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
- 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
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