Mental Health, Fremantle area (Hilton)

Our Occupational Therapy mental health services are for people who experience:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Post Natal Depression
  • Unexplained somatic complaints
  • Neurasthenia (chronic fatigue)
  • Sleep problems
  • Persistent Pain
  • Low self esteem and confidence
  • Acopia (feeling unable to cope) 

In times of stress, thoughts and emotions can take over, making it hard to perform even the simplest of everyday tasks. Occupational Therapists assess how a person’s mental health impacts daily activities and quality of life.

Occupational Therapy can help you:

  • Improve mood
  • Reduce anxiety
  • Build relationships
  • Find meaning in life
  • Develop better coping strategies
  • Reduce substance use
  • Get a good night sleep
  • Find direction in life
  • Spend more time doing things that are important to you

Occupational Therapy helps improve mental health through:

  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Relaxation training
  • Skills development 
    • communication & assertion
    • managing anxiety, panic & stress
    • anger management
  • Self awareness, confidence and self esteem building
  • Goal setting

Group Courses

The below clip explains how acceptance & commitment therapy (a mindfulness approach) helps you to make room for distressing thoughts and feelings so that you can live a meaningful life.

Occupational Therapists help people to do what matters and be what matters.

Individual’s with an ‘assessed mental health condition’ may be eligible for Medicare Rebates (with a GP or psychiatrist referral) through the Better Access to Mental Health (BAMH) or Access To Allied Psychological Services (ATAPS) medicare initiatives.

For emergency help or support please contact:

Lifeline – Crisis support, suicide prevention

Beyond Blue – Support services for depression and anxiety