Psychologists work with children, young adults and families to think through challenges around managing difficult emotions, helpful thinking strategies and problem solving.

Our Psychologists can help with the following:

  • autism spectrum disorders
  • Social and emotional learning including promoting resilience and coping skills
  • Behavioural difficulties and disorders including managing challenging behaviours associated with oppositional defiant disorder
  • Learning difficulties
  • Anxiety, fears and phobias
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Depression
  • Managing anger
  • Social skills and friendships
  • Eating disorders
  • Grief and loss
  • Dealing with divorce and parental separation

Some of the psychology-based programs we offer at ESA include:

Please note, Psychology services are only delivered at:

Early Start Australia | Vic | Brighton, Frankston, Geelong, Preston, Sandringham (p: 03 9596 8781 e:,,, or

Early Start Australia | Qld | Carina, Strathpine (p: 1300 914 318,