Helping children with fear – advice from a Play Therapist

Helping Children with Fear – advice from a Play Therapist All children have fears at some point in their life and it is usually considered to be a normal part of development. These fears are only abnormal if they are persistent or interfere with the child’s normal activities. Toddlers normally have simple fears of separation, […]

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Play therapy – 6 things parents shouldn’t do

  6 things not to do when your child goes for play therapy There are quite a few articles out there with helpful hints on what to do when your child goes for play therapy, but what must you not do?  Here are a few helpful tips or things to avoid when your child goes […]

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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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Anel’s answers to FAQ’s about psycho-educational assessments

Anel is often asked the following questions regarding psycho-educational assessments. The answers below relate only to her practice. If you would like to inquire about psycho-educational assessment with any of the other psychologists listed on this website, please contact them directly. How long does it take? The assessment is quite long and usually takes between […]

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How to get the most from psycho-educational assessments

Psycho-educational assessments: Hearing that your child needs to undergo a full psycho-educational assessment often comes as a rather nasty surprise to most parents.  It’s what economists call a grudge purchase – not something you get because you really want it but because you feel you have to.  Here are some tips to help you get […]

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