Child Psychology in Spotswood

At Mind Up we recognise the importance of providing treatment in their early stages of life. You and your children will be provided with age-appropriate strategies and interventions to help them cope with their emotional difficulties and relate better with their family and friends.

Common presentations in children that may warrant psychological support

  • Excessive anxiety or worry at school or home environments.
  • Low mood and depressive symptoms.
  • Fluctuations in mood that cause concern or disturb the child’s day-to-day functioning.
  • Shifts in behaviour due to adjustment challenges (i.e. new school, family changes).
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or ritualistic behaviours.
  • Emotion regulation difficulties.
  • Trauma related behavioural changes.

Children can experience a range of challenges including managing difficult transitions such as parental divorce or other issues such as low self-esteem, social & learning difficulties, low self confidence and feelings of abandonment.

At Mind Up, we offer a caring and safe environment for your child to explore these challenges using a range of interventions depending on their needs.

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Have a question about Psychology, our services, appointments or what to expect?

Below we have a few of our most frequently asked questions. Have a read through and if you cannot find what you’re after feel free to contact us via the form on this page or reach out to us on the contact page.

No referral is required, but you may be eligible for a Mental Health Care Plan from your GP. In any case, your health is our priority. So booking a session with or without a GP referral can help to get your treatment started as soon as possible.

If you are attending with a referral, please bring that with you. Otherwise just come as you are and we will sort everything out for you.

Your health is on our mind throughout your journey with us. We will have you booked in within two weeks or sooner if there is a crisis. Please make your bookings through our friendly receptionists or online.

If you cannot find a session soon enough leave a message with reception or send us a message below and you will be placed on our priority waitlist service.

By truely understanding your issues and needs, a relevant plan of action will be quickly established to help you back on your feet. Depending on what you’re attending for will then determine how to reach your health goals. However, in general you can expect that your most difficult daily experiences will be helped first then a maintenance plan can be put in place to assist you to prevent or reduce your issues from resurfacing.

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