What is Psychology for Children?

Psychologists who specialise in supporting children and adolescents will assist young people to identify and manage important social, emotional and educational issues. It can be useful to provide strategies and support to families and schools to ensure that young people can overcome such challenges and achieve their potential.

Practical evidenced based strategies that allow for change and improvement are an important part of providing support to this age group.

Psychological support for children, adolescents and families may include the following issues:

  • anxiety & phobia
  • depression
  • obsessive compulsive disorder
  • autism spectrum disorder & Asperger’s,
  • anger management
  • behavioural issues
  • friendship challenges
  • bullying
  • cognitive assessment
  • educational assessment
  • ADHD
  • learning difficulties
  • social skills
  • school refusal
  • Parenting support