Psychology services

Soldier On provides evidence-based, trauma-informed psychology services to Defence personnel and veterans.

Our highly skilled psychologists are experienced in supporting people affected by trauma and relational trauma across the lifespan. Support sessions are available nationwide via video Telehealth and face-to-face in Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane.  

Our psychologists offer support in navigating:

  • Trauma and stress-related issues, such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Interpersonal and relational difficulties with close family, friends, and relatives
  • Parenting (both early, middle, and adolescent)
  • Mood difficulties such as depression and anxiety
  • Identity issues
  • Psychological and interpersonal impact of transitions and deployment.

Soldier On also offers Telehealth group sessions for support with parenting in the context of deployments and transitions.

Sessions are free but require a referral from your GP. If you need support in obtaining a referral. Our friendly team can help you navigate this process.

For more information on psychology sessions with Soldier On, please see the list of FAQs below or contact psychology@soldieron.org.au and a member of our team will help you. You can also book an intake appointment with our intake co-ordinator via our online booking system.

Frequently Asked Questions

We currently offer face-to-face sessions in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

Our offices provide private, quiet, and comfortable spaces for face-to-face appointments to maintain confidentiality and reduce distractions.

Video telehealth sessions are otherwise available nationwide.

Yes, to access Soldier On Psychology Services, you need a referral for your GP or another Medicare-registered healthcare professional, e.g., your psychiatrist.

This referral can be a Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA) referral or a Mental Health Treatment Plan (MHTP) available through Medicare.

All psychology services are available at no cost to you or your family member; however, a referral will be requested before sessions with your psychologist can begin.

Book an appointment with your GP or Medicare-registered healthcare professional to obtain a referral.

Some GPs may require a long consult to allow time to complete the referral. If you are a white or gold card holder, it might help to provide your doctor with the d0904 DVA Referral form.

Once the referral has been completed, you or your doctor can email psychology@soldieron.org.au or fax the referral to +61 2 8331 1985.

Your psychologist will work with you on situations you want help with. You will start to explore yourself, your thoughts, your feelings, and how they emerge in your relationship with yourself and others.

Our psychologists are experienced in various evidence-based therapeutic approaches, and sessions may also include psychological education about the impact of military service.

Our process is respectful, safe, and curious and is thought to develop internal awareness and work towards meaningful change.

Please send your referral to psychology@soldieron.org.au or call our us on 1300 620 380.

We will call your client once the referral is received so we can begin our intake process. We will also send a letter to you to confirm that the referral has been received.

Looking for something else? You can download the full list of FAQs here.

If you’d rather chat with a member of our Psychology Services intake team, please enter your full name and number below, and we’ll get back to you within 2 – 3 business days.

Need help now?

Soldier On is not an immediate crisis support charity, but if you do need help right away, there are organisations you can reach out to who are ready to help you.


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