Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Many Australian organisations offer an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to promote employee wellbeing. EAP is a prevention, early intervention and treatment program designed to enhance the mental health and wellbeing of all employees and their families. EAP programs are funded by organisations as part of their commitment to creating a mentally healthy workforce by enabling their employees and their families to access psychology services.

Organisations that offer their employees EAP services understand the impact mental health can have on individuals, their families, their colleagues and their workplaces. They recognise the social and economic value of prevention and early intervention approaches.

What is an EAP Wellbeing Program?

An EAP porgram can be made up of a number of different elements. At Stirling we believe in taking a wellbeing approach to health and mental health. We believe in the importance of adopting a holistic approach- prevention is better than a cure! 

We will design a wellbeing program that suits your organisation and teams needs. This might include:

What's different about our EAP Counselling?

Put simply quality. We focus on creating a great culture as we believe when you create a great place to work you attract and retain the best people- and in turn ensure the highest quality service. Our team of health professionals are committed to providing high quality evidence-based treatments grounded in thorough assessments and warm, authentic therapeutic relationships.

Trusted, highly qualified psychologists

All of our psychologists are registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulatory Agency (AHPRA) and hold both undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications in psychology (e.g., Masters, PhD, Doctorate). Our psychologists are carefully selected and participate in ongoing training, professional development, and supervision. Stirling psychologists are committed to their ongoing learning and staying up to date with the latest research and treatment approaches. Our psychologists believe in an integrated, evidence-based, multi-disciplinary approach to treatment.

Specialised support tailored to your individual needs

Whilst our psychologists are qualified to assess and treat a broad range of presentations, they choose to focus on a few areas of interest. This ensures they can stay up to date with the latest research and treatment approaches and advance their skills in a particular area. We believe that our psychologists are most effective and happy when they are delivering treatments in an area they feel confident in, which in turn increases the quality of care your employees receive.

Support and Retain Employees in the Transition to Parenthood

Organisations are increasingly considering the ways they offer support to employees and their families in the transition to parenthood. At Stirling Psychology we are passionate about working with parents in the transition to parenthood. We recognise that whilst this is one of the most stressful transitions individuals and couples experience, it is also a time of high motivation and commitment to change. Many organisations recognise how supporting employees during this transition has a positive impact on their ability to attract and retain highly skilled professionals. In addition, a preventative approach is paramount to reducing the likelihood that mothers and fathers will experience post-natal depression.

Tailored EAP Programs

If you are considering establishing an EAP program, our team will meet with you to get an understanding of your organisations needs and tailor a program that may include access to individual psychological treatment, couples therapy, group programs, workshops, and/or retreats. We recognise the unique needs of different organisations. Your team may be based locally on the Mornington Peninsula and want to access treatment at our Mornington office or may require the flexibility of online Employee Assistance Program services. We will work with you to establish the most suitable program based on your organisations priority areas and budget.

We believe everyone has the capacity for change and therefore, provide an open, supportive environment that nurtures growth.

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