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Supportive Therapy for Children

Supporting Children

Nicola has a special interest in childhood mental health and has assisted children and their families with a range of presentations including anxiety, lowered mood, behavioural changes, parenting strategies and family stressors, emotional regulation concerns, bullying, life transitions such as relocation or changing, sensory differences schools and grief and loss support.

Nicola also works as a neurodiversity affirming counsellor with children at both Stepped Care Counselling (Blackbird House, Caloundra) and Spectrum Oasis Psychology in Coolum. 

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Interventions include:

  • Play-based interventions

  • Emotional regulation strategies

  • Parenting support work

  • Problem solving skills

  • Mindfulness skills and games

  • Strengths based work

  • Building emotional intelligence

  • Anxiety containment strategies

  • Age appropriate cognitive behavioural interventions

  • Psychoeducation 

  • Carer and general supportive therapy

Blackbird House, Caloundra 

Both Blackbird House offers a warm, welcoming and spacious and environment for children to engage in therapy. 

With a range of activities to engage curious minds, children will leave wanting more!

Standard (50 minutes) and shorter length times available depending on what is most therapeutically beneficial for children and their families. Medicare rebates available. NDIS referrals accepted (plan and self managed).

Blackbird House, Caloundra
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