The internet is a big place. While we have services like Google and Yahoo, it can still be hard to find high quality websites when it comes to mental health and counselling.
Shaw Psychology believes in the importance of alternative ideas, theories, and approaches to healthy living. We consider it best practice to provide access to other quality sites that may assist our clients.
Below you'll find links to other sites or services that can be useful. Please take comfort that Shaw Psychology has no financial relationships with these websites and that they have been provided purely for additional support.
Black Dog Institute
Anxiety Disorders Association of Victoria
Mental Illness Fellowship
QLife - Online and Phone Support for LGBTI People
International Association for Youth Mental Health
Livewire - Online Community for Young People affected by disability
The Butterfly Foundation - Foundation for Eating Disorders
National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre
NowWhat - Support for youth affected by cancer
CyberSmart - Information for youth and parents about safe online activity
Alannah and Madeline Foundation - Information for parents and youth on bullying
Online Services to Supplement Counselling
Shaw Psychology holds a strong interest in how online support services and programs can help our clients. We maintain a philosophy that online counselling is a beneficial method of treatment in conjunction with other face-to-face services. Furthermore, we believe that online counselling can assist in maintaining positive counselling results or as a precursor to accessing individual support. Below is a list of free online services and products that are available:
Resources from other websites
There are many websites that provide worksheets, audio tracks, videos, and assessment tools that can be very helpful for clients of Shaw Psychology. Below is a list of free resources from other sites that are recommended: