Accredited Mental Health Social Workers are registered providers with Medicare. They are assessed on behalf of the Commonwealth Government by the Australian Association of Social workers.
Mental Health Social Workers have specialist mental health expertise and have experience in assessing and treating patients with:
- Depression and mood disorders
- Anxiety disorders
- Personality disorders
- Suicidal thoughts
- Relationship problems
- Life crises
- Adjustment issues
- Family conflicts
- Bipolar disorders
- Carer stress
- Accessing community resources and services
- Child/Elder abuse
- PTSD/trauma caused by previous issues, including sexual abuse
Mental health social workers help you resolve psychological issues as well as associated social and environmental problems. Mental Health Social Workers recognise the broader implications of individual mental health and how it impacts a patient’s friends, family, work, and education.
As part of therapy, mental health social workers use a range of intervention strategies including:
- Cognitive behavioural therapy
- Behavioural interventions
- Cognitive interventions
- Relaxation strategies
- Skills training
- Problem solving
- Anger management
- Social skills
- Stress management
- Parenting skills
- Interpersonal therapy
- Psycho-education/motivational interviewing
- Narrative therapy
- Relation strategies
At Creative Healing we empower people with mental health by managing social factors, interactions with family, carers, and the community to help them lead independent lives. Further, we can help you build resilience so they can improve their personal well being. At Creative Healing we work with children, adolescents, and adults.
Creative Healing mental health accredited social workers understand the difficulties people face with mental health issues. Please contact us today for help and advice, or to find out more about our “work at the clay fields” clay field therapy.