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Karitane Kids Behaviour Clinic

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
  • Noncompliance
  • 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

GP’s, Paediatricians and Psychiatrists can refer directly by providing an eligible GP Mental Health Care Plan or specialist referral.

Parents with an eligible referral can call the Karitane Kids Behaviour Clinic on (02) 9794 2364 to book an appointment.

Parents, Caregivers and other professionals can use the online Kartiane referral and we will contact you to discuss your child's suitability for the clinic.

 

Cost

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

Our Locations and Phone Numbers

Karitane Kids Behaviour Clinic, 138-150 The Horsley Drive, Carramar NSW 2163
(02) 9794 2364 l 
KRTNE-PICMH@health.nsw.gov.au

Online referrals

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