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Out of the Blue Therapy
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Shop 2 / 45 Front Street, Mossman
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Anne Mayne is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker with over 20 years of experience counselling adults, adolescents and children.

Anne provides therapy that is evidence-based and effective. Anne’s specialisation is the impact of current or past interpersonal trauma and attachment difficulties.

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0487 722 511
Resilience Enterprises
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NDIS Registered Provider
Yes
Business Address
PO Box 7232, Cairns Qld 4870
4870
Business Description

We are fully accredited with NDIS in the following areas

Assist life stage transition
Behaviour support (practitioners)
Development of life skills
Therapeutic supports
Group centre activities

We are already running outreach clinics across these areas and have been active for some time in this space.

Our clinic rooms are based in Cairns
Our registration group ages is 7-65

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We cover a range of interest areas including:

-Trauma and recovery needs
-Needs for first line responders
-Trans and gender diverse counselling support (individual and families)
-Support for families and individuals going through change
-Recovery after industrial or organisational trauma

TRAINING AND EDUCATION
Resilience enterprises focuses on training which places people first. People before power point. Training packages are designed to be flexible, human oriented and recognise that for many professionals, that training is best suited to build on existing knowledge and skill sets. We design our packages built on your needs identified through your organisation. Speciality areas in design and assessment include but are not limited to

-LGBTI work and intersectionality
-Stages of change and organisational review
-Traumatised workplaces
-Diverse lifestyle choices
-Themes in emergent generalised allied health practice.

 

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0427 137 960
Sunbird Home Care
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NDIS Registered Provider
Yes
Business Address
Cairns
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Superior Home Care, Servicing Innisfail to Mossman.

Our personalised care helps people in their place of living with safety, dignity and independence. We supply accredited team members to provide care for you in your own home, wherever home is. From the family home to senior communities, rehab facilities and beyond, we will bring care that loved ones need.

Our multi-disciplinary team includes: Support Workers, Enrolled Nurses, Registered Nurses, Clinical Nurse Consultants, Nurse Practitioners, Indigenous Health Workers, Credentialled Diabetes Educators, Exercise Physiologists, Physiotherapists, Social Workers and Doctors.

We are recognised as a passionate and skilled provider offering care determined by individual needs, by caring staff, to achieve real outcomes. We are there to care.

No package, No problem. You do not need to be receiving any funded package to engage our services.

- AHPRA and NDIS accredited team members

- NDIA registered

- Specialising in 24-hour care

- We do what we say we’re going to do – each and every time

- We solve care problems using compassionate, person-centred solutions

- We engage in thoughtful relationships with the families we serve

- We give back to our community

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1800 134 711
Cairns Adventure Therapy
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Cairns
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We specialise in delivering adventure therapy interventions in which we combine evidence based therapeutic approaches with engaging and adventurer activities in nature.

One-to-one sessions
Small group programs
Tailored adventure therapy programs for human service organisations
Respite camps
School holiday programs
Team building days

Some services are eligible for rebates through Mental Health Care Pland and NDIS plans

Owners Alan Zaeh and Jonny Marshall and the team offer a range of services to young people (7+), families and adults.

admin@cairnsadventuretherapy.com.au
0406 261 505

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0406 261 505
Living Stories
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NDIS Registered Provider
Pending
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Wet provide the highest quality social work counselling and consultancy services to the most vulnerable members of our community. Living Stories has many years providing person centred, strengths based individual and group therapies to people living with a disability, delivering responsive, flexible services throughout Cairns and the wider region.  Living Stories is committed to work collaboratively with participants, carers and support services to achieve identified wellbeing goals, in alignment with the principles, ethics, and values enshrined within the AASW and NDIS.

Living Stories is currently in the process of gaining NDIS registration.   Please find a link to our website below for further information and advice.  We value your thoughts, reflections, and feedback.

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Jon 0498070481 or Jess 0498 639 922
Alliance Rehabilitation
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NDIS Registered Provider
Yes
Business Address
Level 2, 19 Aplin Street, Cairns
4870
Business Description

Alliance Rehabilitation is one of the largest private, interdisciplinary health teams in North Queensland. We believe in leading change through a holistic, passionate, and team-driven approach to service.

From health and wellbeing to disability and support, we provide diverse services, both public and private, to help you achieve your goals and attain quality of life.

Alliance Rehabilitation is a Registered National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Provider with a wide range of therapy services, assessments for home modification and assistive technology through the NDIS.

Face to face appointments are available now for:

Occupational Therapy
Dietetics & nutrition

Our greater team visits by appointment (and via telehealth), with the practitioners chosen before each visit to meet community need. These include:

Physiotherapy
Exercise physiology
Speech pathology
Social work
Psychology
Assistive technology

Services are also available privately or through the Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA), WorkCover Queensland, the National Injury Insurance Scheme (NIISQ), corporate and Medicare arrangements.

