Many people underestimate the importance of a psychologist and what they can do for disabled individuals. Psychologists are mental health professionals who help improve an individual’s quality of life by working on their emotional, cognitive, social and behavioural problems.
A person with a disability may have difficulty communicating their feelings or thoughts to others. A psychologist can work with this person to gain awareness of these difficulties and provide strategies to overcome them. The inability to communicate may lead to depression, anxiety or anger that could be harmful both mentally and physically if not treated appropriately.
In addition, working with a trained psychologist may help a person remain focused on their goals, build confidence, improve recovery time and overall recovery experience.
When you’re looking for rehabilitation services in your area, make sure you find a qualified psychologist who available as part of a team that can provide a holistic approach to your rehabilitation!
Mobile Psychology Services In Brisbane
My Rehab Team is a company that focuses on rehabilitation and has many services to help people with disabilities.
We believe that the mind is a powerful tool. Our psychology services in Brisbane, may help you achieve your goals and overcome any obstacles that may be holding you back from living the life you want to live. Our psychologists are mobile, meaning we can either:
- come to you; or
- meet face to face at one of our designated locations; or
- do a telehealth consultation.
Tulsi Achia, MClinPsych (UQ)
Registered Psychologist & Member of Australian Psychological Society
Tulsi is a clinician and researcher with over 15 years of practice in adult mental health, research and policy. Her areas of expertise include:
Working with socio-economically disadvantaged populations tying in contextual factors affecting mental health and disability
Clinical assessments – tests of intellectual functioning, adaptive behaviour, psychosocial disability, and functional assessments focusing on communication, mobility, social skills and community participation, life skills, self-regulation and cognition.
Tulsi Achia is able to provide adult participants with psychosocial and physical disability assessments and high quality reports that may be used to (a) identify areas of challenges and strengths (b) provide recommendations that may be used to apply for funding or specific supports under Assistance with Daily Life (ADL), Improved Daily Living Skills (IDL) or Specialist Behaviour Support. She is able to provide the following assessments:
Cognitive Assessment – Intellectual Functioning
Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale – Version 4 (WAIS – IV)
Diagnosis of Mental Illness
Assessments following the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders – 5 (DSM-5) criteria
Mental Illness Symptom Severity
Health of the Nation Outcome Scales (HoNOS)
Functional Assessment for Physical or Psychosocial Disability
World Health Organisation Disability Assessment Schedule (WHODAS) 2.0
Functional Assessment – Adaptive Behaviour
Life Skills Profile (LSP -16 & LSP – 20)
Contextual Factors Impacting Disability
Craig Hospital Inventory of Environmental Factors (CHIEF)
Make a Psychologist Appointment Today!
If you are seeking psychologist services, then My Rehab Team can help. We provide a variety of allied health professionals who focus on various aspects of rehabilitation including psychology to help your recovery process or empower you to restore mobility and confidence.
Call 1300 469 734 or email email@example.com to book an appointment or for more information about our psychology services.