Parent & Children Overview

Parents and Children

At times, there can be so much pressure on families and children. Parents want to do the best they can to nurture and respond to the needs of their children, but life can throw families and children some wobbly or traumatic things along the way.

It’s important that children learn that it is ok to speak up and ask for help at times when they need it. A responsive helper can assist a child to identify their problem, work together to come up with solutions to try and then persist to keep working away at a problem. In short, we like to help children to be safe and learn how to bounce back when things get tough. We also like to help families and carers to assist the child to build their own skills along the way.

We like to help children to be safe and learn how to bounce back when things get tough.

We can help with associated issues for the following:parents

  • Birth, babies and toddlers
  • School age children
  • Teens

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 When something is defined as an issue:

When:

  • The problem interferes with day to day health and happiness
  • It persists or recurs
  • You are concerned that their behaviour is not age appropriate

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Assessments

  • A child’s intellectual functioning
  • A child’s neuropsychological profile
  • Mental health
  • A child’s behaviour
  • Autism Spectrum

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Therapy

  • Art Therapy
  • Behaviour Therapy
  • Skills Training
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Neuropsychology
  • Early Childhood Development

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Support for parents

  • Supporting parents to support children
  • Struggling with parenting
  • Improving parenting skills
  • Settling your baby

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 Workshops available

Some parents can benefit from having more information about a particular problem. At Bendigo Psychology we run workshops on different issues that can arise for children.

If the workshop topic you would like to learn more about is not listed, please contact us to let us know. We can design workshops to suit individual groups.