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                                                   Jean Chaney

                                                  Accredited Mental Health Social Worker 





Hill Top Centre is a private practice, providing  professional therapy & counselling services. 

Jean is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker. AMHSW's are registered providers with Medicare Australia. AMHSW's have been assessed on behalf of the Commonwealth Government 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 mental health clinician I have a special interest in adjustment disorders, anxiety disorders, and depression. My therapeutic position is recovery focused and strengths based. I also have specialized training in domestic violence, stress management, relationship counselling, family therapy, and parenting issues.
Mental Health Social Workers are trained to help individuals not only to resolve their psychological problems, but to consider the social context of the problem. This may include; family problems, work issues, study, physical illness, parenting issues, relationship issues, life crises, and grief and loss.
Why choose an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker?

Accredited Mental Health Social Workers have a broad  of experience in the assessment and treatment of individuals with mental health disorders. AMHSW's use a wide range of evidence based therapeutic interventions under Better Access FOCUSED PSYCHOLOLOGICAL STRATEGIES, CBT, DBT, INTERPERSONAL THERAPY, PSYCHOEDUCATION ,STRESS MANAGEMENT and PARENTING SKILLS


AMHSW's can help you with any of the following issues:



  • Depression & other Mood Disorders 

  • Anxiety Disorders 

  • Personality Disorders

  • Relationship Problems

  • Adjustment Disorders 

  • Domestic Violence

  • Parenting Issues

  • Family Conflict

  • Grief & Loss

  • Trauma

  • Life Crises

  • Suicidal thoughts


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 significant stressors that 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.       

Are You eligible For a Medicare Rebate?  


     YES with a referral from your GP or Psychiatrist on a Mental Health Care Plan 



To make an appointment or have a confidential discussion please contact me by phone or email 



             0414 293 234  

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