Early Start Australia | SA | Westbourne Park (formerly Beanstalk Child Psychology) has been providing award winning early intervention services for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder since 2015. Our therapy services are delivered in homes, schools and our clinic for fortnightly team meetings to review progress. Our highly qualified team of Board Certified Behaviour Analysts and Registered Behaviour Technicians means higher quality therapy hours for your child.
Susan Petrie, the founder of the clinic, continues to practice at Westbourne Park as a Senior Psychologist.
Programs we deliver
Meet Our Clinic Director
Joey is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst. She commenced her career in the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis in 2013, providing Early Intensive Behavioural Intervention to children with autism and other developmental disabilities. Joey was the first Board Certified Assistant Behaviour Analyst in South Australia in 2015, following the completion of a Bachelor of Psychological Science at The University of Adelaide, a Bachelor of Arts (Honours), majoring in Psychology, as well as an Assistant Behaviour Analyst Graduate Certificate from the Florida Institute of Technology. She later earned her Master of Education in Applied Behaviour Analysis from Monash University.
Joey has extensive experience in providing Early Intensive Behavioural Intervention and is particularly interested in sleep interventions and Relational Frame Theory. She is committed to providing evidence-based interventions to all children and their families at Early Start Australia. At present, she leads the supervision and training of staff at Early Start Australia to ensure that all clients receive high-standard and effective services.
Meet Our Team
Our dedicated and highly qualified professionals specialise in the early intervention of young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and those with a related developmental disability.
Early childhood is the most vulnerable period of life, and we realise the importance of providing the best intervention for your child to ensure their bright future. We wholeheartedly believe that every child deserves the best start possible. Our primary concern is to teach your child the skills they will need for life through the science of Applied Behaviour Analysis.
With consultants from around the world and South Australia’s first Board Certified Behaviour Analyst, our team are well experienced and qualified to assess, plan and oversee your child’s development of skills and language.
Please call us on 8911 0041 if you would like further information.