When Your Mental Health Matters - Child, Adolescent and Adult Therapy


Palmisano Psychological Services aims to promote better outcomes in mental health, psychological well-being and quality of life experiences of primary carers, family members and/or the individual with an enduring Mental Health Issue, an Injury, Disability and/or Medical Condition.

We provide clinical assessment and interventions that are timely, efficacious and accessible to a population with complex needs and often experience financial barriers to obtaining specialised mental health support. Our aim is to deliver a comprehensive service that cultivates emotional, psychological, behavioural, social, occupational and physical wellbeing.

Target groups:

Primary Carers (Parent, Spouse, Partner, Sibling or Child), OR Family Member, OR Individual with:

  • Recent Onset, Recurrent or Enduring Mental Health Issue
  • Mental Health Issues related to a significant Injury or Disability
  • Mental Health Issues related to an enduring or chronic Medical Condition.

Clinical Mental Health Issues:

  • Depression - dysthymia, major, recurrent, PND, Bipolar
  • Anxiety Disorders - Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Panic Attacks/Disorder, Specific Phobias, Agoraphobia, Acute Stress Disorder, PTSD
  • Insomnia
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Bereavement Disorder
  • Suicide and Self Harm
  • Personality Vulnerabilities
  • Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders

Child Behaviour & Parenting Difficulties:

  • Mood & Anxiety Management difficulties
  • Behavioural Problems
  • Bullying
  • Self Esteem Issues
  • Social Interaction Difficulties
  • Parenting Skills Training

Management of Injury, Disability or Medical Condition:

Post Diagnosis psychological adjustment and management of an Injury, Disability or Medical Conditions such as:

  • Neurological - MS, MND, Parkinsons Disease, ABI, Epilepsy, Stroke
  • Medical - Fibromyalgia, Endometriosis
  • Physical - Pain Management- TMJ, Pain Management, Carpal Tunnel, Back Injury.

Bereavement/Life Transition & Adjustment:

  • Loss and Grief, Adjustment to Disability Counselling, Adjustment to significant change.

Interpersonal/ Relationship Enhancement:

  • Individual and Couple - Interpersonal conflict, Communication difficulties, Intimacy difficulties.