Mental Health in the South Coast

At Activate Health and Movement we understand the challenges of living with a mental health condition. Our team of Exercise Physiologists will work with you to provide a safe individualised exercise prescription to utilise the benefits of exercise to manage your condition and your medication side effects. Some conditions we can assist you with include:

Psychotic Disorders

  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Delusional Disorder

Mood Disorders

  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Dysthymia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Peri/Post-natal depression

Anxiety Disorders

  • Generalised Anxiety Disorder
  • OCD
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Organic Disorders

  • Substance abuse
  • Dementia

Our aim is to empower our clients to take back control of their health using evidence-based interventions

Benefits of Exercise for Mental Health:

There is mounting evidence that suggests exercise is an effective treatment method for people suffering from acute and chronic mental illness, with some studies suggesting that exercise is just as effective, if not more effective than pharmacological intervention in alleviating depressive symptoms.

Benefits of Exercise for Mental Health:

  • Counteracts medication side effects
  • Improved mood, sleep quality and energy levels
  • Improved strength, endurance and exercise tolerance
  • Increased motivation
  • Reduced weight gain and healthy weight maintenance
  • Reduced co-morbidities (Diabetes, cardiovascular disease)
We are registered NDIS, Medicare, DVA, WHA & My Aged Care providers and help participants achieve amazing outcomes for a range of conditions.
Looking to make an appointment or referral?

Our multidisciplinary team work collaboratively with you, delivering high quality treatment plans to achieve your goals and best health outcomes! Booking online is the most convenient way to lock in the location, practitioner & time you want.