Adult ADHD and the role of psychological therapy

Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has traditionally been viewed as a disorder of childhood, with the ‘hyperactive’ subtype (excessively energetic and fidgety) gaining most media attention and discussion.

Part III - Accessing Psychology from start to...

After 6 sessions working with your psychologist, you’ll need to see your GP for a Mental Health Treatment Plan Review

Part II - Accessing Psychology from start to...

Part II of accessing Mental Health Care services through Medicare discusses the Mental Health Care Treatment Plan, making an appointment and beginning treatment.

Medicare - Accessing Psychology from start to finish...

The number of Victorians accessing Medicare-rebated therapy services with psychologists increases each year- over the 2015-2016 financial year. But despite these growing numbers, the exact process to get in and...

Online Bookings Now Available

ieHealthPlus now offers online booking for Audiology, Diabetes Education, Dietetics, Exercise Physiology, Physiotherapy and Podiatry. Guidelines for booking are attached here.

Gum Disease

Visiting the dentist for many requires a bit of courage. Most people wouldn’t seek help unless there is pain. The unfortunate thing with Gum Diseases is that it is neither...

What is Arthritis?

There are diseases that affect the cartilage and these are known as arthritis. When the cartilage is affected – this will cause bone to rub on bone causing irritation and...

Unstable Shoulder?

If the rotator cuff muscles don’t work – you have an unstable shoulder. When this happens – the shoulder hangs lower and puts strain on the soft tissues in the...

Lower Limb Dry Needling

Dry Needling is an effective treatment that can significantly help with your movement, particularly if you are the kind of person who regularly gets tight or sore muscles.

Core strength and the spine

You hear the word “core strength” or “core stability” thrown around a lot in exercise. You hear it in regards to dance, pilates, yoga, or even just general fitness, but...

Tips for looking after kid’s teeth

Cleaning and caring for baby teeth is very important.

Ear wax removal

Some members of the population be it children or adults have narrower ear canals or bendy ear canals and may get ear wax built up.

What psychology offers

Psychologists help mentally healthy people to find ways of functioning better.

What is stuttering?

Stuttering typically begins when a child begins to put words together into short sentences.

Ages and stages of children’s speech development

Even though children vary in their speech development, by three years of age children’s speech should be 90% intelligible to an unfamiliar listener.

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Healthier Body

ieHealthPlus  now offers online booking for Audiology, Diabetes Education, Dietetics, Exercise Physiology, Physiotherapy and Podiatry. Guidelines for booking are attached here. Terms and conditions of online bookings If you are a new (first time) client, you can’t register online. Please call us on (03)9429 1811 to attend for an initial appointment as we need your details, including … Continued

I’ve been seeing a few ‘gouty’ problems in the feet recently so thought it would be a good time to blog about it! There are thousands of online fact sheets on gout so to be different (and interesting) I’ll write this as a Q & A, answering the things I most commonly get asked as … Continued

John Charles

/ Podiatrist

No doubt you’ve experienced the discomfort of a blister? I often get asked about the best strategies to prevent and manage blisters when running so I thought i’d update an article I put together last year. Enjoy! Blisters on the feet can be a painful problem, particularly for those running or participating in other sports. … Continued

John Charles

/ Podiatrist

Healthier Families

Child Development Morning When:                                Thursday 25th May 2017 Where:                              Access Health and Community                                                 283 Church Street, Richmond What time:                     Pop in any time between  9 & 12 noon Do you have any questions about your child’s development?       If you do: Pop in and chat with our experienced team of child development staff including … Continued

Management of ear wax or cerumen. The outer ear is self-cleaning. Ear wax moves its way down the canal in most people. Some members of the population be it children or adults have narrower ear canals or bendy ear canals and may get ear wax built up. Audiologists use a curette to remove ear wax … Continued

Kaush Troy

/ Audiologist

As a parent of young children, finding suitable childcare can be a daunting task. There are some fabulous childcare facilities in the area, but it pays to put your name down early at a number of centres because wait lists can be long. Do you need to find care for your child? There are four … Continued

Chris Coughlan

/ Business Development Manager

Healthier Mind

How to say no! Saying no can be hard. It can take courage, but it can be the best for everyone. It doesn’t mean you have to be rude, in fact it works better for everyone if you are polite about it. Here are 10 tips on how to say no. 1. Buy yourself some … Continued

Eva Marks

/ General Psychologist

Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has traditionally been viewed as a disorder of childhood, with the ‘hyperactive’ subtype (excessively energetic and fidgety) gaining most media attention and discussion. However, there is growing awareness that ADHD may also affect a substantial number of adults, who were either never diagnosed as children (perhaps because they were … Continued

Jason Brain

/ Clinical Psychologist

Continued from Part II Accessing Psychology 7) 6 session GP review, 10 times per year: After 6 sessions working with your psychologist, you’ll need to see your GP for a Mental Health Treatment Plan Review, so they can assess your progress and check whether you need/want additional sessions. Like the first time, it’s important to … Continued

Jason Brain

/ Clinical Psychologist

Healthier Teeth

August is a great month for teeth! It’s when the Australians are encouraged to remember the importance of caring for their pearly whites during Dental Health Week, running from August 1-7. In 2016, the ADA (Australian Dental Association) has put the spotlight on Women’s Health; in particular, focusing on the significant way in with which … Continued

Ruth Heredia

/ Dentist

Visiting the dentist for many requires a bit of courage. Most people wouldn’t seek help unless there is pain.  The unfortunate thing with Gum Diseases is that it is neither painful or symptomatic (debilitating) until the very advanced stages.  By that time when symptoms such as pain or tooth mobility arises from gum disease, treatment … Continued

James Tung

/ Dentist

Baby teeth do fall out, but it’s important that they stay in the mouth till they’re wobbly, as they form the pathway for the new teeth to come through. So cleaning and caring for baby teeth is very important. It’s never too early to start looking after your teeth. Start early Even before teeth come … Continued

Ruth Heredia

/ Dentist