Patients can self-refer or be referred by their GP or Psychiatrist.
Dr. Dawborn sees patients with a wide range of mental health concerns - including depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, substance misuse, personality disorders, PTSD and complex PTSD.
In many cases, about six to twelve appointments are appropriate.
Longer term issues will need more time – for example, entrenched patterns of feeling, thinking and behaving, impacting your everyday life.
Concessional patients will reach the extended medicare safety net (EMSN) in 6-8 consultations.
Non-concessional patients will reach the extended medicare safety net (EMSN) in 18-21 consultations
Unlimited Medicare Rebates
Patients requiring longer term psychotherapy can have continuing unlimited consultations under Medicare. This is because Dr Dawborn is a GP.
Patients having brief or long term psychotherapy can also be seen under a Mental Health Care Plan.
All personal therapy appointments are for 50 minutes. Couple sessions are for 60 minutes.
Counselling Services & Treatments
Psychotherapy is an effective treatment for the following conditions and issues.
- Bereavement & Grief
- Bipolar Disorder
- Complex Post Traumatic Stress
- Dissociative Disorders
- Drug Dependence
- Emotional Distress
- Gender Identity Issues
- Interpersonal Problems
- Life Transitions
- Personal Development
- Marriage Breakdown
- Marital Issues
- Men’s Issues
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Panic Attacks
- Personality Disorders
- Post Natal Depression
- Post Traumatic Stress
- Sexual Abuse and Trauma
- Sleep Disorders
- Substance Abuse
- Work Related Issues
I utilise the following therapeutic approaches
- Brief Psychodynamic therapy
- Couple Therapy
- Family Therapy
- Process-Oriented Psychotherapy
- Psychoanalytic Self Psychology
- Psychological Medicine
- Relationship Therapy
- Solution Focussed Therapy
- Systems Therapy
- Trauma Counselling
Get in Touch
Suites 6 & 7 Level 3 The Clarion Hotel 201-209 Sturt St Townsville City 4810 (Cnr Sturt & Stanley)
Phone: 0499 440 422
We are not always able to answer the phone, so please leave a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Alternatively, send us an email firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out the form to schedule a 15 minute phone call at a time that suits you. We look forward to speaking with you!
Remember, positive change begins when you contact us!