Inpatient Treatment

Located at Buderim Private Hospital, the Cooinda Mental Health Inpatient unit is a state-of-the-art 33-bed acute unit for those aged 18 and over. All rooms are private, have ensuites, TV and hair dryers. Patients have use of the dining room, laundry, lounge areas, visitors' lounge, outdoor areas, music room, art and craft room, therapy rooms and gymnasium.

The Group Therapy program is available throughout the duration of an admission and consists of: Behavioural therapy, mindfulness, assertiveness, psycho education, acceptance commitment therapy, relaxation skills, art and craft, socialisation skills, one-to-one counselling and physical exercise sessions.

Following initial assessment, an admission may occur through a credentialed private Psychiatrist and Cooinda Mental Health Service will provide further support through a team of specialist mental health clinicians.

Outpatient Day Programs – Sunshine Coast

Group Therapy programs are available for those who will have their needs met better as an outpatient. Day programs currently available include:

Duration of full day programs – 8.30am – 3pm
Duration of half day programs – 2.5 hours (operating hours depend on which program)

Carer and Family Programs

  • Carer and Family Sessions - a complimentary service: Families and carers who support someone with a mental health issue may benefit from the support of others who share the experience. These monthly sessions aim to empower through information and education. Families and carers are welcomed to attend these sessions at no cost.
  • Carers and Families Affected by Eating Disorders