Our therapy services take a developmental approach. This means we understand your child’s behaviour and presenting concern within the context of their developmental stage, relationships and environment. For this reason, we meet with parents of children under 12 years old first to gain an understanding of presenting concerns and formulate an initial therapy plan. In most cases, it is considered essential to work with parents as well as your child to ensure a collaborative and meaningful approach to change.
Collaboration with schools and other professionals involved in your child’s care may also form an important part of the therapeutic process. Your psychologist will discuss with you at the first intake session what therapeutic approach is recommended and give you guidelines on the length and frequency of appointments to achieve best outcomes.
Psychological therapy and intervention services can be provided with children from the age of 18 months through to adulthood with a range of presenting concerns, including:
The following evidence-based therapeutic processes may be utilised as they best fit your needs:
Rebates for therapeutic services may be accessible through the Medicare Better Access to Mental Health Scheme and the Helping Children With Autism and Better Start Initiatives.
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