Simon Connor Nurse

clinic location
Address
C2/20-24 Karalta Road, Erina, New South Wales, 2250, Australia
clinic location
Address
C2/20-24 Karalta Road, Erina, New South Wales, 2250, Australia

Overview

Simon is a Credentialed Mental Health Nurse and is a member of the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses, and is now accepting Private and EPC client referrals. Simon has experience in conducting Mental Health Assessments, including formulating Management Plans, Care-Coordination and Medication Management, identifying client needs and liaising with other health providers to ensure gaps in care are addressed and positive outcomes attained. Simon utilises a brief solution focused approach that is strengths based and is experienced in DBT skills based approaches to the delivery of care. BACKGROUND/HISTORY Simon emigrated in 2003, initially working in a variety of fields including Community Assertive Outreach in Chatswood, Child and Adolescent Mental Health (Early psychosis team) in Gosford and in 2004 became the Nurse Unit Manager of Mandala Acute Inpatient unit in Gosford. Simon later worked as the Nurse Manager for the Gosford and Wyong Acute Assessment Teams based in the Emergency Departments of both hospitals and during this time commissioned the Wyong Psychiatric Emergency Care Centre. Simon left public sector work in 2009, and was responsible for creating/commissioning the first private hospital based psychiatric services on the Central Coast at Brisbane Waters Private Hospital. He later went on to repeat this by creating/commissioning another hospital based psychiatric service at Berkeley Vale Private Hospital in 2015.

Area of Focus

  • Alcohol and other drugs addictions (AOD)
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Crisis management
  • Life Transition and Adjustment Issues
  • Personality disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Depression
  • Psychosis

Modalities

  • Solution-Focused Therapy

Patient Focus

  • Adults

Languages Spoken

  • English

Services

  • Online consultations

Education

  • Diploma in Health Care Studies (Nursing)

Accreditations

  • Australian College of Mental Health Nurses

Certifications

  • Credentialed Mental Health Nurse

Fee / Service

  • Insurance Appointment
  • Medicare Follow Up Appointment
  • NDIS (Plan/Agency Managed) Appointment
  • NDIS (Self-Managed) Appointment
  • Private Paying Appointment
  • Insurance Telehealth Appointment
  • Medicare Telehealth Appointment
  • NDIS (Plan/Agency Managed) Telehealth Appointment
  • NDIS (Self-Managed) Telehealth Appointment
  • Private Paying Telehealth Appointment
  • Insurance Phone Consult Appointment
  • Medicare Phone Consult Appointment
  • NDIS (Plan/Agency Managed) Phone Consult Appointment
  • NDIS (Self-Managed) Phone Consult Appointment
  • Private Paying Phone Appointment