Jean Chaney               

Accredited Mental Health Social Worker 

Master of Social Work,  Grad Dip Human Services,

Bachelor of Social Work, BA App.Science.

Dip Clinical Hypnosis & Strategic Psychotherapy 

Hill Top Centre is a private counselling practice that offers mental health counselling and psychotherapy.
Jean is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker (AMHSW) and a registered provider with Medicare Australia.  AMHSW's have been assessed by the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) as having specialist mental health expertise in the assessment and treatment of mental health conditions. As an experienced counsellor I have a special interest in anxiety disorders, depression, and also relationship and family counselling. I have specialized training in family violence , and also parenting issues. Hill Top Centre is a confidential, respectful & caring environment, where you can feel comfortable in discussing sensitive issues, and receive recovery based  treatment to improve your quality of life.                              


Why choose an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker?

Accredited Mental Health Social Workers are qualified and experienced in the assessment and treatment of individuals of mental health disorders. Through therapeutic interventions and knowledge of services and supports a Mental health Social Worker can help you to improve social functioning, and promote recovery and resilience.  AMHSW's can help you with any of the following issues:


  • Depression and Mood disorders                 

  • Anxiety disorders 

  • Personality disorders

  • Relationship problems 

  • Family and Domestic Violence

  • Life crises & Adjustment  disorders

  • Family conflict & Parenting issues

  • Bereavement disorders

  • Trauma

Accredited Mental Health Social Workers are experts in assessing and considering the broader implications of mental health problems. Environmental, financial, cultural, and other social factors can be stressors that may initiate, maintain, and exacerbate psychological distress. AMHSW's are highly experienced in working collaboratively with you and your family, and also other health care providers. Medicare rebates for treatment under the Medicare Better Access Program can also include partners, family members, or group therapy.       

Are You eligible For a Medicare Rebate?  


  Yes  If you are referred by your GP or Psychiatrist on a Mental health Treatment Plan (MHTP) . 

 If you wish to make an appointment or have a confidential discussion about your issues,

 please contact me by phone or email. 




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