Tag Archives: children

Is This Typical Separation Anxiety?

Dr Carli Growcott

Helping You Give Your Child The Very Best Start to Kinder or School

Starting childcare, kinder, or school can be an incredibly exciting time for some children, as they flex their independence and embrace new experiences. They will meet new friends, and get to do what they love most – be curious, discover, participate, and learn about the world. But … Continue Reading »

Inside the Child Psychology Room

What happens and how does it work?

Children may visit a child psychologist for a number of reasons. These might include:

  • To receive some help with an area of their life that is challenging
  • Learning about themselves and helpful ways to deal with their feelings, manage their behaviours or develop coping skills and resilience
  • To have a safe space to
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Sleep – Bedtime Help for Busy Families!


3 reasons why your child’s bedtime sleep routine may not be working

Getting back into the swing of the school routine after the holidays often means that families become busy again. Children are busy at kinder or school, one or both parents may be working, some children may attend after-school care, or have extracurricular activities, and some may have homework … Continue Reading »

What’s the Difference Between Child Stress and Anxiety?


Some Stress and Anxiety is OK, but how much is too much?

All children are likely to experience stress and anxiety at some time of their lives, and to an extent, this is developmentally appropriate. Children learn through their experiences, so with the right support from parents and caregivers, learning to cope with some stresses and worries actually helps children … Continue Reading »