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Clinical Services - Children and Adolescents


i.  Assessment  

We provide comprehensive psychiatric, psycho-diagnostic and neuropsychological assessment for both children and adolescents.

We have experience and expertise in the assessment and diagnosis of the following difficulties often found in children and adolescents.

  • Autism & Asperger's Syndrome
  • Attention & Concentration difficulties
  • Head-injury
  • Intellectual difficulties
  • Developmental difficulties due to premature birth and other causes
  • Emotional difficulties
     

ii. Management

We make use of a variety of therapeutic techniques in order to assist children and their families with overcoming or coping with various difficulties.

Depending on their experience and field of interest, our psychologists make use of a variety of approaches including behavioural therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, dialectal behavioural therapy, narrative therapy, play therapy and psychodynamic psychotherapy.

We provide assistance in the treatment and management of the following child-related psychological and psychiatric concerns:

  • Abuse (sexual, physical, emotional)
  • Anxiety and Fear problems
  • Asperger's and Autism
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD, ADD)
  • Behavioural problems secondary to head injury
  • Behavioural problems secondary to intellectual disability
  • Bereavement and loss
  • Conduct problems (Anger out bursts and behavioural difficulties at home and school)
  • Depression
  • Self-harming behaviours
  • Problems with peer group, including shyness and bullying and assertiveness

     

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