Group Programs

 

Group Programs

Our team consists of dynamic, highly qualified and experienced professionals providing a wide range of psychological services that are broadly focused on three areas: Counselling (for individuals and groups), Assessment and Postnatal Depression.

Postnatal Depression Support Group

The Postnatal Depression Support Group is an eight week program for women who have had a baby in the past 12 months and feel that they are struggling to adapt to motherhood or have been diagnosed with postnatal depression (PND). The program is designed to equip mothers with information about PND and practical ways to reduce distress. Each group is two hours in length and free child care is provided for children under 12 months. 

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PALS Social Skills Group

The PALS Social Skills group is for children aged four to seven who are experiencing peer difficulties or could benefit from improved social skills. Skills include taking turns, sharing, identifying feelings, and managing frustration. The program is delivered in a variety of engaging ways, including the use of puppets, songs, and videos. The group runs for 10 weeks, with each session lasting for 30 to 45 minutes, including a parent education component so that each parent can receive brief feedback on their child's experience in the group and ways to reinforce these skills in the home.

Circles of Security – Parenting Series

The Circle of Security Parenting Program (COS-P) is an internationally-acclaimed parenting program for parents with children of all ages.

This series assists with understanding what children are asking of you as parents, managing their emotions (and your own) and increasing your confidence to manage difficult situations when they arise.

Triple P Parenting Program Level 4

The Triple P Parenting Program Level 4 is aimed at parents of children aged between 2 and 12 focuses on Positive Parenting and how to encourage positive behaviours in children.

The program can be done in a group, individual or online setting, and is centred around Triple P’s 17 core positive parenting skills.

 

SOS Feeding program


The SOS Approach to Feeding is a program for assessing and treating feeding difficulties in children, with a particular focus on early intervention (children aged 6 months to 6 years). The approach integrates sensory, motor, behavioural, and family factors to comprehensively evaluate and manage feeding issues.  One of our psychologists, Jessica Carroll, is a trained SOS feeding therapist and offers the program in both individual and group formats at the clinic.

 

Secret Agent Society

Secret Agent Society is an innovative and award winning social skills program for children aged eight to 12 years. The program was originally designed for children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder but may benefit any child who is experiencing difficulty with social skills. The program uses computer games in which children are detectives who must unravel the mystery of social interactions using clues. This program runs for 10 weeks with each session lasting for two hours and includes a 30-minute parent feedback component each week.