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Benefits for GPs and the wider community


The delivery of FPS by a GP enables members of the community to receive psychological interventions where shortages or lack of access to psychologists and psychiatrists exist, particularly in rural and remote settings.

GPs who are registered providers of FPS deliver many benefits for patients and communities, including:

In addition, by registering with Medicare, the GPMHSC can maintain an account of the number of GPs accredited to deliver FPS. This important data is vital for the GPMHSC’s role in contributing to the development of policy for general practice and mental health.

Accredited FPS ST courses


Access accredited FPS ST courses.

Recognised FPS interventions under Better Access



Becoming-a-registered-GP-provider-of-focussed-psychological-strategies.pdf GPMHSC-application-form-to-register-as-a-GP-provider-of-FPS.pdf