NewAccess for Small Business Owners

NewAccess developed by Beyond Blue

NewAccess for Small Business Owners is a free and confidential mental health coaching program, developed by Beyond Blue to give small business owners, including sole traders the support they need.

Over six sessions, coaches with a small business background will work with you to overcome difficult issues, providing you with practical skills to manage stress and get you back to feeling like yourself.

At your first appointment, your coach will complete an initial assessment with you, and develop a program tailored to your individual needs.

Why you’ll love NewAccess for Small Business Owners

NewAccess for Small Business Owners uses Low-intensity Cognitive Based Therapy (LiCBT) to recognise the way we think, act and feel. You will have a Coach to help you tackle unhelpful thoughts and behaviours, using an individual plan that you develop together.

NewAccess for Small Business Owners is available nationally by phone or video call.

NewAccess for Small Business Owners is for anyone aged 18 or over who owns a small business, from any industry including sole traders. For the purposes of program eligibility, a small business is defined as ≤ 20 employees.  

 A person is not eligible for the program if they are:  

An initial assessment conducted by a clinically supervised Coach is used to identify if NewAccess for Small Business Owners is the most appropriate service to support your mental health needs.    

Please note, if your symptoms or condition are found to be too severe or complex for this program, you will be referred to a more appropriate service or back to a GP. 

To read more about NewAccess coaches, the program or how to make an enquiry, visit

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