ABOUT MHNP Consulting

MHNP Consuting is a Mental Health Nurse Practitioner led service that provides clinical services, professional development and professional consulting.

Clinical Services 

MHNP Consulting provides confidential and affordable services for families, couples and individuals.

  • Provide a comprehensive mental health assessment, clarification and confirmation of diagnosis with a recommended treatment plan. No formal diagnosis required for referral under NP private services.

  • Undertake ongoing mental health examination and monitor progress

  • Arranging any necessary diagnostic investigations to confirm mental health diagnosis.

  • Referrals to relevant healthcare providers and medical speciaist

  • Prescribing and review of psychotropic medications where necessary

  • Develop an individualized recovery plan.

  • Psychotherapeutic modalities

    -   Muli-Theroretical Psychotherapy method is used which looks at               thoughts, actions, feelings that interact and shape the biological,             interpersonal, systemic and cultural aspects of individual’s lives.

    -   Acceptance Commitment Therapy

    -   Dialectical Behavioural Therapy

    -   Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

    -   Brief Intervention, Solution and Narrative focused approaches                 along with psychoeducation depending on the presenting concerns.

  • Services are available to:

    -   Individuals (children, youth and adults)

    -   Couples  

    -   Families and carers

 

Referral

Referral can be made by filling out the attached referral form and sending it too email address under "contacts" see link below.

Fees 

  • All NP Consultations receive a Medicare rebate based on length of consultation time. 

  • Unlimited number of sessions available with a Medicare rebate.

  • Subsidised funding - Please ensure your doctor or referring agency have provided you with all the relevant documentation confirming your eligibility in order to avoid being charged the consultation fee.

 

Cancellation and Rescheduling fee:

Credit card details are taken to confirm booked appointments.  You will receive a reminder email 5 days before your appointment.

Fee

5 working days                      0  cancelation or reschedule fee

4 or less working days           $20 cancelation/reschedule fee

1 day before or on the day

of your session/appointment   Full consultation fee

PLEASE NOTIFY MHNP CONSULTING IF YOU NO LONGER REQUIRE THE APPOINTMENT SO IT CAN BE GIVEN TO THE NEXT PERSON ON THE WAITING LIST. Booking of consultation rooms involves a cost to the service provider and short notice cancelations or rescheduling cause a limited ability to offer the appointment to other clients therefore fees apply for all cancellations and rescheduling less than 5 working days for full fee, subsidised and bulk billed clients. Thank you for your thoughtfulness regarding bookings obligations.

Professional Development

Training and education to nursing, medical and mental health professionals.  

 

  • ASIST 11 - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

  • SafeTALK - suicide alert helper

  • Mental Health for Midwives

  • Physical Health & Mental Health – mind and body health connections

  • Youth Mental Health

  • Child Mental Health

  • Suicide Prevention

  • Mental Health Assessment

  • Mental Health Risk Assessment

  • Medication Management

  • Nurse Practitioner role and scope of practice

  • Recovery Orientated Practice

  • Standards of Practice

    • Documentation standards

    • Australian Privacy Principles

    • Clinical file auditing

    • Professional boundaries

    • Continuous quality improvement

 

 

Professional Consulting

Qualified with a Masters of Health Science and Quality Improvement. Over 24 years experience in Mental Health including clinical and management roles in Public Mental Health Services, Primary Mental Health and Private Practice including:

Private clinical business development

Service review of Psychological Services,

development of Suicide Prevention Service, Child Mental Health Service;

Nurse Practitioner Project Management and development of NP models of practice; 

Complaints Manager, Quality Unit, Corporate Services of a Tertiary Health Organization; Accreditation Advisor - Mental Health Services and Quality Manager, Child and Adolescent Mental Health.

 

Professional consulting services include:

  • Clinical advisory for mental health programs

  • Clincal service review, audit and development of services

  • Group Supervision

  • Individual Supervision

  • Nurse Practitioner Mentoring and supervision

  • Development of NP portfolios for endorsement

  • Mental Health Nurse credentialing applications

Cancelation fee applies with charging the full negotiated rate for bookings if cancelation occurs less than one month.  This policy is due to the preparation time for the contracted work and timeframe booked where other training and education sessions are unable to replace the booking at short notice.

Call us:

+61425 723 609

Find us: 

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3199

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