COVID-19 information for our clients. Please note we remain working full time in face-to-face appointments at our Mornington office. As always, we continue to disinfect every surface before and after every appointment. We also have an Air Purifying device constantly cleaning the air within our office. Psychology appointments are considered an essential health service, so during this emergency please be reassured we will continue to make bookings for assessments and therapy appointments. Kind regards, Dimitra Arthur

Benefits Of Therapy

Therapy offers an empathetic environment where children, adolescents and adults can address difficulties with their emotions and behaviours. Although there are different types of therapy, each relies on the communication process as the basic tool for bringing about change in a person’s feelings and behaviour. Therapy may involve working with an individual child, adolescent, adult, group or family.

In working with children and adolescents, playing, drawing, building, talking and role play are important ways of sharing feelings and resolving problems. Individuals also receive emotional support, skills to resolve conflicts, insight to understanding feelings and problems, and guidance for implementing new solutions.

The goals of therapy may be specific (e.g. changing behaviour, improving relationships, reducing anxiety, managing mental health disorders), or they may be more general depending on the exact needs. The length of therapy depends on the complexity and nature of problems.

Parents can learn to manage discipline more effectively and gain cooperation from family members, while children can develop social skills, problem solving skills and increase their self-esteem. People of any age can grow and benefit from the experience of therapy.

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Psychologist, Dimitra Arthur, Child Psychology, Counselling, Assessments, Registered Psychologist, Child Psychologist, Autism, Helping Children with Autism, Self Esteem, Learning Difficulties, Behavioural Problems, Family Relationships

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