Trauma Recovery Day Program

Who is this program for?

The Trauma Recovery Program is suited to those experiencing complex and long standing traumas alongside workplace, accident and natural disaster traumas.

The program will is offered to civilians who do not meet the criteria for the PTSD Program offered to veterans and ex-service men and women from the Australian Defence Force and Emergency Services personnel.

How will it help me?

This program involves individual and group therapy exploring PTSD education, anxiety and anger management, along with drug and alcohol education.

Group sessions provide an opportunity for peer support, education about trauma and its impact, normalisation of traumatic experiences and shared learning and motivation from other participant’s experience of recovery.

The structure of the evidence based and will focus on recovery as well as offering training in more effective ways of coping.

When does it run?

The program runs for 12 weeks.

Please contact us to find out when the next program will be run.

How do I access the program?

To be admitted to our programs, you will need to ask your General Practitioner for a referral to a Geelong Clinic accredited Psychiatrist. The Psychiatrist will then refer you to the Day Program.

Your GP can address your referral to: ‘Dear Doctor…’ or a Psychiatrist of your choice.

The referral should be faxed by your GP to 03 5248 4852.

Once cover or funding is checked and confirmed, the program coordinator will coordinate next steps with you.

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How much does it cost?

We have agreements with Private Health Funds, DVA, Workcover and TAC. Self-funding is also an option.

All referrals are subject to a health fund check prior to admission to a program.

We will be pleased to answer any questions you may have in relation to cost. Please call us on 03 5240 0700 to discuss your options.


More information

  • Trauma Recovery Day Program brochure - Click HERE  
  • Addiction - Relapse and Maintenance Support (RAMS) – Click HERE
  • Art Therapy – Click HERE
  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) – Click HERE
  • Eating Disorders (RISE) – Click HERE
  • Emotional Wellness – Click HERE
  • Living Well – Click HERE
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) – Click HERE

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