Strict hygiene and distancing protocols are adhered to in all of the consulting rooms at Nexus Psychology.
However – If individuals indicate a preference for counseling via telehealth – ie, phone or video – this option is available.
Some psychologists at Nexus are choosing to offer only telehealth session
Under some circumstances Telehealth sessions may be bulk-billed – eg, where a client or psychologists are considered to have a confirmed or suspected case of Corona virus, or are considered to be in a vulnerable group
If Co-Vid 19 bulk billing criteria are not met – medicare rebates are not currently available for telehealth sessions.
The government is considering its position in relation to an expansion of telehealth services and is expected make an announcement on Monday 30 March in relation to this.
Other relevant announcements in relation to the provision of services impacted by Co-Vid 19 are noted below
The current situation we are all facing is very difficult- there are a lot of things going on that are uncertain and out of our control.
In these times it can be good to focus on some of the things you can control like your breath.
We have link below of a recording of a short breathing exercise by Annette Marlow who is our Nexus Wellness coordinator.