There are many different types of anxiety including: Generalised Anxiety, Social Anxiety Disorder and Separation Disorder.
Common symptoms of anxiety include:
Frequent anger outbursts
Somatic complaints (headaches and stomaches)
Our experienced psychologists offer a range of therapies to help manage the core symptoms of anxiety. All the practice psychologists are trained in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, an evidence based approach, that reduces symptoms of anxiety by teaching coping strategies.
OPPOSITIONAL DEFIANT DISORDER (ODD)
Symptoms of ODD occur in as many as 21% to 60% of children with AD/HD. The symptoms of ODD can also occur as a condition on their own.
Some of the behaviours of ODD include:
Arguing or refusing to comply with rules
Frequent periods of anger, resentfulness , vindictfulness
Deliberately annoying others
Blaming others for his/her own mistakes
Our experienced psychologists are trained to help children mange their frustrations, communicate more effectively and problem solve. The practice psychologists can also help parents with effective parenting techniques to help manage children with ODD.
AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER (ASD)
Autism is a condition that commences in childhood and is characterised by impairments in social interaction and communication problems together with limited interests and activities.
Some of the symptoms of ASD include:
A restricted range of interests
Poorly developed social skills
Limited eye contact
Difficulties coping with change
Sensitivity to noise and smells
High levels of anxiety
Our experienced psychologists are trained to help children and adults with ASD to manage their emotional reactions, understand others perspective and develop their social skills.
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