Psychologists on this register are APS members who are registered service providers with Medicare Australia and may be eligible to provide services under the following initiatives: 

Better Access to Mental Health Care initiative

Psychologists who are registered to provide specialist clinical psychology services under this initiative are identified by a ‘yes' in the 'Clinical' column. All other listed psychologists are eligible to provide Focussed Psychological Strategy (FPS) services under this initiative.

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Helping Children with Autism initiative

In order to facilitate quality service provision by psychologists delivering the autism or any other PDD Medicare items, the APS has identified psychological practitioners with training and experience in the assessment and treatment of autism and PDD. These practitioners are identified by a ‘yes' in the 'Autism' column. There are no specific eligibility criteria to provide the autism or any other PDD Medicare items. Psychologists have elected to be identified on a voluntary basis.  

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Chronic Disease Management initiative

All psychologists on this register are eligible to provide psychological health services under this initiative.

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Pregnancy Support Counselling

Only those psychologists who have completed the mandatory training in non-directive pregnancy support counselling are eligible to provide services under this initiative, and they are identified by a ‘yes' in the 'Pregnancy support' column.  

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Victorian Bushfire Psychological Counselling Voucher Program

There are no specific eligibility criteria to provide services under this Victorian statewide program.

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More information about the services offered by psychologists

Many of the psychologists on the register are also on the APS Find a Psychologist online service, which is indicated by a link to Find a Psychologist in the far right column. More information about the services offered by the psychologist can be found by clicking on the link provided in that column.

Recognising an APS psychologist

Psychologists who are members of the Australian Psychological Society are recognised by the following post-nominals:

  • Hon FAPS (Honorary Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society)
  • FAPS (Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society)
  • MAPS (Member of the Australian Psychological Society)
  • Assoc MAPS (Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society).