Alliance Rehabilitation Cairns clinic is located at Level 2, 19 Aplin Street. Appointments are by booking only, call 07 4772 1219 or email reception@alliancerehab.com.au

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07 4772 1219
Stride
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163 Bunda Street, Parramatta Park
4870
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Stride (formally Aftercare)

Supported Independent Living (SIL) is a NDIS supported accommodation service for adults and young people who have severe or complex mental health concerns. Stride's SIL services offer a safe and comfortable home environment and provide assistance and support with day to day living.
Phone 1300 001 907  sil@stride.com.au

Take 2 - Working with families to provide intensive support for teenage mental health.  Take 2 works alongside families with teens who have complex mental health needs – at our place or yours.

Located in Cairns South

Up to 12 months support
Goal setting, mentoring and practical support
Group and individual activities
Referrals to other specialists

Phone: 1300 00 1907  hello@stride.com.au

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Step Up, Step Down - Helping young people transition back into their community

Whether they’ve had a mental health episode or are leaving hospital, young people will have 24/7 help at Step Up, Step Down.

Located in Cairns
Stays usually between 14 and 28 days
Independent living skills
Help with work and study for those with mental health concerns
Drug and alcohol counselling

Manoora QLD 4870

Phone: 1300 00 1907  hello@stride.com.au

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Youth Residential Rehabilitation Service - Accommodation for young people with 24/7 professional support in New South Wales and Queensland

Young people won’t just have a safe place to live at a Stride Transitional Supported Living residence and Youth Residential Rehabilitation Units. They’ll have someone they can count on 24/7 to help them through what they’re feeling.

Located in Seven Hills and in Cairns and surrounds
Ages 14 – 24
High support through to independent living skills
Life, social, travel and money management skills
Exercise programs
Education, training and work opportunities

Phone: 1300 00 1907  hello@stride.com.au

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Therapeutic Supports Clinician

Stride has capacity for new referrals for Therapeutic Supports for NDIS participants.

Tivanee is a social worker who holds registration with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW). She is passionate about taking therapy outside a clinical setting and reducing barriers to services.

Tivanee listens to her client’s need and preferences and provides counselling in a safe, non-judgmental space. Trained in Sandplay Therapy and Outdoor Therapy, her approaches allow opportunity for clients to explore feelings and experiences often inaccessible or difficult to express in words. She can offer practical techniques to help people improve overall health and wellbeing, cope and manage their day-to-day, and support their journey of healing and growth.

Tivanee is available for face-to-face sessions in our Cairns office, in home or in a confidential community space utilising the beautiful environment around Cairns.

https://stride.com.au/ndis/therapeutic-support/

Referral form  https://stride.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/DIGITAL_Therapeutic-Supports-Clinician-Flyer_Tivanee-Wong_August22.pdf
or email Tivanee.Wong@stride.com.au

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1300 00 1907
Nurturing Life Connections
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Nurturing Life Connections services the following areas - Cairns, Mossman, Kuranda and Surrounding areas.
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Welcome to Nurturing Life Connections, where we believe that every child deserves to reach their full potential. Our qualified allied health professionals have years of experience working with families and children, helping them navigate developmental concerns and disabilities.

We provide a range of NDIS funded therapies, including  play therapy, nature therapy, art therapy, educational therapy, and child-parent/family therapy, to support families in achieving their goals.

Our mobile therapy services cater to children and their families, with a focus on building capacity and improving daily living.

We take a play-based approach to help children meet developmental milestones, and our functional capacity assessments cater to children aged 0 to 12 years old.

At Nurturing Life Connections, we understand that family, friends, and community are essential to our lives. That's why we're committed to building the capacity of families, carers, communities, and friends to ensure that everyone feels connected and supported to live their best life.

Let us help your child learn, play, and explore.

Business Phone Number
0474 278 064
Birdwing Therapies
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19 James St, Malanda QLD
4885
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Birdwing Therapies are qualified Social Workers Practitioners.

Professional assessments and therapeutic counselling.

is a social work practice that offers a comprehensive range of professional services to support children, families and adults. Our dedicated team are Clinical Social Workers who have a wealth of experience and knowledge in helping children and adults to meet achievable goals.

 

Children’s Group Work Programs
We offer group work programs especially designed for young and school age children.

Our children’s group work programs help build self esteem, resilience, empathy, communication and problem solving skills and create a positive sense of Self.

Children learn self regulation skills and relaxation techniques to promote their mental health and well being.

Parents and carers are involved in understanding the potential value of these strategies and we support them to be incorporated within the home setting. Calmer children, calmer parents! Ahh!

We consider this helps the child/ren to generalise the skills and support proactive self care at home. Many parents and carers really enjoy the relaxation techniques too!

 

 

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0475 618 756
Well Balanced Care
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5b Walker Road, Edmonton
4869
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Providing face to face and virtual allied health services to those in need in regional, rural and remote communities and locations in Australia.
Well Balanced Care services a number of indigenous communities as far away as Doomadgee, heading towards the Northern Territory border, in the Gulf of Carpentaria and up to Thursday Island and as far south as Bundaberg and regional areas.

Services provided by experienced clinicians who understand the challenges of living in Regional, Rural and Remote locations.

