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Mental Health Occupational Therapy 

Mental Health Occupational Therapy

Mental Health Occupational Therapy involves providing Occupational Therapy for individuals with mental health conditions whose mental health affects their ability to function as they would like in everyday life.

Mental health Occupational therapists work with individuals with a variety of mental health diagnosis which include:

– Depression

– Anxiety

– Schizophrenia

– Obsessive compulsive disorder

Generally a mental health occupational therapist will start with an Occupational Therapy Assessment. Following the assesment, the Occupational therapist will work with you to discuss the goals around therapy and plan sessions from there.

What does a mental health Occupational Therapist work on?

A mental health Occupational Therapist provides advice and education to individuals to assist them in being able to improve their function despite their underlying mental health condition. 

Treatment provided for every individual is unique and targeted to their unique needs. 

How long does an Mental Health Occupational Therapy Assessment take:

A Mental Health Occupational Therapy assessment generally takes between 1.5 to 2 hours depending on the complexity of each case. Further time is then required for reporting and follow up if needed.

Who requires a Mental Health Occupational Therapy Assessment?

A mental health Occupational Therapy Assessment may be required by anyone with an underlying mental health conditions which impedes their ability to function independently in everyday life. The assessment can provide further information regarding strategies an individual may put in place to assist them to improve their function.

Further mental health occupational therapists can provide information regarding the supports individuals require around them to be able to better live in and take part in society. Many participants on the NDIS with psychosocial disability require an mental health Occupational Therapist to provide input regarding their supports as well as suitable therapy. In some cases mental health Occupational therapists may recommend Supported independent living (SIL) assessments where a participant is deemed to require 24 hour supports. 


Telehealth or Mobile Occupational Therapy for NDIS participants

As an NDIS provider, Occupational Therapists at Allied Health 2U have the skills and experience to work in challenging and complex environments. Occupational Therapists can assist NDIS participants to help meet their goals around independence, participation in the commuity and well-being. In addition Occupational Therapists at Allied Health2U can assist NDIS participants with access to home modifications, assistive technology, capacity building, recommendations regarding the level of care participants require.

Our Occupational Therapists have the skills and ability to work with a range of clients with varying needs. Occupational Therapy Assessments can be completed face to face, via telehealth or over the phone. 

For a Mental Health Occupational Therapy Assessment please complete the Service Booking Form below:

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Service Area for Mental Health Occupational Therapy:

Our Mobile Occupational therapy team is currently servicing Sydney and the greater sydney region and Brisbane. Through our telehealth services we are able to provide Occupational Therapy Assessments throughout Australia.


  • Mobile Occupational Asessment Sydney
  • Mobile Occupational Therapist Sydney
  • Telehealth Occupational Therapist Australia
  • Occupational Therapist Australia
  • Home visiting Occupational Therapist
  • Mobile Occupational Therapist Eastern Suburbs to Bronte and Bondi
  • Mobile Occupational Therapist Western Sydney to Penrith
  • Mobile Occupational Therapist Ryde
  • Mobile Occupational Therapist Parramatta
  • And many more suburbs!!