Mental Health Services

Family First Medical Centre has an amazing Mental Health Nurse practitioner ready to welcome and assist you with your mental health needs.

 

Services we provide include

 

  • Adult Mental Health Assessment
  • Child and Youth Mental Health Assessments
  • Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Dept of Veteran Affairs
  • Depression and Anxiety Management
  • Loss and Grief Counselling
  • Post Traumatic Stress
  • Relationship and Couples Therapy

 

Jenny Ford – Nurse Practitioner

 

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Nurse Practioner Jenny Ford BScN MMHNurs MNPractSt

 

Jenny Ford is an advanced psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (NP) educated to a masters degree level, registered and endorsed by the Australia Health Practitioners Regulation Agency and Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia, to function autonomously & collaboratively in an advanced and extended clinical role.  The nurse practitioner role is grounded in the nursing profession’s value, knowledge, theories and practice and provides innovative & flexible health care delivery.

 

NP Jenny Ford holds two masters degrees – Masters of Mental Health (USQ) and Masters of Nurse Practitioner Studies (UQ) and is a member of the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners (ACNP).

 

Her clinical role includes assessment & management of patients, referral of patients to other health care professionals, prescribing medication and ordering diagnostic investigations.  Caring for people of all ages with mental illness or mental distress, aged & palliative care, primary health care, chronic disease management, child & family health care.

 

NP Jenny Ford  bulk bills all patients and is currently accepting new patients