by Lorraine Foy, Provisional Psychologist Learning LinksAnxiety and DepressionAnxiety and depression are common concerns in childhood and adolescence.Most children learn to cope with a range of normal fears and worries, such as the dark, loud noises, storms, and monsters. Anxiety becomes a concern when it stops children from participating in Read more
Dr Danielle Tracey, Educational and Developmental Psychologist, Western Sydney UniversityOur children and young people live in a busy, complex and rapidly-changing world. Sadly, it is estimated that up to one in five children experience mental health problems such as anxiety and depression. Today in Australia, across preschools, Read more
Take Action Anxiety Management & Social Skills ProgramChildren are taught a range of strategies in the Take Action program via a 6-step ACTION plan.Each letter in the word ACTION stands for a skill children learn.This is a program which provides children with clear, practical skills to manage anxiety and improve their social Read more
How we can support your school As a not-for-profit charitable organisation with over 40 years experience in helping kids learn Learning Links can assist your school to effectively support children, young people and their families to overcome learning difficulties. We work collaboratively with your school, to help children and young people learn and reach their full Read more
We offer counselling services to adults, parents and family members as required to assist with a range of concerns including:anxiety depression parenting issues relationship issues stressWe utilise a number of evidence-based therapies including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Brief Solutions, Narrative Therapy and Acceptance Read more
Some children struggle with emotional and social development which can impact on learning and friendships. Our psychologists work with children and families using evidence-based therapies to address concerns such as:Anxiety, depression and low self-esteem Poor social skills ADHD and difficulties making transitions Dealing with family separation Read more
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