Our New Video – Melbourne Child Psychology

We made a video last week for the website. It was certainly a new experience for me! Writing the script took some time, but actually delivering the lines was another story! After a few takes, many laughs and some double takes, I was able to overcome my stage fright and deliver the lines in a semi-coherent way. ūüôā

We took the main part of the video at the front reception, with my favourite photo if a perfectly breaking wave as a backdrop.

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Why do I like to work with kids?

As an educational and developmental psychologist, I am often asked by friends, family, and parents, why I have chosen to work with children.

When I get asked this question, my immediate thought is: why wouldn’t I like to work with kids?!

I love it! There are thousands of reasons why I think helping children and their families is the best job in the world, but I will focus on my top four.

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Zoe Visits the Psychologist

Visiting a Psychologist for the first time can be a bit overwhelming for children.

I have created a presentation here for young children to help explain in a child friendly way what we do!

It is called Zoe visits the Psychologist: A tale about getting help. 

I hope this is useful! You can view the presentation here: Zoe-Visits-The-Psychologist.

 

 

Silver Linings Playbook Movie Review

There has been a lot of buzz about Silver Linings Playbook. It has won a plethora of awards and has been nominated for eight Oscars. It has ignited debates about how mental health should be presented on the silver screen. The movie has also had far reaching impacts, as the director, David Russell, along with the lead, Bradley Cooper, have visited the US Vice President, Joe Biden, to help introduce a new mental health act in America.

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Why have 2,866* parents chosen us?

(*As of 24th July, 2019.)

  • Private and confidential: We are a private service so you will receive 100% independent and confidential advice.
  • Child and adolescent experts: We only work with school age children, teenagers and parents.
  • Education and school experts: We will help you navigate the school system to get the best possible results for your child.
  • Qualified and experienced: We only employ psychologists with a master degree or higher and experience working in schools.
  • Fast appointments: We don't keep a waiting list and see most new clients within 7 days.
  • Convenient location: We are in Middle Park with easy access from many parts of Melbourne and unrestricted street parking.
  • Trusted methods: We use approaches that are strongly supported by research evidence or clinical experience.
  • Lovely beachside office: You will love our quiet, modern and attractive office, with its beach and ocean-themed rooms.