Play-based therapy with Children

Special interest

Nicola has a special interest in childhood mental health and has assisted children, adolescents and their families with a range of presentations including anxiety, lowered mood, behavioural changes, parenting and family stressors, emotional regulation concerns and early psychosis (prodromal phase).

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Blue Fish Puzzle

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

Talk Time at the Nest!

A beautiful and spacious indoor and outdoor facility for children to engage in talk time therapy and the moment. 

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.