Joanne Melville Mcgrath

Accredited Social Worker & Mental Health Worker

Joann is an accredited Social worker & Mental Health worker . She can see patients under Mental Health Care plans and can help patients deal with mental & social issues inc NDIS
Appointments : Please send referrals to Fax: 03 9088 8177
LOCATION: Lilydale

Out of pocket charges are applicable to all patients

Richard Sedgman

Accredited Social Worker & Mental Health Worker

Richard is an Accredited Social Worker / Mental Health Worker .

Masters of Social Work – Deakin University
Post Graduate in Counselling – Australian College of Applied Psychology
Post Graduate in Family Therapy – Claire-Miran Khan

Richard is a passionate and driven clinician with more than 11 years experience working as a Social Worker and Therapist. He has worked in various settings including Private Practice, inpatient hospitals with patients with mental health and addiction issues, social welfare and also in palliative care. He has also worked in school settings with children as part of kinship care programs. His strengths are about encouraging and working with clients to achieve the best outcomes in life for them through empathy and understanding and a client centred approach. For Richard it is about creating a safe space for clients where they can feel heard and understood in their experience.
Richard’s clinical work centres around the belief that there is potential for every client to “live life” and not just “survive it”.

Children, Adolescents, Adults and Couples.

Depression / Anxiety
Sleep Issues , Stress (Personal or Workplace)
Cognitive Assessments

Richard uses a range of evidence-based approaches, primarily Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), but also uses Behavioural Activation and Mindfulness Meditation to help address mental health distress that a Client experiences.

Appointments : Please contact NVP on 1300 830 687 or book online

LOCATION: Lilydale

Out of pocket charges are applicable to all patients

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