Clinical Psychology Assessment and Therapy - Port Kembla Hospital
Outpatient rehabilitation psychological assessments and therapy for people who have experienced a recent health condition, illness, or disability.
What we do
We can help you to:
- Adjust to your health condition.
- Help with motivation to do well with rehabilitation.
- Deal with pain.
- Deal with grief and loss.
Reduce the impact of depression, anxiety, sleep, and relationship issues on your ability to manage your health condition.
When to access this service
When you have experienced a health condition, illness, disability, you have had a recent hospital stay and you are struggling to cope or are experiencing distress.
What to expect
You will be asked about your current situation and concerns, your medical history, and other important things. The psychologist will discuss with your therapy options and work with you to set goals and make a treatment plan. Therapy may occur over multiple sessions. Please allow 60-90 minutes for the first consultation and 60 minutes thereafter.
Who should access this service
Referrals are accepted for adults (18 years and over) requiring assessment and therapy of their adjustment to complex medical conditions. Family members and carers are also seen where appropriate.
How to access this service (referrals or no referral necessary)
Referrals for rehabilitation and psychology assessment and intervention are accepted from General Practitioners, Medical Specialists, Psychologists and other Allied Health clinicians. Referrals are accepted in writing either by mail, email, fax and phone.
What to bring
- Your glasses (if needed)
- Your hearing aids (if needed)
Level 3, Block A
Warrawong NSW 2502
8.30am – 4pm Monday-Friday.
Parking and Public Transport
Port Kembla Hospital is located on Cowper Street. Pedestrians can access the hospital from the main entrance on Cowper Street. There is a bus stop located close to the hospital with the following services available - Premier Illawarra 52, 53 and 54.
There is limited parking available for patients, families and carers at the back of the hospital, via Fairfax Road.
Advice for disabled in getting to the service
There are disabled parking spots in the car park. The drop off zone at the front door of the hospital can be accessed via the entrance on Cowper Street.