocked2018_ Fleurieu Peninsula , SAMember Posts: 137
    No worries will send it through now on a private message 😀
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