May 30

Should My Child See a Psychologist?

Should my child see a psych blogAs a parent, how do you know when it’s time to get professional help for a child or teenager who is anxious, depressed or angry beyond what you’d expect? Do you take the advice of your elderly neighbour who has raised 5 kids of her own (so she must know everything?). Do you complete multiple on-line quizzes to compare your child’s behaviour to others (even though the results may not be accurate?) Making the decision to take your child to see a psychologist can be stressful and confusing for most parents.

May 10

Helping Children with Exam Stress

Coping with Exam Stress blogAs children across Australia in Grades 3,5,7 and 9 sit down to start NAPLAN tests today, there may be some who are feeling a bit stressed or worried about it. Parents can play an important role in identifying exam stress in their children and helping their children to cope with this and do their best.