Short Term Psychological Interventions

(Previously known as ATAPS)


STPI provides a clinical, holistic, therapeutic counselling service for young people aged 12-25, and their families living across North and North West Tasmania. STPI is for young people experiencing mild to moderate mental ill health who would benefit from short term psychological counselling and therapeutic support.  STPI provides a service specifically for young people who find accessing mainstream services difficult due to a range of barriers including; transport, finance or geographical isolation.


  • Aged 12-25 years
  • Require therapeutic support to assist with a range of mild to moderate mental health concerns
  • Are willing to engage in therapeutic work


Access to the service is delivered primarily via telehealth, however in some circumstances alternate options can be explored; face to face or office based in Launceston, Devonport and Burnie.


STPI clinicians provide comprehensive clinical assessments and interventions focused on 1:1 psychological therapy to assist young people to improve their psychological wellbeing and psychosocial functioning. 


Young people are referred via their GP, paediatrician or psychiatrist under a Mental Health Care Plan.


Referrers maintain a carriage of care for the young person, until informed that the referral has been accepted. 

If you have any questions, or would like more information about Short Term Psychological Interventions, please get in touch.

Short Term Psychological Interventions  is supported by Primary Health Tasmania under the Australian Government’s Primary Health Networks Program