Additional tools for parenting toolkit

  • Triple P Positive Parenting Program - free online courses & resources
  • Psychology, counselling & allied health service providers in surrounding suburbs

    1. Mental Health Assessment by a GP/Doctor:

    A mental health assessment can be provided, and if eligible a Mental Health Care Plan (MHCP) to access psychological services at a more affordable rate (Medicare rebates). GPs may also refer you to or recommend psychologists or allied health services that offer bulk billing. 

    2. Securing a psychologist appointment (if waiting for availability): 

    1. Book appointments at multiple clinics
    2. Ask to be placed on their waiting list for cancellations
    3. Consider booking an online video consultation
    4. Families may be able to access an appointment through their Employee Assistance Program 

    3. Service providers in surrounding suburbs:

    Act for Kids 

    • Flourish – Child and Family Therapy  Counselling for children, young people and their families who have experienced trauma or who are at risk of harm. Community referrals accepted. Service is free of charge.
    •  Integrated Therapy Services  For behavioural, emotional and/or developmental difficulties due to trauma from abuse and neglect or who are at risk of harm. Speech and language therapists, occupational therapists and psychologists. 

    Ahead Psychology  Stafford

    All About Kids Strathpine, Wooloowin, Telehealth  Child and youth allied health services

    Ashgrove Community Care Ashgrove, Telehealth Counselling staff are professionally qualified, committed Christians who acknowledge the diversity of views, lifestyles and practices within the community.

    Child and Adolescent Development Service North Lakes

    Child and Family Connect Phone Support  If your family is going through tough times, contact Family and Child Connect for free, unlimited and confidential advice, to connect you to practical support for family and parenting challenges.

    Child and Youth Mental Health Service  Nundah, Strathpine, Keperra  Children and young people up to 18yrs and families who may have complex mental health needs. 

    Foundations Counselling Centre  Carseldine  Services provided by consultants holding a Christian faith. Medicare rebates are available (with MHCP). 

    Gnadenfrei Counselling and Psychology Kallangur Christian counselling and psychology. The whole person can be engaged in the process of recovery and personal growth.

    Growth Psychology  Alderley

    Happy Minds Psychology Practice Ashgrove Accept referrals for cognitive/learning assessments and art therapy 

    Headspace  Nundah, Strathpine, Redcliffe, Indooroopilly, Wooloongabba 12yo to 25yo with mental health, general health, drug, alcohol, work and study concerns. Some services are bulk-billed with valid MHCP. 

    Heart In Mind Grange  Clinical psychologists who have a Christian faith.

    Hills Family Support Services Everton Hills Low-cost, professional Christian counselling for couples, individuals, children

    My Mental Health - Safe Spaces  Bardon, Strathpine, Redcliffe, Caboolture For people experiencing emotional distress; friendly and welcoming support is provided in a safe environment, as an alternative to emergency departments. 

    Open Minds Morayfield, Telehealth 

    You Thrive  Everton Hills, North Lakes Integrated therapy services.

    Young Minds Network Services Stafford, The Gap, North Lakes, Redcliffe  Psychologists and allied health clinicians.

    Q-Psych Psychologists Stafford Heights  Psychology services for children and adults.

    Support organisations during school holidays for students & parents

    Kids Helpline (counselling service 5-25yo) - 1800 551 800