Mental health GP appointments, bulk billed.

All .doctor appointments are fully bulk billed, so you can see a doctor about your mental health Australia with no out-of-pocket costs. 

Skip straight to the appointment.

All Medicare card holders can book a video appointment with a .doctor GP for a mental health consult, right now.

For mental health appointments, you don’t have to attend an in-person onboarding appointment. You can skip straight to a video appointment.

Mental Health Consultations

Our GPs offer empathetic, confidential consultations to discuss your mental health concerns. Whether you’re experiencing anxiety, depression, stress, or other mental health challenges, we’re here to listen and provide guidance

Psychology referrals and Mental Health Treatment Plans

We can provide you with a GP referral to receive Medicare rebates and bulk billed access to psychologists. 

Your .doctor GP will create a Mental Health Treatment Plan (MHTP) while you’re on the video call, which can be sent to your chosen psychologist.

With a MHTP you can receive up to 10 Medicare funded sessions with your psychologist, every year. 

Psychiatry referrals

Your .doctor GP can refer you to a psychiatrist for treatment or an assessment. 

If you have a preferred psychiatrist, be sure to have their contact details available ready to share in your appointment.

Otherwise, we can refer you to Call to Mind, a telehealth psychiatry clinic. 

Medication management

If suitable, your .doctor GP can provide you with an e-script for anxiety, depression and other mental health related medications. 

You’ll receive your e-script instantly by SMS and can take that to any pharmacy in Australia to be dispensed. 

How video appointments work.

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Receive Video Link

You’ll receive a link to start the video call by both email and SMS before your appointment. You can open this link on your mobile device or a desktop computer.

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Attend Appointment

At the time of your appointment click on the video link to start the call with your GP. If you have any technical difficulties, your GP will try giving you a call on your mobile. 

Ready to book an appointment?

If you’re wanting to speak to a GP about your mental health you’re eligible to skip the onboarding appointment. You can go ahead and book in a bulk billed video call with a .doctor GP right now.

What can I talk to my GP about on a mental health video call?

You can talk to your .doctor GP on a video call about anything impacting your mental health. Some of the common conditions we provide advice on are listed here.

Anxiety

Excessive worry and fear, often interfering with daily life.

Depression

Persistent sadness, loss of interest, and low energy.

Trauma & PTSD

Re-experiencing traumatic events, causing distress and avoidance.

Anger Management

Learning strategies to control and express anger constructively.

Financial Hardship

Coping with financial stress and challenges.

Gender and Sexual Identity

Exploring and affirming one’s gender and sexual orientation.

Grief

Coping with the loss of a loved one or significant life changes.

Narcissism

Excessive self-focus and a lack of empathy for others.

Pain Management

Techniques to alleviate and cope with chronic or acute pain.

Sexual Abuse

Healing from past sexual trauma and its emotional effects.

Stress Management

Developing skills to handle and reduce stress.

Weight Management

Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight through lifestyle changes.

Bipolar Disorder

Mood swings between depression and mania.

Schizophrenia

Altered perceptions, thoughts, emotions, and reality.

OCD

Intrusive thoughts leading to repetitive, compulsive behaviors.

ADHD

Inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity.

Eating Disorders

Distorted body image and unhealthy eating behaviors.

Substance Use Disorders

Dependence on alcohol or drugs.

Autism

Social and communication challenges.

Conduct Disorder

Aggressive and antisocial behavior in youth.

Insomnia

Difficulty falling or staying asleep.

Frequently Asked Questions

Have more questions? Jump over to our Help Centre.

Do I need to attend an in-person onboarding appointment?

If you want to see a doctor about a mental health related issue, you don’t need to attend an in-person onboarding appointment. You can proceed directly to book a bulk billed video call with .doctor.

What does it cost?

All our appointments are fully bulk-billed to Medicare, so as long as you have a current Medicare card you will never have any out-of-pocket costs.

How can I get a GP MHTP bulk billed?

Simply book a 20 minute video appointment with a .doctor GP and, if suitable, you will receive a GP Mental Health Treatment Plan and referral. This can be used with any psychologist in Australia to receive bulk billed or Medicare-subsidised therapy. 

Who are the doctors?

Every .doctor GP is an AHPRA-registered & fully-insured doctor based in Australia who adheres to the highest clinical standards. Your doctor’s provider and prescriber number will be written on any prescription or referral given.

Who can use .doctor?

Anyone in Australia with a current Medicare card can book a mental health video consultation with .doctor

How do I get a prescription online?

You can request a prescription by booking a video appointment and asking your doctor on that call. Your script will be sent to you by SMS instantly during the consult.

Have more questions?

Jump over to our Help Centre to learn more about booking appointments. You can also start a Live Chat conversation with us so we can help you.

Join the .doctor family to access unlimited video and phone consults with Australian doctors, fully bulk billed. 

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