Spark for Life psychology offers parents support for a range of concerns and difficulties with Educational and Developmental Psychologist Carla.
Carla has expertise assisting with a range of interpersonal, behavioural, developmental and emotional challenges. Some of the reasons that parents seek Support include:
Post-natal depression and anxiety
Parent-child relationship difficulties
Parenting with consistency
Managing Challenging Behaviour
Supporting children with developmental and learning disorders
Parent Support services are also available either in home or through Telehealth via online services in Healthkit.
Each Parent counselling consultation is 50 minutes in duration. The first one or two consultations involve gaining a thorough understanding of your unique situation including your family dynamics and current difficulties, in order to work together in developing a plan. A range of therapeutic approaches are used depending on the individual situation; these include behaviour management strategies, positive parenting program, developing home routines and rules, and exploring the connections between each member in the household to create sustainable changes.