Child Counselling Adelaide

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Child Counselling Adelaide

Raising children can be challenging as childhood and growing up is a complex journey. Childhood is a period of intense growth where children learn, develop, and go through tremendous physical, emotional, and psychological changes.

It may be an exciting and smooth experience for some children, but not for all children. Though all children experience grief, anxiety, and other challenges, some children face overwhelming challenges which are hard for the parents to identify or solve.

Children need love and support to learn and grow into happy and well-adjusted adults. Most importantly, they need love, care and support from parents or caregivers at a consistent pace. In today’s busy world, although parents and caregivers provide a supportive and nurturing environment at home, some children need professional help.

Children need help when they struggle with issues they can’t understand or cope with alone. Child counselling can help your child overcome their distressing emotions by developing coping skills. At Adelaide Counselling Practice, we provide child counselling for children between 6 to 12 years of age.

Child Counselling Helps Children With

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief or loss
  • Behavioural issues
  • Trauma
  • Low self-esteem
  • Bullying
  • Autism
  • Learning disabilities

How do you know if your child needs extra help?

Children with emotional stress or difficulties will often act it out by being irritable, angry, lethargic, clingy, or ill-mannered at home. Some children may completely withdraw themselves from you and refuse to talk to you. They may also perform poorly at school. Some parents will have tried everything to connect with their child, to make their child listen, or have simply seen enough tantrums. Some may feel completely helpless. It can be at this stage that reaching out to a child counsellor may be the answer. Adelaide Counselling Practice offers effective counselling services for children suffering from emotional, cognitive, and behavioural issues.

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A Team of Specialist Child Counsellors and Psychotherapists in Adelaide

Child counselling is not a treatment, but it is a therapy that involves identifying and healing the root cause of the problem affecting the child. At Adelaide Counselling Practice our specialist child therapists and psychotherapists have years of experience working with children and their families and providing them with the help they need. We set achievable goals for your child and encourage them to attain the goals without stress or pressure in a safe, comfortable, caring, and supportive environment.

Our Approach to Child Counselling

Our child counsellors use a combination of child-centred approaches & therapies such as Storytelling, Talk Therapy, Play Therapy, Art Therapy and Symbol Work to help children express their emotions in a safe and comfortable way. Every child is unique. Therefore, we use different approaches to help them play out or verbalise their emotions. We provide age-appropriate treatment specific for your child based on your child’s emotional, behavioural, and developmental level.

Some Benefits of Child Counselling

One of the main benefits of child counselling is that it helps children to understand what they are going through. It also helps with:

  • Develops self-awareness and self-regulation
  • Develops resilience and confidence
  • Learns appropriate skills to regulate stressful emotions
  • Promotes creative thinking and problem solving
  • Reduces anxiety and depression
  • Develops effective communication and social skills
  • Improves family relationships

Let us help you

We are here to help you and your child. Our child counsellors at Adelaide Counselling Practice offer child counselling services 7 days a week, from 9 am to 9 pm. We provide face-to-face and phone counselling services at your convenience. We also provide online child counselling sessions on Zoom and Skype.

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    Appointments Available 9am-9pm, 7 Days a Week

    At our ACP offices at 1st Floor, 213 Greenhill Road, Eastwood SA 5063

    Or via Telephone or Zoom


    Individual counselling $140.00 per hour

    Relationship counselling $160.00 per hour

    Family counselling $170.00 per hour

    EAP counselling $176.00 per hour

    NDIS counselling $176.00 per hour

    *All fees include GST


    (08) 8237 0509

    Call between 8.30 am & 5 pm on weekdays or visit our website to fill out an enquiry form  or email us.

    Appointments Available 7 Days, 9am-9pm


    Office locations: 1st Floor, 213 Greenhill Road, Eastwood SA 5063

    Carrington House, First Floor, 61-63 Carrington St, Adelaide