Psychological Services

 

infant services

Are you having difficulties attaching to your new baby? Do you need assistance with getting your baby into a routine or getting your baby to sleep? Are you struggling to have a positive and rewarding parenting experience? At All Abilities Child & Family Therapy Centre we offer the following psychological services in the area of prenatal and infant mental health:

  • Bonding/ attachment with your new baby
  • Building a positive relationship with your new baby
  • Assisting the transition of a new baby into an already family unit
  • Sleep
  • Establishing routines
  • Play and positive interactions

Children and adolescent Services

Are you having difficulties with your child's learning, behaviour, mood, or relationships with others? Are you at odds with your teen, fighting, worried they are not coping or getting into drugs or destructive peer groups and behaviours? Whether you feel you are losing control of your household, or you just want to ensure your child or teen is as happy as they can be, we offer the following psychological services in the area of child and adolescent mental health:

  • Behaviour management
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety treatment and how to overcome worry
  • Trauma treatment, including domestic violence or substance abuse
  • Coping with separation and/or divorce
  • Social anxiety or shyness intervention
  • Making friends
  • Developing play skills
  • Bullying interventions
  • Dealing with sleep difficulties and sleep hygiene intervention
  • Sexual education
  • Understanding a child's disability or diagnosis and associated treatments (i.e. medications).

We also provide specialist services to children with:

  • An intellectual disability or impairment
  • Learning difficulties
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD, Autism, Aspergers)
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (Inattentive or Hyperactive or Combined)
  • Neurological disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Communication and/or language disorders including areas of alternative and augmentative needs.

Assessments

Our psychologists also offer the following assessments:

  • Cognitive assessments (IQ tests)
  • Memory and Learning assessments
  • Aptitude assessment
  • Mental Health assessments including diagnostic recommendations
  • Adaptive Behaviour assessments
  • Functional Behaviour assessments
  • Diagnostic Autism assessments.

Links

What is a Functional Behaviour Assessment? (parent friendly)