INFO ABOUT OUR CHILD AND FAMILY PSYCHOLOGY SERVICES

What we offer?

Our Psychology sessions offer both Assessment and Treatment of a variety of presenting concerns such as:

There are two classes of assessment:

1) Emotional, Social and Behavioural Assessment

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The assessment process differs depending on the particular presenting concerns and the family’s specific needs. However, typically – an Assessment involves meeting with the parents and child to discuss the main areas of difficulty, the history of the presenting issues and any treatment received to date. A standardized assessment tool may also be used, which helps identify whether the child’s behaviour is age-appropriate, based on the parent and/or teacher’s perspective.

2) Cognitive and Learning Assessments

Crystal is able to conduct Cognitive Assessments which can help determine your child’s cognitive abilities and Learning Assessments which help to identify to whether or not any specific learning difficulties/Learning Disorders are present, and if so, in what areas?

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Appointment Structure
Depending on what suits your needs, Crystal is able to offer a variety of different appointment styles

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including –

  • Individual child sessions

  • Parent Support sessions

  • Joint Parent-child sessions

  • Sibling sessions

  • Family therapy sessions

  • Information Seminars for Parents and Teachers

  • Group Treatment sessions

Treatment Approaches

Crystal works predominantly from a Cognitive Behaviour Therapy approach, however, also utilises a number of empirically validated treatments in her work including:-

•    Play Therapy
•    Triple P
•    Strengths-based Therapy
•    Interpersonal Therapy
•    Schema Therapy
•    Attachment-oriented treatment
•    Family therapy
•    Narrative Therapy

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