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HIKES© | MINDS OVER MOUNTAINS©

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Looking for a personalized and evidence-based program to improve your mental health and well-being? Minds Over Mountains© offers a comprehensive therapeutic program that harnesses the healing power of nature to help you achieve your goals, overcome challenges, and enhance your overall well-being. With qualified professionals and a range of evidence-based interventions, join our 1 on 1 program today and experience the transformative benefits of Minds Over Mountains©. Register your interest now!

Delivering Practitioners

Delivery Options Available

Service Components of Program Delivery

Optional Program Extensions

Developed By Professionals

Provider and participant travel requirements and arrangements are not able to be determined until the ‘Initial Assessment (Ax)’ has been completed.

The below estimate has been provided as an example only.

  • Initial Ax + Program Planning = 4hrs
  • 10 x 1-on-1 (1.5 hr) Sessions  = 15hrs
  • Re-Assessment = 1.5hrs
  • Reporting = 3hrs
  • Travel = 8hrs

31.5 hrs @ NDIS Price Guide CB-IDL/IHW 166.99 = 5260.18

The invoice sent to you prior to your initial assessment must be paid prior to or on the day of your initial assessment appointment.

For information on our cancellation policy, refer to our terms and conditions.


Exercise Physiologist – A person who is an Accredited exercise physiologist with Exercise and Sports Science Australia.


Core – Assistance with Daily Life

Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Supports

    • 01_609_0118_1_3 | Capacity Building for Early Childhood Interventions – Exercise Physiologist

Therapy Supports

    • 01_741_0128_1_3 | Capacity Building for Early Childhood Interventions – Other Professional

Capacity Building – Improved Health and Wellbeing

    • 12_027_0126_3_3 | Advice provided by an Exercise Physiologist regarding exercise required
    • 12_027_0128_3_3 | Advice provided by an Exercise Physiologist regarding exercise required

Capacity Building – Improved Daily Living

Early Childhood Intervention Supports (under seven years of age)

    • 15_609_0118_1_3 | Capacity Building For Early Childhood Interventions – Exercise Physiologist

Therapy Supports (over seven years of age)

    • 15_200_0126_1_3 | Assessment Recommendation Therapy or Training – Exercise Physiologist
    • 15_200_0128_1_3 | Assessment Recommendation Therapy or Training – Exercise Physiologist

Physiotherapist – A person who has a current AHPRA Registration as a Physiotherapist.


Core – Assistance with Daily Life

Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Supports

    • 01_720_0118_1_3 | Capacity Building for Early Childhood Interventions – Physiotherapist

Therapy Supports

    • 01_721_0128_1_3 | Capacity Building for Early Childhood Interventions – Physiotherapist

Capacity Building – Improved Daily Living

Early Childhood Intervention Supports (under seven years of age)

    • 15_003_0118_1_3 | Capacity Building For Early Childhood Interventions – Physiotherapist

Therapy Supports (over seven years of age)

    • 15_055_0128_1_3 | Assessment Recommendation Therapy or Training – Physiotherapist

Psychologist – A person who has a current AHPRA Registration as a Psychologist.


Core – Assistance with Daily Life

Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Supports

    •  01_700_0118_1_3 | Capacity Building for Early Childhood Interventions – Psychologist

Therapy Supports

    • 01_701_0128_1_3 | Capacity Building for Early Childhood Interventions – Psychologist

Capacity Building – Improved Daily Living

Early Childhood Intervention Supports (under seven years of age)

    • 15_001_0118_1_3 | Capacity Building For Early Childhood Interventions – Psychologist

Therapy Supports (over seven years of age)

    • 15_054_0128_1_3 | Assessment Recommendation Therapy or Training – Psychologist

Occupational Therapist – A person who has a current Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Registration as an Occupational Therapist.


Core – Assistance with Daily Life

Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Supports

    • 01_740_0118_1_3 | Capacity Building for Early Childhood Interventions – Other Professional

Therapy Supports

    • 01_661_0128_1_3 | Capacity Building for Early Childhood Interventions – Occupational Therapist

Capacity Building – Improved Daily Living

Early Childhood Intervention Supports (under seven years of age)

    • 15_005_0118_1_3 | Capacity Building For Early Childhood Interventions – Other Professional

Therapy Supports (over seven years of age)

    • 15_617_0128_1_3 | Assessment Recommendation Therapy or Training – Occupational Therapist

Counsellor – A person who is either a member of the Australian Counselling Association or an accredited Registrant with the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia.


