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168 Church St

Mudgee NSW 2850

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Clinical Assessment

Mudgee Psychology is able to offer specific assessment services where a formal diagnosis is being investigated, or where assessment is required to investigate cognitive and learning functioning.

Assessment areas include:

  • Assessments for behavioural and emotional disorders

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnostic assessment

  • ADHD diagnostic assessment

  • Dyslexia diagnostic assessment & learning difficulties assessments

  • Developmental assessments

  • Cognitive assessments (IQ testing)

Treatment & Therapy

Mudgee Psychology is able to offer intervention programs and treatment for children and adolescents for a range of emotional, social and behavioural difficulties. A child psychologist will employ specific techniques and approaches that are applicable to working with children, and will engage the parents to become part of the treatment / intervention as appropriate.

 

In the initial consultation the psychologist will assess the child and talk to the parent/s to better understand how to tackle the key issues and present a plan that includes specific goals and evidence based treatment approaches.

We can work with children and adolescents in a range of areas including:

  • Childhood anxiety – fears, OCD, separation anxiety, social anxiety, generalised anxiety

  • Excessive sadness – childhood depression or grief and loss

  • Adjustment issues, especially following a move, divorce or other significant events

  • Childhood trauma

  • Sleep issues

  • Anger management and frustration tolerance

  • Bullying and friendship issues, social skills and assertiveness

  • Autism and Aspergers

  • Resilience building

  • ADHD  (attention deficit disorders)

  • School refusal

  • Behaviour difficulties

  • Self harm or suicidal thinking