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How to Refer

We value the opportunity to work with you to provide holistic and comprehensive mental health care for mutual patients. To discuss a referral in detail, simply contact us and we will endeavour to get back to you as soon as possible.

General Practitioners

We welcome referrals under the Better Access Initiative. A Mental Health Care Plan (MHCP) is required for clients to access Medicare Benefits.

If you’re a General Practitioner, then you can refer your patient for Focused Psychological Strategies (under the Medicare rebate sessions - Better Access to Mental Health Care Plan).

Medicare Rebates for Psychological Support under the Better Access to Mental Health Care Initiative that Lively Lifestyles Psychology can be referred under are:


If you're a Psychiatrist, a referral letter is required. For your convenience, our pre-formatted Referral Letter Template is available with our contact details provided within.


If you are an Obstetrician-Gynaecologist, a referral letter is not required in order for a patient to access a Medicare Rebate (only GP or Psychiatrist can organise a MHCP). However, we do welcome a referral letter so that we can better understand your patient's circumstances and needs that you may have identified.

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