Core – Assistance with Daily Life

Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Supports

    • 01_606_0118_1_3 | Capacity Building for Early Childhood Interventions – Counsellor

Therapy Supports

    • 01_741_0128_1_3 | Capacity Building for Early Childhood Interventions – Other Professional

Capacity Building – Improved Daily Living

Early Childhood Intervention Supports (under seven years of age)

    • 15_606_0118_1_3 | Capacity Building For Early Childhood Interventions – Counsellor

Therapy Supports (over seven years of age)

    • 15_043_0128_1_3 | Assessment Recommendation Therapy or Training – Counsellor

Capacity Building – Increased Social and Community Participation

This support item is designed to enable providers to offer new and innovative services to participant and is for mainstream providers who want to enable participants to access mainstream activities. Any standards applicable to the industry in which the provider operates would need to be
met. All supports claimed under this support item need to be reasonable and necessary given the participant’s plan goals.

This support item can be delivered to individual participants subject to the rules set out in the NDIS Pricing Arrangements and Price Limits.

This support item is not subject to price limits.

Innovative Community Participation

    • 09_008_0116_6_3 | Innovative Community Participation

Community Participation Activities

This support item is designed to enable providers to claim reimbursement for the costs of tuition
fees, art classes, sports coaching and similar activities that build a participant’s skills and independence. This could include camps, classes, and vacation activities that have capacity building components. The support includes assistance to establish volunteer arrangements in the
community, mentoring, peer support, and individual skill development.

All supports claimed under this support item need to be reasonable and necessary given the
participant’s plan goals. Supports that could be claimed include:

  • Universal recreational activities: A limited number of lessons to enable a participant to try out
    an activity and test their capability and interest in further pursuing this activity – such as horse
    riding, art, dance or singing classes.
  • Attendance at a “camp” or group that builds a participant’s relationship skills and offer a
    range of activities and opportunities to explore wider interests.
  • Other items or adjustments such as customised tools required because of the participant’s
    disability.

This support item can be delivered to individual participants subject to the rules set out in the NDIS
Pricing Arrangements and Price Limits.

Community Participation Activities

    • 09_011_0125_6_3 | Community Participation Activities
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  • Customisable program options

    Offering a range of activities and challenges, allowing for tailored experiences that suit each participant's preferences, abilities, and goals.

  • Emphasis on building participants capacity and personal growth

    Encouraging self-reflection, goal-setting, and skill development to empower participants in their personal and professional lives.

  • Inclusive and diverse community

    Creating a welcoming environment for participants of all backgrounds, promoting respect and understanding among all members.

  • A highly supportive team

    behind each of our adventure therapists and program facilitators. Professional staff trained to address the unique needs of each participant.

  • Adaptive programming

    Incorporating modifications to accommodate individuals with diverse physical, cognitive, and emotional needs.

  • Participant-centred approach

    Prioritising the needs and goals of each individual, fostering a sense of ownership and personal responsibility in their program experience.

  • Comprehensive pre-program orientation

    Thoroughly preparing participants for their experience, including guidelines, expectations, and safety procedures.

  • Mental health support

    Skilled in mental health first-aid to address any concerns or crises that may arise during the program.

  • Environmental stewardship

    Promoting sustainable practices and respect for natural environments, minimising the ecological impact of programs.

  • Safe, well-maintained equipment

    Ensuring all equipment is regularly inspected and updated as needed to provide a secure and reliable experience.

  • Evidence-based practices

    Incorporating current research and best practices in adventure therapy and experiential learning to optimise participant outcomes.

  • Ongoing staff training and development

    Ensuring program facilitators and therapists continually update their skills and knowledge through professional development opportunities.

  • Regular program evaluations

    Continuously assessing program effectiveness and participant satisfaction to ensure the highest quality experiences.

  • Risk management plans

    Implementing thorough risk management strategies, including emergency response procedures and communication protocols.

  • Clear communication and transparency

    Providing regular updates to participants and stakeholders, maintaining open lines of communication, and ensuring all parties are well-informed throughout the program process.

How Do Our Programs Work?

These videos explain important information about how our programs work and how you can get started with our Adventure Therapy Programs!