Sports, performance, exercise and general psychology services are available at our Stepney Healthcare Hub with Consultant Psychologist Geof Boylan-Marsland.
Considered one of South Australia’s leading psychologists, Geof has more than 14 years of experience in high performance sport. Having spent the previous six years at the South Australian Sports Institute (SASI), Geof has worked closely with a number of Olympic/Paralympic medallists and world champion athletes. He has provided the provision of consultant performance psychology services to organisations, coaches, teams and individuals focusing on principles of performance, sport and exercise psychology.
In terms of general, professional psychology services, Geof utilises acceptance and commitment therapy, neuropsychotherapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, cognitive therapy, positive psychology and solution-focused therapy.
Geof’s has a special interest and experience in the following:
- Affective and anxiety disorder
- Fears and phobias
- Managing chronic health conditions
- Pain and injury management
- Couple, family and relationship issues
- Critical incidents
- Unresolved grief
- Stress and lifestyle management
- Anger management
- Building resilience
- Building self-confidence and belief
- Personal development
- Increasing positive health behaviours and exercise adherence
- Improving performance in sport, work, recreation and life
- Personal and executive coaching.
Geof is available for consultation at Stepney on Wednesdays between 8:00am – 12:00pm. To make an appointment or enquiry, contact 08 8362 8111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A GP referral is only required for mental health care plan appointments. Geof does not see clients with an Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) Plan.
Make an appointment
Geof consults at our Stepney Healthcare Hub. To make an appointment or enquiry, contact 08 8362 8111 or email email@example.com. A GP referral is only required for mental health care plan appointments. Geof does not see clients with an Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) Plan.
All patients including private health members, uninsured, workers’ compensation, DVA, third party and public liability patients are welcome at sportsmed.
What to bring to your appointment
For your psychology appointment, please ensure you bring the following with you:
- Medicare card
- Private health insurance card (if applicable)
- DVA card (if applicable)
- Claim number (workers’ compensation and third party patients) and contact details for your case manager*.
*Workers’ compensation and third party patients must have a current claim and approval from their case manager to attend. In the event of a claim not being accepted, the patient is personally responsible for any costs incurred.
Day of appointment
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your allocated appointment time. Our staff will provide you with the appropriate paperwork required to be completed before the consultation with your practitioner.
Private initial and review consults are one hour and cost $160 (concessions apply).
All private health funds and patients including uninsured are welcome at sportsmed. Some health funds may cover a percentage of the cost for psychology services, however we recommend you check your level of cover with your private health fund to know exactly what you are entitled to for each consultation and the gap you may be expected to pay. Any gap payments are expected to be settled on the day of consultation. Please note that bulk billing is not available.
We provide onsite HICAPS and ask that all accounts are settled on the day of consultation via EFT, Visa Card, Mastercard, AMEX, cheque or cash.
Mental Health Care Plan
For patients receiving a mental health care plan, consultations attract a Medicare benefit which can be claimed directly from Medicare. Please bring your medicare card with you to your appointment.
We understand your time is valuable. All of our practitioners endeavour to run on schedule and your punctual attendance will assist this. Please feel free to ring us 30 minutes prior to your appointment to confirm if your practitioner is running on time. Should you arrive late for your appointment your practitioner will do their best to provide you with your full treatment time, but in rare instances, appointments may need to be rescheduled.
We do ask that you contact us and give at least 24 hours notice should you need to reschedule or cancel your appointment. Regular cancellations or cancellations with less than 24-hour notice may incur a cancellation fee.