Find us at 191 West Burleigh Road, Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220

Find us at 191 West Burleigh Road, Burleigh Heads | Ph: (07) 5508 0950 | Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm.

Support for Gold Coast people accessing the NDIS

Patient Info NDIS

The NDIS will become available in the Gold Coast and Hinterland from 1 July 2018, which means it may be time to start planning the kind of goals and supports you and your family may need. You can apply to become a participant of the NDIS up to 6 months prior to the rollout date.

Our centre is in the process of registering as a provider, which means we will be able to provide services in a number of ways, including:

Support for people with a Psychosocial disability

Some people with a mental health condition experience severe effects and social disadvantage that may be permanent, and may qualify for NDIS support. Our team includes registered and clinical psychologists with expertise in trauma and a variety of mental health disorders. We are an excellent choice to help you achieve an optimal state of personal, social and emotional wellbeing. 

Read about Psychosocial Disability on the NDIS website

Individual and Family therapy and support

NDIS participants may seek out our specialist psychological treatment for NDIS eligible supports such as:

  • Family support and counselling due to a family member’s disability
  • Building the skills and capacity of other family members to manage the impact of a participant’s disability on family life
  • Supports that increase the participant’s independence, as well as supports that enable the participant to enjoy social and community activities independent of their informal carers.

Helping you provide evidence of you or your child’s disability

The NDIS is opening up support for more people with a disability. Are you just starting your NDIS planning? The National Disability Insurance Agency may require evidence to determine whether you meet the disability or early intervention access requirements.

Our health professionals can provide an assessment and complete the Professional’s Report section in Part F of the Access Request Form, the NDIS Supporting Evidence Form, or written evidence that you can include in your paperwork. 


Contact our centre today for more information.

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Frequently asked questionsSWIPE / CLICK LEFT OR RIGHT FOR MORE

  • What are my payment options?

    Payment is required at the time of your appointment. You can pay using credit/debit, and electronic transfer (via EFTPOS). We are a mixed payment practice: practitioners charge for their services, however some also offer bulk-billed services for concession card holders. You may be eligible for Medicare and Private Health Insurance rebates, click below to learn more.

  • What evidence-based approaches do you use?

    The evidence-based therapeutic approaches used by our practitioners vary. Each practitioner has preferred methods and theories they apply to help you get the most out of your therapy, achieve your goals, and find greater wellness. Click the button below to learn more about of evidence-based approach to treatment.

  • What is the history of the LLW Health Centre?

    Our practice was originally established to support Lives Lived Well’s Mirikai Recovery Centre—a live-in rehabilitation service for people experiencing problems with addiction and mental health. Click the button below to read more about our history.

  • Do I need a referral?

    You do not need a referral to make an appointment at our health centre - we welcome new patients. Rebates maybe be available, click below to find out more.

  • Can I claim Medicare rebates for counselling?

    We can help to determine your eligibility for government programs such as the Better Access initiative, or Psychological Services Program (formerly known as ATAPs), which enables people to receive medicare rebates for a certain number of sessions with a mental health professional. Click below to learn more about claiming Medicare rebates.