We are a team of Perth psychologists who see clients from our practice in Perth city. We provide stress management training and counselling to a wide range of individuals. If you feel that you might need help with stress or burnout, give us a call at 1300 059 666 or scroll down to learn more.

256 Stirling Street, Perth WA 6000
Weekends & After Hours Bookings

Late & Weekends

9am to 9pm / 7 days. Call us if your desired time is not available online. We are flexible.

Psychologist Medicare Rebate

Rebates Available

Private Health & Medicare rebates available. Sliding scale & Bulk-billing for those who need it most.

No waiting LIst

No Waiting List

Now accepting new clients in Perth City. Short-notice appointments usually available. Just call us.

What is Burnout

A little stress is generally good for us and keeps us motivated and focused. However, being exposed to emotionally and mentally demanding situations repeatedly over time could causes this stress to accumulate and start to have a profound negative impact on our lives and daily functioning. This state of emotional, physical and mental exhaustion is referred to as “burnout”.

What causes burnout

Burnout (sometimes referred to as “overwork”) can be caused by a number of different factors, most notably the constant enduring of situational stressors and pressures which could also include unrealistically high expectations placed upon you by yourself or others. Burnout is sometimes mistaken for normal, everyday stress that people assume might pass until it is too late and they find themselves in a state of mental collapse. It is important to note that burnout is developed over a relatively long period of time and has many mental and physical warning signs. Learning to recognise and act on these signs early on is a great way to prevent or minimise burnout.

How does burnout treatment work

Our approach for dealing with burnout typically involves both counselling and skills training to help you deal with both immediate symptoms as well as long term management and improved coping. You will work with your psychologist to identify and build on your individual coping mechanisms as well as reduce any negative strategies (e.g. drinking, drug use). Additionally, skills training may be used to help you develop new techniques for managing stress such as mindfulness and meditation.

WHat are my next steps

If you would like to see a psychologist for your burnout, just give us a call at 1300 059 666 or book an appointment online. If you have any questions for us just use the form below or have a live chat with one of our psychologists using the chat widget at the bottom right of your screen. We’re always happy to answer any questions you might have, no obligations. Medicare rebates are available if your GP determines that you have a mental illness, click here to learn more about our fees & Rebates. Your GP can provide you with more information as well.

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