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Child & Adolescent Services

Child and Adolescent Services provides innovative, research based preventative and treatment programmes that strengthen the emotional health and safety of children in their homes, schools, and our community at large. The children we help range in age from 4 to 19. Our programmes and services make it possible for children to recover, regain hope, and become healthy, safe, and thriving adults. We offer a full spectrum of services which are designed to emphasise each young person's strengths and promote recovery. Rapid, state-of-the-art diagnosis is integrated with thorough psychosocial assessment so that treatment is tailored to each child's needs.

Our programmes promote the emotional well being of young people and their families by providing professional counselling and treatment services in child friendly environments:

  • Outpatient Clinic – Psychiatric and psychological assessments, Family therapy, Occupational Therapy, Experiential Therapy, Individual and group counselling
  • Autism Spectrum Clinic – Assessment and counselling
  • Day Programme - Education support, Behavioural modification, School Transitions, Social skill development
  • Inpatient Unit – provides 24-hour nursing staff supervision, observation treatment and assessment, individual and group interaction and Expressive therapy

Our interdisciplinary team includes a Clinical Social Worker, Child Psychiatrist, Child Psychologist, Occupational Therapist and a Clinical Nurse, who are trained to work with children and teenagers. Each team member is able to play an important role in helping young people deal with crises and learn healthier ways to cope with their difficulties.