Funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health via Primary Health Networks (PHNs) across Australia, NewAccess for Small Business Owners is designed…

“For any small business owner feeling stressed or overwhelmed about everyday challenges.” 

“Run across six free sessions, and using low-intensity Cognitive Behavioural Therapy you will be guided by a coach with a small business background, and specifically trained to provide a practical approach to problem solving.”

You can access this telehealth-based program if you:

  • Are over 18
  • Own a small business of less than 20 employees, or you are a sole trader
  • Are not already seeing a psychologist or psychiatrist
  • Are not already dealing with severe/complex mental health issues.

What you can expect during the program

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What will happen?

According to the available resource, “An initial assessment conducted by a clinically supervised Coach is used to identify if NewAccess for Small Business Owners is the most appropriate service to support your mental health needs. Please note, if your symptoms or condition are found to be too severe or complex for this program, you will be referred to a more appropriate service or back to a GP.” 

More information 

  • To find a coach, head here
  • To read participant stories, head here.  

 

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