Psychologists for Children and Specialist Practitioners
Your child will work with a Child Psychologist or Specialist Practitioner who can provide counselling, assessment and diagnostic services to children and adolescents.
Our child, teenage and adolescent interventions may focus upon:
- Adjustment Disorder (e.g. following separation and divorce)
- Anger Management
- Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Autism Spectrum Disorders (including Aspergers)
- Behavioural Disorders (Oppositional Defiance, Conduct Disorder, etc)
- Fears and phobias
- Grief and Loss
- Learning Difficulties
- Post-traumatic Stress (Trauma)
- Social Skills
The Psych Professionals also has the ability to provide Diagnostic Services for children, teens and adolescents regarding learning and cognitive ability (intelligence), ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Our children’s psychologists have postgraduate clinical training in working with a range of presenting problems, including children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and also have experience with Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) for children with Autism. Our Psychologists are also providers of parent support and counselling using methods such as the Triple P program (Positive Parenting Program), 1-2-3 Magic and other evidence-based programmes proven to be effective when implemented consistently.
Types of Therapy for Children
The psychologists implement a range of child-friendly techniques which focus upon each child’s area of need and may include: Play Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness, Social Skills Training, and Parenting Skills.
Do contact The Psych Professionals to discuss any further questions you may have regarding our child and adolescent services. We aim to find the child psychologist with the best fit for your child’s or teenagers needs.
Other Child Group Therapy Options
You may want to start with individual sessions and we can then recommend group sessions if appropriate. Or you may want to start off with a group session.