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Karitane Kids Behaviour Clinic

Karitane continues to monitor and respond to COVID-19 following all NSW Health guidelines. We offer both face-to-face and virtual services and our team work with each family to match the right service to their individual needs. For our COVID-19 update see here.

Due to increasing demand we are unable to take new referrals to the Kids Behaviour Clinic. We are working very hard to be able to re-open our books and we appreciate your patience as we work through our current waitlist. If you have a parenting question please call our Careline 1300 227 464. Other services and resources that are available include: University of Sydney Child Behaviour Clinic, The Mental Health Line 1800 011 511, NSW Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), Raising Children

The Karitane Kids Behaviour Clinic offers families a variety of evidence-based behavioural treatment strategies to support families with children 3 - 6 years of age with emotional and behavioural challenges. This early intervention service is goal oriented and outcome driven. Treatment strategies are designed to target individual challenges, promote children’s ongoing resilience, and prepare families with a toolbox of strategies to better understand and strengthen healthy development.

Who uses the service

The Karitane Kids Behaviour Clinic works with families with children 3 – 6 years of age with behaviour challenges, including:


Disruptive behaviours

  • Tantrums
  • Non-compliance
  • Verbal and physical aggression


Internalising behaviours

  • Separation anxiety
  • Fears and phobias 
  • School difficulties and avoidance
  • Adjustment difficulties
  • Depressive symptoms
  • Poor attention and focus
  • Selective mutism

Age range

Children 3 – 6 years of age.

 

How to start the process / what you need to do first

Due to increasing demand we are unable to take new referrals to the Kids Behaviour Clinic. We are working very hard to be able to re-open our books and we appreciate your patience as we work through our current waitlist. If you have a parenting question please call our Careline 1300 227 464. Other services and resources that are available include: University of Sydney Child Behaviour Clinic, The Mental Health Line 1800 011 511, NSW Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), Raising Children

 

Cost

Medicare bulk billable (no gap) with a Mental Health Care Plan.

Location

138-150 The Horsley Drive, Carramar, NSW 2163

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