A GP Mental Health Treatment Plan can be accessed to enable Medicare to subsidise this service
Stephen Fletcher - Mental Health Social Worker
Steve is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, with over 25 years of experience of working within the health and community sector. He enjoys working with young people (aged 16 plus) and adults. Steve works with a sensitive, holistic, solution focused and empathetic approach with all of his clients. He offers a warm, friendly and professional approach to enabling clients to move forward in their lives. Steve specialises in working with adults who experience anxiety and depression, PTSD and complex trauma, relationship/separation support, grief and loss, anger management, alcohol and other drug support and many other complex mental health needs.
Steve has a strong commitment to client centred therapy and utilises numerous recognised therapeutic frameworks to achieve success such as: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Schema Therapy, Dialectic Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Prolonged Exposure Therapy and he combines mindfulness skills into every care plan.
In 2018, Steve completed his second masters in mental health - a Masters in Social Work. Whilst Steve has a high level of academic training, Steve has grounded experience, which has developed in varied roles across youth mental health, corrections, and Aboriginal mental health. Steve is available at Cocoon two days a week and spends his other workdays at Open Arms, Hobart, where he supports Veterans and their families. Steve also continues to participate in professional development and is an experienced supervisor.
To arrange an appointment, contact Steve directly. Available: Mondays & Tuesdays at Cocoon.
Medicare subsidies are available if a current MHCP and referral is in place.
Services funded by Employment Assistance Programs (EAP) are also available.
High quality supervision to social workers and those working towards their mental health accreditation is available.