Support to reach your full potential

Our therapeutic team can assist you to remove barriers and reach your full potential.

We understand that many people will experience difficulties with relationships, personal wellbeing and emotional health at some point.

Our team of qualified and experienced psychologists, speech pathologists and occupational therapists provide therapeutic and behaviour support services for families, children and adults.  

We pride ourselves on our diverse range of allied health services and skills. Our holistic approach to therapeutic services can help you to:

  • Build and improve relationships
  • Improve self-esteem and confidence
  • Learn social skills to reduce isolation
  • Manage mental health, such as depression and anxiety
  • Manage emotional responses to trauma or bereavement
  • Address behavioural concerns and provide behaviour support plans
  • Become better connected to your community
  • Better manage activities of daily life

Need someone to talk to or know someone that might benefit from our range of therapeutic supports? Contact Challenge Therapeutic Services.

 

Where are we located? 

We currently offer Online Telehealth Appointments available as well as face-to-face appointments.

We offer services in cities as well as rural communities in New South Wales from Sydney to Narrabri, including Sydney, Central Coast, Newcastle, Maitland, Tamworth, and the Upper Hunter. Many of our allied health practitioners may travel to you or speak to you online. 

Looking to join our team? Check out our available rolesWe also support student placements in a variety of locations.

 

FAQs

Do we offer Medicare rebates?

Yes. Challenge Therapeutic Services is a registered NDIS and Medicare provider. To find out whether you can get a Medicare rebate, talk to your doctor about arranging a Mental Health Care Plan. 

Do we provide therapeutic services under the NDIS?

Yes. Challenge Community Services is a registered NDIS provider. We provide therapeutic supports such as individual assessment, therapy and/or training as well as individual and group counselling, and behaviour support. 

Do we provide Employment Assistance Programs (EAP)?

Yes. Challenge Therapeutic Services offers EAP services to help maintain wellbeing at work.

Do we offer mediation services?

Yes. We have a qualified mediator registered with the Attorney General’s Department and an Australian Mediation Association accredited mediator who specialises in family dispute resolution, property, financial and workplace mediation.

Where do our outreach services go?

A member of our Challenge Therapeutic Services team will be in Armidale, Gunnedah, Narrabri, Dubbo, Muswellbrook and Taree every month. We have offices in Tamworth, Maitland, Tuggerah and Sydney.

How do I make a referral?

If you are referring from outside Challenge Community Services, please complete the online referral form.

If you are referring from within Challenge Community Services, please complete the referral form on SharePoint.

We will respond to your referral within 7 working days.

What happens if we are unable to provide the service you need?

We are able to help many of the people who contact us. If Challenge Therapeutic Services does not offer the type of service you need, we will put you in touch with an alternative provider.  

How do I access funding? 

NDIS Participants

The NDIS provides funding for Therapy and Clinical Supports.

Our services may be covered by your NDIS plan under behaviour support, social skills development, and counselling and therapy (individual and group).

Medicare: Chronic Disease Management Plan

We are registered providers of Medicare and are able to offer a subsidy to the cost of services. Occupational Therapy may be covered under this plan.

Private customers

We also welcome private customers, both individuals and organisations.

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