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COVID-19: Advice to Parents

By March 31, 2020November 9th, 2020News

Parents, when it comes to supporting your kids remember, ROUTINE, ROUTINE, ROUTINE; together with Activity/Exercise; Eating well; and having those Quality Moments together, these are the ingredients that will make the difference.

Covid-19 isolation help

Trying to find the balance between working from home, keeping your kids entertained and staying sane?  See in full the 10 tips to make life a little easier given by Professor Mark Dadds, director of the Sydney Child Behaviour Research Clinic.

prof Dabbs tips for parents during Covid 19

There is an important list of supports to check out under our RESOURCES tab on our website  For instance, The Kids Helpline; The Mens Help Line or 1800RESPECT.

The APS College of Educational & Developmental Psychology has also put together an Infogram (see below) that may help you explain to your kids what is important at this time to stay healthy and look after each other.

Helpful Links

With shutdowns in business and school and increased social distancing requirements when ‘out and about’ and while visiting vulnerable loved ones, it is often hard to know what to do. There are so many sources of opinion. Our advice is therefore to check out official sites such as for the latest official news and to download the FREE Government app- “Coronavirus Australia”  recommended for 12+ available at either the online Apple App Store or Google Play.

We’re Open and Here to Help

We continue to strictly follow Health and Portfolio Government requirements without sacrificing our essential goal of providing you with a quality psychological service.  Our Taree Office remains open only due to our stringent hygiene routines and adherence to physical distancing and number requirements. In short, your experience will continue to feel safe and personal.  And from 6th April we’re also offering secure Telehealth – online video or phone consultations.

If you would like to make an appointment or have an enquiry: Be it for Face to Face; Telephone or Videoconferencing, we are ready to assist.  Please contact us to discuss your needs.