Reading Difficulties

Reading difficulties can occur for a wide range of reasons and can affect people of all ages. Reading is important for: learning new words developing language understanding learning about the world developing imagination assisting with academic achievement. In the early years of schooling, it is important for children to develop the ability to correctly read […]
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“Coaching children through their feelings- What can I do when my child experiences big emotions?”

When your child experiences big emotions, it can often feel overwhelming and upsetting. However, whilst difficult, these moments can be an important learning opportunity for children, which form the building blocks for effective emotion regulation throughout their lifetime!   What is emotion coaching? “Emotion coaching” is a communication approach which supports children to be aware […]
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Why Do Services Charge a Cancellation Fee?

You will find most services, whether they be specialist medical professionals, hairdressers or therapy services, usually charge a cancellation fee. One of the things I was most surprised about when I started working in private practice, was the number of cancellations each week. In general, most therapy services have a 10% to 30% cancellation rate a week. Sometimes even higher! Cancellations [...]
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Important Information Regarding the Medicare and NDIS Systems

  Many NDIS participants are coming to us saying their Psychology sessions are no longer being funded or funding has been reduced. Many have been told to pursue the mental health care plan pathway using the Medicare system. However, NDIS has never funded psychological therapy, it has always been under ‘capacity building’.  So, what is the difference between these two options and what [...]
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