Our team of allied health care professionals work with you, your family and carers, and your support network to build a care plan that provides the best possible care.
We draw upon the expertise of Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Physiotherapists, Mental Health Professionals, Clinical Psychologists, Social Workers, Exercise Physiologists, and Dietitians to create a care plan that meets your personalised needs.
Camille the Speech pathologist travels to Normanton, Innisfail, Cairns and the Tablelands and work with both adults and paediatrics. To refer go to https://wbcare.com.au/refer-a-client

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4281 6776
Little People Therapies
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2/204-206 McLeod Street, Cairns North
4870
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Paediatric allied health service providing occupational therapy assessment and reporting, individual occupational therapy sessions, dietetics, social work services, early childhood development specialist interventions and group programs.

Servicing children aged 0-9 years.

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0422 102 441
Treehouse Theraplay
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Suite 19 12-20 Toogood Rd Woree,
4868
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We specialise in working with children, teen, and families. We are a family focused clinic.

Offering individual sessions, family sessions, parenting programs and kids groups. We are available for home visits and school visits upon request.   Working from a trauma based model with a focus on securing a safe, trusting therapeutic relationship with clients. Using a diverse range of therapeutic approaches including but not limited to Sandplay Therapy, Expressive Therapies, Play based therapies, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Focused Psychological Services), Dialectal Behavioural Therapy, and solution focused therapies.

Art / Dance / Music Therapy.
Anna has a Master of Social Work, Graduate Certificate in Dance Movement therapy. Master of Creative Arts therapy and Bachelor of Fine Arts.
Anna can assist you and your family with managing Anxiety, Stress Depression, Emotional Release and Trauma Processing, Trauma and Attachment Therapy. If you are unsure please get in touch. We are very excited to be able to offer more services to our community. Offering some group work in the near future 🙂

 

We see clients via NDIS if you are self-managed or plan managed.

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0434 220 371
Active Performance – Indigenous Outreach Allied Health
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NDIS Registered Provider
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Business Address
200 McLeod Street, Cairns
4870
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Specialised Allied Health Services for Northern Territory and North Queensland including rural and remote locations.

Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Social Work / Counselling

Servicing

Cairns region from Yarrabah to Northern Beaches
Atherton Tablelands
Far North Queensland to Cape York (including all communities throughout to TSI)
Regular remote trips throughout Cape York

Services Offered

OT / FCE assessments
Physiotherapy (face to face and telehealth)
Occupational Therapy (face to face and telehealth)
Speech Therapy (face to face and telehealth)
Social Work / Counselling (face to face and telehealth)
All services can be provided at home, within the clinic or on country

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4041 2340
Vanessa Kjestrup
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2 Tuffley close, kanimbla, Cairns

4870
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Vanessa Kjestrup is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, Qualified Counsellor and Teacher. She has over 20 years’ experience working for a range of services, including Department of Child Safety, Wuchopperen, QuIHN, Corrective Services, Good Health Wanganui and Queensland Health. She currently works part-time as a Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Social Worker in the Emergency department at Cairns base hospital and is the founder of this new and exciting Private practice.

Vanessa completed her Bachelor of Social Work in New Zealand as well as her Post Graduate teaching qualification before moving to Australia to live with her family. Upon moving to Cairns, she completed a Post graduate diploma in counselling, specialising in the field of Addiction, family therapy, grief and loss. She is a current member of the Australia Association of Social Workers.

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0481 040 441
Fix It Counselling
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78 Pease Street, Manoora
4870
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 Kylie Nix, Accredited Mental Health Social Worker

Fix It Counselling is a no bullsh*t service for people who want to fix an issue and get life sorted.  It’s a service where there’s no judgments, no long-winded professional dialogues with fancy words, no lying on a couch, no incense or chimes, no sand play or any other warm and fuzzy stuff.

Kylie’s main areas of are in domestic violence behaviours and forensic mental health, including sexual behaviours, relationship separation and Family Law, addictions and FIFO lifestyle and adjustment. Her approach is action and outcome focused based on client’s goals.

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0418 986 293
Mindfulness With Horses
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178 Oak Forest Road, Kuranda QLD


4881
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Lara is an experienced equine therapist, psychotherapist & social worker and is registered with the Australian Social Work Association member.

Equine therapy, also known as equine-assisted therapy, is a form of physical, occupational, and psychological therapy that uses horses as a tool for healing. Horses are sensitive and intuitive animals, and when a person interacts with them, they can provide comfort, support, and understanding. Equine therapy helps people who are dealing with physical and mental health issues, such as trauma, depression, and anxiety, as well as developmental and learning disabilities.

Equine therapy can be beneficial in a variety of ways. For example, it can help people develop trust, build confidence, and learn how to manage their emotions. It can also help individuals learn how to set boundaries and effectively communicate their needs. Additionally, equine therapy can help people build interpersonal skills, develop problem-solving skills, and gain insight into their behaviour.

Lara has worked in the community sector for over 20 years, working with diverse client groups, from disability, drug and alcohol and homeless and young people.

Lara Baker (Social Worker)  - BA Psych, Dip YW, TAE, EAL practitioner, Masters SW
manager@communitytrainingservices.com.au

Business Phone Number
0424 326 758