Psychology and Allied Health Services

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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Assessment

How do we assess for an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?  At Minding Family Townsville, we have skilled clinicians trained in assessing for an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  Although a formal diagnosis in Queensland needs to be verified by a Paediatrician / Psychiatrist, we complete a comprehensive battery of assessment tools to provide as much evidence as possible to better inform a potential diagnosis of an ASD or other […]

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Feel Good February – Self-Esteem

What is Self-Esteem?​ Self-esteem is a person’s overall self-worth and personal value and can involve a variety of beliefs about yourself such as your appearance, emotions, and behaviours. It can play a significant role in your motivation and success throughout your life. Low self-esteem can hold you back because you may not believe you’re capable of success, whereas having […]

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Feel Good February – Managing Stress

What is Stress? ​ Stress is a state of mental/emotional strain resulting from a negative or overwhelming situation. Stress is a normal part of life and everyone experiences it from time-to-time. However, stress can significantly impact your quality of life if you experience it too often or severely. Stress is caused by lots of different things (known as stressors), this can include:​ Managing difficulties […]

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Transitioning Back to School 2021

Back to school is approaching and mixed feelings may be starting to surface for some children, teens and even for their parents or carers.  Some students may be keen to launch into a new year whilst others may be nervous about what challenges lie ahead.  Transitions such as starting back at school can be a source of anxiety […]

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It’s World Kindness Day on 13th November!

World Kindness Day is celebrated annually on 13th November. Participants attempt to make the world a better place by celebrating and promoting good deeds and pledging acts of kindness, either as individuals or as organisations. Our team at Minding Family are getting on board for World Kindness Day!   We would like to challenge you to do […]

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