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Important Note - Waitlist Closed

Inclusive Pathways Program (Psychology) is currently experiencing unprecedented demand and our waitlist is now closed.

If you would like to access our service, please complete an online submission via the forms on the red buttons below - we can then let you know when the waitlist is open again.

We sincerely thank you for your patience during this time of high demand.

You can also email us at [email protected]



Inclusive Pathways (Psychology) is funded by the Capital Health Network (CHN) to provide free psychological therapies and social and emotional wellbeing support to LGBTIQA+ people.

Inclusive Pathways provides quality, accessible and culturally safe mental health support for people of diverse sexualities and genders, people with variations in sex characteristics and people exploring or uncertain of their gender identity, expression or sexuality.

Inclusive Pathways uses a dynamic, strengths-based, person-centred and affirming model of care. The Inclusive Pathways team includes Psychologists and Social Workers experienced in working with LGBTIQA+ communities and ensuring individuals get the right care and support at the right time.

Inclusive Pathways is available to people who are:

  • 16 years old and above
  • Identify as LGBTIQA+ or questioning/exploring identity
  • Have a Mental Health Treatment Plan
  • Live/Work/Study in the ACT

To make an enquiry please contact Meridian Wellbeing Services on 6257 2855, via email at [email protected] or complete Self-Referral or Client Referral Form.

Self-Referral Form

Client Referral Form



Segments of Care

Due to unprecedented demand and a growing waitlist, Meridian Wellbeing Services has moved to a Segment of Care service model to ensure more clients have the opportunity to access support.

What this means is that your Counselling, Psychology or Social Work support will be focused on your individual wellness goals within a maximum of 6 sessions.

Our Intake Officer will discuss this with you, as will your clinician when planning the best care for you. Once an individual’s Segment of Care comes to a close, they can request to be put back on the waitlist for future Segments of Care as they become available.



Meridian Wellbeing Services is not a crisis service.
We are an appointment-based service and we only respond to phone calls and emails during normal business hours - 9:00am to 4:00pm, Monday - Friday.

If you, or someone you know is in crisis please call the numbers below:
In an emergency always contact 000.
Access Mental Health open 24/7 | (02) 6205 1065 or 1800 629 354
QLife: Open 3pm - Midnight | 1800 184 527 |
Lifeline: Open 24/7 | 13 11 14 |
Domestic Violence Crisis Service: Open 24/7 | (02) 6280 0900 |

For those under the age of 25, there are also the following services available:
Kids Helpline: Open 24/7 | 1800 551 800 |
Eheadspace: 1800 650 890 |



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