Category Archives: General

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 »

What is Brain-Based Therapy?

brain-based therapy

What is Brain-Based Therapy When it Comes to Anxiety Treatment?

Neuropsychotherapy, or brain-based therapy, is a type of therapy which helps guide clients to overcome their psychological issues through educating them about how their brains are functioning, and what they can do to help relieve their symptoms. It is a practical therapy combined with warm counselling support, which aims … 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 »

Is My Child Anxious? 10 Common Symptoms of Child Anxiety


How Can I Tell if My Child is Having Some Problems with Anxiety?

All children can feel anxious at times, and it is completely normal for children to have to grapple with these feelings from time to time. When we worry about things, whether we are adults or children, it is often because the thing we are worried about means … Continue Reading »