PATIENT SERVICES

 

The Gosforth Clinic offers a group Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and a psycho-educational treatment program for patients with the opportunity for friends and family to attend facilitated by Dr Philip Bird.

A number of useful books are available to purchase in our Reception area The Gosforth Clinic. These include the following titles;

 

Adult ADHD:

  • Driven to Distraction
  • Out of the Fog
  • ADD Friendly Ways to Organize your life
  • You mean I’m not Crazy, Lazy or Stupid
  • Survival Tips for Women with ADHD
  • Understanding Women with ADHD
  • What does everybody else know that I don’t
  • Is it you, me or Adult ADHD
  • The Gift of Adult ADD
  • Odd one out: The Mavericks guide to Adult ADD
  • 10 Simple Solutions to Adult ADD
  • Organizing Solutions for people with ADD
  • Women with Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Pieces of the Puzzle
  • Adult ADD (A Guide for the newly diagnosed)

 

Website Links:

Adult ADHD
ADHD Coaching
http://www.connectadhd.com

ADDults with ADHD
http://www.adultadhd.org.au

Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance
http://www.caddra.ca

ADDitude
http://www.additudemag.com
http://www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/print/988.html

The National Resource on ADHD
http://www.chadd.org/

 

Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/autism-spectrum-disorders-asd
https://www.autismspectrum.org.au/about-autism/what-is-autism
https://www.autismawareness.com.au/could-it-be-autism/autism-signs/adulthood/

 

Memory Loss

Alzheimer’s Australia – https://www.alz.org/au/dementia-alzheimers-australia.asp

 

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders Association Queensland – http://eda.org.au/?page_id=27

 

Other Useful Links

Beyond Blue Corona Virus – https://coronavirus.beyondblue.org.au/

Black Dog Institute – https://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/resources-support/

1800 Respect provides support for people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse

www.1800respect.org.au

Arafmi is a community based organisation that provides support to the whole family by way of support groups, workshops and accommodation
www.arafmi.com.au

Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live
www.beyondblue.org.au

Blue Knot Foundation, national centre of excellence for complex trauma, provides phone counselling, resources and workshops for adults affected by childhood trauma and abuse. It seeks to educate and provide training support for people supporting survivors personally and professionally
www.blueknot.org.au

Butterfly Foundation represents all people affected by eating disorders and negative body image – a person with the illness their family and their friends
www.thebutterflyfoundation.org…

Carer Gateway is a national online and phone service that provides practical information and resources to support carers
www.carergateway.gov.au

Everymind is a leading national institute dedicated to reducing mental ill-health, reducing suicide and improving wellbeing
www.everymind.org.au

Headspace centres act as a one-stop-shop for young people aged 12 – 25 years old who need help with mental health, physical health (including sexual health), alcohol and other drugs or work and study support
www.headspace.org.au

Head to Health can help you find the right Australia digital mental health and wellbeing resources, for yourself or for someone you care about
www.headtohealth.gov.au

Hello Sunday Morning is a movement towards a better drinking culture and has grown into the world’s largest online community of people supporting each other to change their behaviour around alcohol
www.hellosundaymorning.org

Kidshelpline is Australia’s only free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 – 25
www.kidshelpline.com.au

Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access for 24 hours crisis support and suicide prevention services

www.lifeline.org.au

MensLine Australia is a telephone and online counselling service for men with family and relationship concerns
www.mensline.org.au

Mental Health Online (formerly Anxiety Online) is an online clinic offering information, self-guided mental health assessment and treatment programs you can do on your own or with therapist support
www.mentalhealthonline.org.au

Mindspot is a free national telephone and online clinic for Australian adults with symptoms of anxiety, depression, or chronic pain. Mindspot provides free and confidential assessments and free, highly effective online treatments
www.mindspot.org.au

NACCHO is the national peak body representing 143 Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHSs) across the country on Aboriginal health and wellbeing issues

www.naccho.org.au

Open Arms (formerly VVCS) is a nationally accredited mental health service for current and former Australian Defence Force members and their families, providing free and confidential counselling to support mental health and wellbeing
www.openarms.gov.au

PANDA – Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia is a specialist not-for-profit organisation that supports expecting and new mothers and fathers and their families to recognise and recover from perinatal anxiety, depression and postnatal psychosis
www.panda.org.au

Qlife is Australia’s first nationally-orientated counselling and referral service for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transexual and/or intersexual (LGBTIQA)
www.qlife.org.au

Queensland Health – Mental health and wellbeing website
https://www.qld.gov.au/health/mental-health

ReachOut is Australia’s leading online mental health organisation for young people and their parents. With practical support, tools and tips that help young people get through anything from everyday issues to tough times – also offering support for parents of teenagers
www.au.reachout.com

Sane Australia is national mental health charity working to support four million Australians afected by complex mental illness. Sane’s work includes mental health awareness, online peer support and information, stigma reduction, specialist helpline support, research and advocacy
www.sane.org

Suicide Call Back Service is a national wide service that provides professional 24/7 telephone and online counselling to people who are affected by suicide
www.suicidecallbackservice.org

Stepping Stones is a membership-based community of people with a mental illness who are dedicated to rebuilding their lives

www.steppingstoneclubhouse.org.au

 

Telehealth Consultations

The Gosforth Clinic offers Telehealth services to eligible patients classified by Medicare. This is a video link to the patient in the comfort of their own home to the Doctor at The Gosforth Clinic. Alternatively the patient’s General Practitioner may have the facilities in their consulting rooms for patients to visit their GP and connect to the Doctor here at The Gosforth Clinic. For further details please contact our Reception team.

Contact Us

We are a referral only practice.
For details on referral requirements click below

We continue to accept new patient referrals to our Memory Clinic.

Due to a high volume of new patient referrals and extensive wait times for an appointment, we are unable to accept new patient referrals to our Adult ADHD and ASD Clinics until further notice.
The referring GP and patient will receive notification from our Clinic regarding the outcome these referrals.
Please re visit our website for any updates regarding this decision. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused by this difficult decision and appreciate your patience during these unprecedented times.

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