Health Professionals

Information for clinicians and health professionals

Innovative mental health programs 

Quest has assisted over 120,000 people living with grief, depression, exhaustion, anxiety, bipolar, loss, despair, PTSD, chronic pain, illness or cancer, life-threatening illness through our innovative workshops and residential programs delivered by experienced and highly skilled professionals.

Excellent outcomes

Quest takes a whole-person and recovery orientated approach based on the latest understanding of neuroplasticity and epigenetics and we provide trauma informed care in our Healing Your Life and Moving Beyond Trauma programs. Our excellent outcomes, (via Kessler 10 plus PTSD 6 evaluation tools), are tracked quarterly for a year.

Participants achieve a 30% improvement in quantified mental wellbeing 4 weeks after attending a program and this figure significantly increases as participants utilise the education, evidence-based tools and skills for physical and mental health, wellbeing and resilience.

 

Strengths Based Approach

Quest utilises a Strengths Based Approach including: 

  • Narrative Therapy 
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy 
  • Neuro Linguistic Programming 
  • Emotional Regulation Strategies 
  • Neurobiological Psycho-education 
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy 
  • Self-help techniques 

Participants are educated on research into neuroplasticity, epigenetics, meditation, mindfulness and healthy lifestyle factors including nutrition, sleep and exercise. 

Professional team

Quest's program facilitators, counsellors, psychologists, psychotherapists, mental health social worker and support team members hold accreditation, qualification and extensive experience in the following modalities:

  • Cancer counselling
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Clinical neuro-psychotherapy
  • Cognitive behaviour therapy
  • Dialectical behaviour therapy
  • Diaphragmatic breathing techniques and yoga therapy
  • Emotional regulation strategies
  • Integrative psychology
  • Holistic psychology
  • Humanistic therapy
  • Narrative therapy
  • Neurobiological psycho-education
  • Neurolinguistic programming
  • Nutrition and naturopathy
  • Psychodynamic psychotherapy
  • Psychoneuroimmunology
  • Relationship counselling
  • Resource therapy
  • Self-help techniques
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Somatic psychotherapy
  • Trauma focussed therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Grounds and accommodation

  • 9 acres of tranquil gardens surround the Quest for Life Centre
  • We provide spacious twin-share or single ensuited accommodation 
  • Our chef accommodates most diets and uses fresh vegetables from our gardens when possible. We’re renowned for our healthy and delicious food! 
  • Quest is situated 5 minutes from the train station, medical clinics, pharmacy and other shops. Quest staff meet people at Bundanoon station 

NDIS, DVA and Worker’s Comp funding

Our programs can be written into a NDIS recipient’s Mental Health Care Plan. As a NDIS provider, eligible people can claim costs of a program.
 
On your referral, DVA funds eligible veterans to attend our Moving Beyond Trauma program. Due to our exceptional outcomes, Worker’s Comp Insurers pay for employees impacted by PTSD, workplace accidents or bullying to attend Quest's programs.

Please be in touch if you have any questions re the suitability of your patient attending a residential program with us at Quest.

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