Cognitive/IQ/intellectual disability & Learning Assessments. We provide cognitive/IQ and learning assessments. Tools we might use include the WPPSI-IV, WISC-V, SB5, WIAT, ABAS-III and Vinelands 3.
Adaptive Functioning. We provide assessment of your child's adaptive functioning (e.g., communication, academics, self-direction, leisure, social, motor, self-care, health and safety, and home living skills). We also use behaviour modification techniques and ABA to teach new skills and behaviour.
Autism Spectrum Disorder. We can assess for ASD in childhood and adolescence.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
We can assess for ADHD. We use tools such as the Conner's III, IQ/academic testing, and clinical observation.
School Readiness Assessments.
We can help you decide whether early or delayed entry into prep is in your child's best interest. This may involve an interview with you, play based session or kindy observation with your child, use of checklists/questionnaires (parent and educator), and administration of a standardised test (e.g., Bracken School Readiness Assessment or WPPSI-IV) test of achievement (if required).
Challenging and Oppositional Behaviour. We can assist you and your child with behaviour such as noncompliance, temper tantrums, angry and resentful behaviour.
We can help teach your child skills to manage their emotions better.
Anxiety and Worry. We can assist your child with worry and anxiety such as social anxiety, selective mutism, school refusal, separation anxiety, specific phobia.
Low Self-esteem & Low Mood
We can assist your child when they are lacking confidence, not enjoying activities they used to, feeling sad or down, unmotivated and irritable
Social Difficulties. We can assist your child with social difficulties and managing bullying.
Developmental assessments. Our child psychologist can provide full developmental assessments. This involves looking at your child's gross motor, fine motor, personal-social, language, and performance and practical reasoning skills. The tool we use to do this is the Griffiths Mental Development Scales (GMDS III).
Autism Spectrum Disorder. We can assess for Autism Spectrum Disorder in infants using tools such as the ADOS 2, ASRS, CARS & ADI-R.
Sleep Problems & Bedtime Routines. A child psychologist can assist assist you and your child with sleep-onset and sleep waking problems.
Toileting Problems. We can assist you and your child with toilet training and with wetting and soiling issues.
New Sibling Problems. A clinical psychologist can help your child adjust to a new baby arriving.
Challenging Behaviour. We can assist you and your child with temper tantrums and challenging behaviour. We can also write comprehensive behaviour management plans
Anxiety, Stress and Worry. We can support you when you are experiencing stress, worry and anxiety such as social, generalised, specific, performance and work anxiety.
Depression. We can support you when you are feeling sad or down, lacking energy and enthusiasm, feeling unmotivated, and not enjoying experiences as much as you would like.
Support for Workplace Difficulties. We can support you with work stress, conflict resolution, assertiveness training, time management, procrastination, and work place bullying.
Family Focus. We can support families with children where one or both of the parents have a mental illness.
ASD in Adulthood. We can assess/diagnose and can help you navigate the complexities of adulthood, relationships and emotions.
ADHD in Adulthood. We can assess/diagnose ADHD and help you learn ways to manage symptoms and develop your strengths.