Welcome to Think Psychology Solutions

Think Psychology Solutions
Due to the ongoing COVID situation in Canberra and ACT Health predicting a surge in cases over the rest of winter, we will be encouraging staff and clients to wear masks in the office, at least until the end of August.
Once in session, it is up to each clinician whether they will continue the session with a mask on or require clients to keep theirs on.
Please note we are not enforcing a mask requirement for either staff or clients.
If you are wearing a mask, please ensure it is sitting on your face correctly, over your nose and chin.
We hope everyone is travelling okay in the current climate.
We are excited to announce our newest Clinical Psychologist, Georgina Lennard who is joining Think on a part-time basis. Georgina will be working with adults, but is particularly passionate about support young adult populations.
Information about Georgina’s skills and background can be found on the Our Team page. To book an appointment with Georgina, please phone the practice on (02) 6282 8266 or email us through the Contact page.

Welcome Georgina!

We are currently experiencing internet issues due to a shortage within the area, which is affecting our phone line.

If you are unable to get through to reception, please send an email or try calling back later this afternoon.

If it is urgent, please contact your GP.

We are very sorry for the inconvenience and hope to have everything up and running soon.

ThinkPS Team

Note: Resolved as of Tuesday 25 January

Congratulations to Caitlin Hammond! In the past few months, Caitlin has completed her supervised training required by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) to obtain the endorsed specialisation in Clinical Psychology. The supervised training takes approximately 2 years and is quite demanding. Congratulations to Caitlin on this exciting achievement!

As of 11:59pm Tuesday 21 December, the ACT Government will reintroduced the mask mandate for all indoor settings, including the practice.

Please note that a mask will be required to be worn upon entry to the practice, unless you have an exemption.

If you are experiencing any flu-like symptoms or have been notified to quarantine, please either reschedule or organise your appointment as telehealth.

We will provide another update in the new year with a date that the mandate will be lifted for the practice.

We hope everyone has a gentle and relaxing Christmas period.

Think Psychology Solutions Team

Mask are not longer mandated within the practice, however if would like your practitioner to wear one, please just let them or reception know.

All practitioners have returned to in-person appointments, while telehealth is still an option for those who wish.

The practice will be closed to clients from 23 December and will reopen on 5 January. Phones and emails will not be monitored during this time.

Wishing everyone a safe and happy end to the year!

Think Psychology Solutions Team

With the ACT lockdown ending, and ease of restrictions, Think Psychology Solutions is on a gradual return to in-person appointments.

Each practitioner currently has their own preference, so if you have not been notified about your therapists preference, please contact the practice on (02) 6282 8266.

Please note that masks are still mandated in all in-door settings and you will be required to wear one, unless an exemption applies.

Hope you are all well and enjoying the small freedoms of ease of restrictions.

Think Psychology Solutions Team

Think Psychology Solutions and our sister company Think Mental Health Pty Ltd have recently been commissioned by CHN, ACT’s Primary Health Network to deliver the ‘Canberra Head to Health Pop Up’ Centre, a service to support the mental health of Canberrans struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic, which opened in Deakin in mid-October.

The free service will help guide Canberrans through the process of finding the right local support for them with no need for a referral or appointment.

Senator the Hon. Zed Seselja welcomed the establishment of the Head to Health Pop Up service.

“I encourage anyone experiencing mental health issues to reach out and seek help. Mental health issues should be treated just like physical injuries, the earlier they are dealt with the better,” said Senator Seselja.

Local mental health services will be further expanded in December 2021 when a new Head to Health Centre for adults will commence in the ACT, one of eight pilot centres established around Australia.

“As a large private multidisciplinary mental health provider in Canberra, we have the experience and capability to provide clinical assessment and interventions. We’re proud to be involved in this new service and will work with the local community to ensure Head to Health complements existing mental health services,” said Vanessa Hamilton, Clinical Director of Think Psychology Solutions.

Head to Health hubs are staffed by multidisciplinary teams including psychologists, mental health workers and social workers. They will offer free video and phone supported mental health and assessment services, as well as COVID-safe face-to-face support. Call 1800 595 212 or go to https://www.headtohealth.gov.au/popup

Due to the current lockdown requirements in the ACT, Think Psychology Solutions would like to reach out to advise our clients that we will continue to provided appointments during this time.
As an essential service, we are able to remain open but are required to move appointments to telehealth to keep everyone safe.
Appointments will be available via telephone or videoconference, whichever you would prefer.
If you have an upcoming appointment and would like to discuss your options, please contact our reception: reception@thinkps.com.au. If a change to your appointment is required, the practice will contact you prior to your appointment. If there are any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact reception or your practitioner.

Update from our previous phones post. Over the last week, we have had our phones/internet system updated and normal service has been resumed. Thank you for your patience and understanding while these issues were occurring.