VICTOR C. D. BARNES, PSYCHOLOGIST, HYPNOTHERAPIST
Medicare bulk-billing for qualified clients. Treatments & Counselling (includes hypnotherapy, Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), and analytical, cathartic/abreactive techniques (which can involve dream and phantasy work). Psychologists are federal government registered (www.AHPRA.gov.au) and university trained and supervised. If your GP won't refer you to a "this or that" therapist it may be your proposed therapist has never been employed as such in a major mental health facility, and is not recognised by Medicare. I have completed an AHPRA approved PhD in clinical psychology and received my initial training in PNG's Mental Health Service with some stress then on cross-cultural psychiatry. Since then I've worked for Minda Home (intellectual disability), Education an private practice.
Online email counselling: By arrangement.
Reports and Assessments: Human Resource reports, Assessment of psychological injury and other forensic reports for the civil, criminal and family courts.
Reports are based on testing and interviewing. They usually specify and refer to Personality, Intelligence and Interests, reference-checking as required, diagnoses/prognoses where relevant, and recommended treatment where relevant.
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