Rowena Scott is Associate Director of Operations at The Psych Professionals. As a mother of two herself, Rowena is passionate about preventative mental health for our younger clients and is an advocate for building resilience and self-worth in young people.

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SAFER INTERNET DAY 2020

The next Safer Internet Day is Tuesday 11th February 2020.   The internet can be a powerful tool for learning but it’s also a place where your child could encounter dangerous material or people. With some practical internet safety precautions, you can help your child enjoy the benefits of the internet while minimising the risks.  Connected…

Red My Lips Campaign - Sexual Assault Awareness Month

What is Red My Lips and what can I do to help?

Red My Lips The international campaign ‘Red My Lips’ runs annually each April, which is Sexual Assault Awareness month. Red My Lips as the name describes, encourages supporters to don red lipstick throughout the month of April with aims to raise awareness around the prevalence and realities of sexual assault, dispel myths around rape, combat…

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder - Autism Awareness Day

Autism Spectrum Disorder

THURSDAY 2nd APRIL IS AUTISM AWARENESS DAY.   We are increasingly exposed to the term ‘Autism’, but we do not often understand exactly what is encompassed by the words ‘Autism Spectrum Disorder’.   What is Autism Spectrum Disorder? The term Autism Spectrum Disorder is used to refer to a lifelong disorder of development characterised by…

Sharing Child Care After Separation

Sharing the Care of Children after Separation

Your relationship with your partner might have ended, but despite separation, you’re both still parents to your children. In most cases, it is in your children’s best interests for you to figure out how you can both continue to be involved in their lives. It’s not easy to create new parenting arrangements when a relationship…