Everyday problems, such as work stress, relationship troubles and coping with illness, can seriously affect your life. Addressing these concerns is vital to enjoying life and good relationships.

APS psychologists can help with these situations. They equip people with the skills needed to function better and to prevent problems. Click on the links below for more information on the common reasons why people visit psychologists.

Information offered on these topics summarises detailed Tip Sheets on the same issues produced by the APS. Members can view the Tip Sheets or order print quality copies from the APS Online Shop.

Research shows psychological treatments are effective in managing many common mental health disorders.

Consulting an APS psychologist ensures you receive expert psychological services of the highest standard. APS psychologists follow guidelines about professional conduct, responsibilities and confidentiality that are set and monitored by the Society in the APS Code of Ethics.

All psychologists are legally required to register with the Psychology Board of Australia, in the same way medical practitioners must be registered.

APS psychologists can help you in many areas, including:

  • Marital, family and relationship problems
  • Stress or pain
  • Fears, phobias, anxiety and panic attacks
  • Depression
  • Loss and grief
  • Sexual difficulties
  • Sleeping difficulties
  • Eating and weight control problems
  • Children's learning, behaviour and management problems
  • Addictions
  • Making good relationships better
  • Becoming better parents and teachers
  • Personal growth
  • Career planning
  • Improving workplaces
  • Enhancing sports performance
  • Training and developing staff
  • Employment selection
  • Reviewing organisational structure and practices
  • Industrial relations and occupational health and safety
  • Studying consumer needs

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The APS Find a Psychologist Service can help you find a psychologist to suit your needs.


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The APS Find a Psychologist Service is a referral service for the general public, GPs and other health professionals who are seeking the advice and assistance of a qualified APS psychologist.

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