Melbourne is a cosmopolitan city with a large cultural mix. While this adds to the city’s character, it can also affect the mental health of the people. New immigrants, LGBTI people, or those in cross-cultural relationships may struggle with issues such as:
Many Melbournians also struggle with anxiety, stress, depression and other mental health issues. These can all be alleviated with the help of a psychologist or professional counsellor. They will help you identify the source of your worries and find ways to manage your emotions or negative thought patterns.
There are many socio-economic factors that are contributing to a rise in mental health issues in major cities such as Melbourne and Sydney. Living in such cities should be easy to find support from counsellors, thereapists and psychologists. The key is to reach out and ask for help, and not try to combat it alone.
Many of our psychologists listed have convenient CBD locations, making it easy for people to find their offices and schedule appointments at a time that suits them. If you live, outside the city we also have a range of therapists, counsellors and psychologists in surrounding suburbs such as Thornbury, St Kilda, Fitzroy to name just a few. Search in seconds. Your journey to a healthier, happier you starts here.
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Common mental illnesses in Victorians include anxiety disorders (14%), depressive disorders (6%), and substance use disorders (5%)