What is a child psychologist?

I answered a telephonic inquiry to my practice a few days ago and found myself blowing bubbles while trying to explain exactly what a child psychologist is and what it is that they do.  You see, the answer to this seemingly simple question is in fact amazingly complex. Why?  Well, because technically there is no […]

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Stages of Cognitive Development in Children

The Piaget stages of development is a blueprint that describes the stages of normal intellectual development, from infancy through adulthood. This includes thought, judgment, and knowledge. The stages were named after psychologist and developmental biologist Jean Piaget, who recorded the intellectual development and abilities of infants, children, and teens. Piaget’s four stages of intellectual (or […]

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Early Childhood Development

Early childhood development focuses on a period of remarkable physical, cognitive, social, and emotional change. Infants enter the world with a limited range of skills and abilities. Watching a child develop new motor, cognitive, language, and social skills is a source of wonder for parents and caregivers. During the early childhood years, such growth and […]

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Why Children May Need an Educational Assessment

When it comes to education, all children have difficulties at school from time to time. It’s normal for an otherwise bright child to, for example, struggle with math. It’s also normal for children to have difficult weeks or months socially and behaviourally. However, if your child continues to struggle greatly and consistently in certain areas […]

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