Counselling Options

Lilly Pilly Counsellors are able to provide support for consumers through a number of programmes.

PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT SERVICES

Lilly Pilly Counselling is a provider organisation for the Psychological Support Services (PSS) programme funded by Central and Eastern Sydney PHN. PSS registered and accredited clinicians provide focused psychological therapies to people experiencing mild to moderate mental health concerns.

General Practitioners and non-medical practitioners are able to refer people who meet eligibility criteria to the PSS program. For more information visit Central and Eastern Sydney PHN website.

BETTER ACCESS

All Lilly Pilly clinicians are able to provide support and treatment in collaboration with General Practitioners under the Better Access Initiative where Medicare rebates for focused psychological support apply. Support is available in the local community where Lilly Pilly clinicians are able to provide a timely response. For more information on Better Access, please see the Department of Health website.

NATIONAL DISABILITY INSURANCE SCHEME

Lilly Pilly is a registered provider for the NDIS. We provide therapeutic services for people with a psychosocial disability to help them achieve an optimal state of personal, emotional and social wellbeing through counselling and group work. We work from a recovery oriented, trauma informed approach. Our clinicians offer a wide range of psychological therapies. Lilly Pilly also has a home visiting service available to clients unable to attend clinic appointments. For more information, see the NDIS website.

BUPA PARENT & BABY WELLBEING PROGRAM

Lilly Pilly has providers for the BUPA Parent and Wellbeing Program. This program is available to eligible BUPA members and provides counselling support to parent’s and parents-to-be who are finding the transition to parenthood difficult. For more information, see the BUPA website.

SUPPORT FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME

Lilly Pilly has a network of counsellors who are accredited to provide counselling to victims of crime in NSW through the NSW Justice approved counselling service. All clinicians provide high level counselling for clients who have experienced trauma in this context within a trauma informed framework. For more information, see the Victims Services website.

SUPPORT FOR VETERANS

Lilly Pilly has a network of counsellors who are able to provide counselling and support for Veterans with a gold card or white card under the Department of Veterans’ Affairs mental health support scheme. For more information, please see the Department of Veterans’ Affairs website.

WORKERS COMPENSATION

Lilly Pilly has a network of SIRA approved social workers and psychologists providing counselling and assessment services under Workers Compensation. For more information, see the Fair Work website.

WORK AND DEVELOPMENT ORDERS

Lilly Pilly is a registered WDO provider organisation. For more information, see the NSW Revenue website or the Legal Aid NSW website.

AFFORDABLE FEES FOR PRIVATE CLIENTS

Lilly Pilly Counsellors offer affordable fees for clients who don’t meet criteria for our other programs. Better Access and Private Health Insurance Rebates are also available.