Educational Psychology

Educational Psychology

Welcome to Bayside Psychology’s team of highly qualified and experienced educational psychologists who we’re also formerly teachers.

We focus our practice of helping children and students of all ages enjoy their learning and school experience. We specialise in assessing, diagnosing and treating all learning problems. We also help parents and children manage the associated problems they can encounter in the school or family setting including emotional regulation and social and behavioural problems.

Our team of experienced educational psychologists in Mount Eliza are also experts in the diagnosis of ADHD, ADD, ODD and Autism (AUD). We specialise in diagnosing all learning problems,  especially in the language arts such as reading, writing, spelling and in mathematics. These problems may be related to physical, intellectual or sensory impairment. They can include a diagnosis of dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia or other developmental delays.

We aim to assist children establish a foundation for managing their life-long mental health and achieve their learning and personal potential to maximise their satisfaction in life.

Or practice provides a welcoming, child-safe and nurturing environment for children and students to explore their problems and achieve positive outcomes. The practice works in consultation with families, teachers and schools and other health professionals as required.

Presenting problems in educational psychology include:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Specific Learning Problems (Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Giftedness
  • Behavioural problems and anger
  • Bullying and disruptive behaviour

Other problems include:

  • Anxiety including separation anxiety
  • Depression and boredom
  • Attachment problems
  • School refusal
  • Fears & phobias
  • Obsessive Compulsive Behaviour (OCD)
  • Self harm
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Grief & loss
  • Trauma

We also treat:

  • Performance anxiety
  • Shyness and low self-esteem
  • Eating disorders and fussy eaters
  • Sleep problems
  • Sexual issues
  • problems with friendships
  • Social skills
  • Study techniques
  • Enuresis (bedwetting)
  • Encopresis (day soiling)
  • Nail biting
  • Thumb sucking
  • Family problems
  • Step parenting issues
  • Sibling rivalry

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Need to Talk?

Our professional and skilled psychologists are available to help you find solutions to a broad range of life problems including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, workplace stress, parenting and educational problems, anger, addictions and many more.
We are open Monday to Friday from 9am - 6pm.

Whilst we are under the Corona Virus Isolation Program all sessions will be bulk billed when you have a GP Mental Health Care Plan.