New Farm Clinic
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Inpatient Programs

The inpatient group therapy sessions offered at New Farm Clinic are psychoeducational in nature and designed to provide individuals with an introduction to a variety of therapeutic concepts and skills. New Farm Clinic offers a range of evidenced-based group therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Diversional Therapy, and a Sensory Regulation Skills group. Group therapy sessions are run by qualified mental health clinicians and are an hour in duration. There are a number of inpatient group therapy sessions offered each day at the clinic. The treatment team will recommend suitable groups for patients to attend, individualised to patients’ needs.

Refer to the below examples of group session topics (including but not limited to):

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy:

  • Managing anxiety
  • Managing depression
  • Unhelpful thinking styles
  • Challenging unhelpful thinking
  • Diaphragmatic breathing
  • Progressive muscle
  • Strategies to manage panic
  • Perfectionism
  • Improving self-esteem

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy:

  • Distraction skills
  • Self-soothing skills
  • Grounding skills
  • Describing and label emotions
  • Model of emotions
  • Opposite Action
  • Check the facts
  • Boundaries
  • Mindfulness skills
  • Assertiveness skills
  • Self-respect skills

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy:

  • Contact with the present moment
  • Getting space from difficult thoughts
  • Exploring values
  • Values guided goals
  • Acceptance

Diversional Therapy:

  • Gentle exercise facilitated by a physiotherapist
  • Yoga for wellbeing facilitated by a trauma informed yoga instructor
  • Improve balance and core strength facilitated by an exercise physiologist
  • Social skills coffee group
  • Mindful walks
  • Therapeutic games
  • Trivia
  • Guided relaxation
  • Creative expression

Art Therapy:

  • Various topics incorporating a variety of creative mediums facilitated by a qualified Art Therapist