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Kirsten McArthur

Kirsten's special interest area is neurocognitive disorders. She provides:

• Education to clients and their families/carers about various Neurocognitive disorders due to mainly Alzheimer’s disease and cerebrovascular accidents.

• Evidence based therapeutic approaches, such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy and Motivational Interviewing, for clients with behavioural and mood issues related to neurocognitive disorders.

• Guidance with protecting memory. This includes encouraging clients to participate in regular exercise and cognitive stimulation, relaxation techniques (mindfulness), maintaining a healthy balanced diet and education about sleep hygiene.

• Psychometric assessments of older adults referred by Professor. Philip Morris (Consultant Psychiatrist) to examine specific areas of cognitive decline due to neurocognitive disorders.

• Comprehensive reports from the results of the assessments.

• Education and therapeutic interventions and support for family members/carers.

She also provides:

• The assessment and treatment of clients presenting with a variety of mental health issues using evidence based treatment modalities.

• Observation and monitoring client behaviour and responses to treatment using pre and post measures and feedback from clients.

• Maintenance of clear and concise client progress notes and preparation of progress reports to referral sources such as General Practitioners and medical specialists via medical objects.

She is also a certified psychometric rater for Alzheimer’s Disease clinical drug trials at Griffith University’s Clinical Trial Unit.

Contact Details

Address

Impact Health ,
Suite 1, Level 2, 3 Short Street,
SOUTHPORT 4215 QLD

Opening Hours

Monday Closed - Closed
Tuesday Closed - Closed
Wednesday 8:00am - 3:30pm
Thursday 8:00am - 3:30pm
Friday 8:00am - 3:30pm
Saturday Closed - Closed
Sunday Closed - Closed

Notes on public holiday hours:
We are closed on public holidays
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Fees & Charges

Some charges apply
Bulk Billing Available
Mixed Billing Available
Full Payment Upfront
Electronic Rebates Available

Services Provided

  • Workcover Claims
  • Counselling
  • Aged Care
  • Aged Care Friendly
  • Health Assessments
  • DVA
  • Mental Health Outpatient Services

Health Practitioners

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Service Age Criteria

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Referrals

General Practitioner

Spoken Languages

English

Target Groups

  • Mental Health
  • Parents / Families
  • Disability
  • Elderly
  • Women
  • Men
  • Veterans
  • Carers
Our Location
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