Information and forms for new clients

Summary

The information on this page is designed to help new clients prepare for their first session. It includes some information about how to get to Lantern Psychology, and also information and access to some forms to complete or read before your first session.

If you do this before your session, it will save time during the session. However, if you prefer to complete the forms in your session, Alison will provide you with the relevant paper forms on arrival.

The key things you can do before your session are:

  • 1. Complete the online registration form here. If you do not feel comfortable providing personal information online, you can download, print and complete these these forms as hard copies. To download this form, click here.
  • 2. Download, read and sign the consent form found here.
  • 4. Complete the online version of the Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale (DASS-21) here
  • 5. Download the address and directions information found here
  • 6. Read policies on your rights and privacy found here and here.
  • 5. Remember to take along your GP Mental Health Care Plan (if relevant).

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Consent Form
The consent form must be signed prior to starting your first session to indicate that you consent to the conditions of service. You can save time in your first session by reading, printing and completing the form prior to the session and bringing it to the session with you. You will be given an opportunity to ask any questions prior to signing the form. Otherwise, it will be made available to you in your first session.
You can download the form here.

Registration form and DASS measure
It will also save you session time if you provide your contact details and some other relevant information prior to attending using the online form. This is stored on a secure site. If you do not feel comfortable providing these details prior to the session, these details can be provided in person, during the session. Alternatively, you can complete a paper copy of the form and bring it with you.
The link to this online registration form can be found here.
The link to the online DASS form can be found here.
The paper version of both forms can be downloaded here.

Privacy Policy and APS Charter for Clients' Rights
These documents contains information about Lantern Psychology's Privacy Policy and the rights of clients under the APS Charter for Psychologists. It is advisable that you read these documents before your first session to be informed of your rights.
Download Privacy Policy here and the APS Charter here.

Fees Fees will be provided to you prior to the acceptance of your appointment. For information about fees please click here.

Location and directions The address is: Entrance B, 14/2 King St, Deakin ACT 2600.

Lantern Psychology is part of a multidisciplinary team at Capital Clinical Psychology, so once you will need to look out for signs to Capital Clinical Psychology.

We are located on the lower ground floor of the building on the corner of King and Denison Streets, labelled the 'Deakin Sports Therapy Centre'. Enter the building from King Street (not Denison Street) at Entrance B (there is a sign). Walk down the steps or ramp from King Street, once inside, turn right and walk through the interior doors, then turn left up the corridor. Download map and directions here.