SERVICES @Mindful Life Wellness
**Mindful Life Wellness is a trauma informed service that is committed to viewing clients struggles through a trauma focused lense. Practitioners at Mindful Life Wellness are trained in trauma informed care. We recognise and acknowledge that many presentations, symptoms and behaviours are the result of traumatic experiences. As such Mindful Life Wellness endeavours to provide a safe and judgement free space for healing and recovery.
MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELLING/THERAPY
1:1 CAPACITY BUILDING SESSION (NDIS)
ANIMAL ASSISTED THERAPY (AAT)
SERVICES PROVIDED BY MARYANNE EVE
NDIS CAPACITY BUILDING SESSIONS ALSO PROVIDED BY NDIS CHILDREN'S THERAPIST JESS VERZIN IN SCHOOL AND EARLY EDUCATION SETTINGS.
MEDICARE/PRIVATE-1:1 Mental health therapy (counselling) session
$155 per session
Medicare rebate $82.30 per session
(MHCP=10 rebated sessions per calendar year)
NDIS-1:1 Capacity Building session-self/plan managed
AAT- (Therapy dog attendance)
$30 surcharge per session, in addition to above session fee
Medicare/private-Wholistic Mental Health Counselling for adults and children. Face to Face, Walk and Talk (adults only), Telehealth (adults only-Zoom or phone). Utilising Supportive Psychotherapeutic Strategies, including but not limited to; Strengths Based Approach, Play based and Theraplay Interventions, Mindfulness, CBT and Relaxation Strategies.
NDIS Capacity Building 1:1 sessions aim to build capacity and interpersonal skills, with the overall goal being to assist clients to develop a range of skills to improve daily function and overall well-being. These sessions are goal oriented. They encompass Psycho-social support along with skills building. Skill building is focused on; communication, social skills, self regulation skills, confidence and independence. This is usually done via engagement, connection and therapeutic relationship building, along with Theraplay interventions and play based therapy, activities, games, role modeling and imitation. Can be conducted in clinic or at school/childcare/kindergarten (provided by NDIS Children's Therapist Jess Verzin).
Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) with Therapy Dog Tilly. Tilly’s role in working with kids in sessions may include providing calm, comfort and affection. Assisting children with Anxiety and in particular Separation Anxiety. Tilly can also assist kids to self-regulate and find a comfortable place in their own bodies. Tilly’s presence in sessions may help children feel safe and loved, helping them feel comfortable to open up and engage.
All sessions runs for 45min. 15mins is then allocated to file notes.
Mindful Life Wellness is not a Bulk Billing Service. Mindful Life Wellness is currently NOT servicing the following funded clients; Forensicare, DVA, WorkSafe, TAC, VOCAT, children who are subject to court orders or access/custody disputes. We are also unable to write Court Reports.
KIDS MINDFULNESS PROGRAM
FACILITATED BY MARYANNE EVE.
$50 per session-term commitment and up front term payment required
NDIS participants welcome (plan and self managed only)
Medicare rebate available
Medicare rebate $20.80 per session
(MHCP=10 rebated group sessions per calendar year)
Kids Mindfulness is a weekly children's early intervention mental health group program for kids aged 5-12 years.
A combination of age and stage appropriate CBT education and Somatic and Mindfulness practices.
Coupled with Targeted Relaxation Strategies that promote embodiment.
Practicing principles of Kindness, compassion, gratitude, acceptance, non judgment, impermanence and letting go. A mix of hands on Meditation, breath work, mindful movement and games, story telling and age appropriate education. There is also lots of opportunities for sharing, connection and learning from eachother.
The overall aim of the program is to assist children via role modelling and co-regulation strategies to self soothe, self manage stress and self regulate emotions and behaviours in a safe, judgement free and inclusive environment.
Classes run 430-530pm-Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday in line with school term dates.
Term commitment required
Mindful Life Wellness is not a Bulk Billing Service.
LEGO® Based Therapy
Group and individual therapy
Fee-$80-$193.99 per session
FACILITATED BY ALISON MOLLOY
Our group and individual sessions are facilitated by Alison Molloy who is a certified facilitator of LEGO® Based Therapy, a teacher and she home-schools her own neurodivergent, PDA child. Alison has extensive experience supporting children with emotional regulation challenges.
LEGO® Based Therapy is a therapeutic approach that uses LEGO® building activities to help individuals, especially children, develop social and communication skills. It often involves small groups working together on building projects, promoting collaboration, problem-solving, and interpersonal interaction. This type of therapy is commonly used with neurodivergent individuals or people with social communication challenges
Whilst this program is aimed at NDIS funded kids and is NDIS approved. Private paying clients can also attend
PROVIDED BY VISITING THERAPIST CARMEL PATI
$170 per session
Relationship Counselling is a confidential and supportive process where you can safely discuss your concerns and reconnect with each other and discuss the issues that may be affecting your relationship and partnership.
If you are experiencing relationship difficulties it is often hard to admit and discuss these within the relationship.
Couples counselling provides a safe and supportive and neutral space to discuss conflicts and challenges within your relationship.
Carmel Pati is a visiting Therapist who attends Mindful Life Wellness once a month on a Saturday to provide this service. Carmel is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, Family Therapist and Relationship Counsellor
Please contact Carmel's admin team direct via phone to book in for a session at Mindful Life Wellness