Youthrive Articles

We are very proud of the team we have grown here at Youthrive and celebrate their achievements in the industry. Here you will find a collection of published articles and helpful resources for parents, prepared by our exceptional team.

Goal-setting with your child’s therapist: why it’s important

September 24th, 2018

Goal-setting is one of the most important things you can do in order to live the life you want for yourself and your family. While the benefits of setting goals are often talked about and generally understood, the consistent achievement of our [...]
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School Readiness: How to prepare your child for their first year of school

September 11th, 2018

Getting ready to send your little ones to school for the very first time can be an exciting and scary time, but a little bit of forward planning can make this transition a breeze! Being ‘school ready’ means a child has the skills they need for [...]
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I think my child has a mental health condition – What should I do?

September 6th, 2018

By Haylea Hodges, Youthrive Psychologist   [...]
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Self-care (when you’re not coping)

August 16th, 2018

No doubt we have all heard of self-care before. We may have even tried it once or twice. It’s hard. It takes time that we don’t often have. And why is it so important anyway? We’ve coped with persistent challenges before – and on a daily basis! [...]
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Play is the way!

June 11th, 2018

What is play? Play is an important way children learn about their environment, bodies, and place in the world around them. Play helps to assist a child’s brain with healthy development. Engaging in play provides your child w [...]
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Youthrive now offers school-based integrated therapy services!

June 11th, 2018

At Youthrive, we are passionate about children’s development and assisting children to reach their full potential. Youthrive provides an integrated therapy service, including psychology, speech pathology and occupational therapy, at four conven [...]
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7 tips to improve your child’s social and communication skills

March 22nd, 2018

Is my child developing social and communication skills appropriately? Imagine not having the necessary skills to communicate and interact with your friends, family, co-workers, or the cashier at the supermarket. How would it [...]
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How to reduce your child’s exam anxiety

March 19th, 2018

Although the magnitude of exams vary from year to year, the pressure of performing well can often cause unwanted stress and anxiety, at any age. What is anxiety? In order for you to provide effective support for your chil [...]
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Is my child ready to walk to school?

January 18th, 2018

It’s only natural that we want to make sure our children arrive safely at school. While it’s never easy saying goodbye to routine school drop-offs, is it time to give your children extra freedom and responsibility and allow them to walk to scho [...]
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Understanding your child and their development

October 16th, 2017

Understanding your Child and their Development

“When should I approach childhood specialists for help?”

If you’ve ever had [...]

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