Psychologists in urgent demand in Mildura

PSYCHOLOGIST Rosalie Milner said phone calls from locals “desperate to see a psychologist quickly” are frequent at her Mildura-based practice.

“There is also a shortage of psychologists for children, making it very difficult for them to get what they need in a timely manner,” Ms Milner said.

“It is somewhat hypocritical that the government has not reinstated the cuts to the number of Medicare-funded psychological counselling sessions per year made several years ago.”

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