Special Issue - We have Moved!
Good Start Psychology has Moved!
We are very excited to announce that we will be moving into our new, purpose built clinic over the next few days and will be open for appointments from Tuesday, April 27th!
Our New number is 7286 4939
Our new address is 8 Bayer Road, Elizabeth South, 5112
Issue 37 - March, 2021
Good Start Psychology Is Moving!
For most clients, your appointment times and days will not change.
A small number of clients affected by a change to their appointment time have already been contacted or have spoken with their therapist.
We hope you are all as excited as we are, please feel free to join us at our Open Day to celebrate! Further information included in this newsletter.
Issue 36 - February, 2021
Magic Show for Children with Autism
Children's magic workshops are fun and interactive, allowing children to get a behind the scenes look and deeper understanding of the art of magic and illusion.
Kids will learn the fundamentals of magic, presentation techniques and be involved in a hands-on lesson working with magic props.
Issue 35 - January, 2021
Back to School Tips for Parents of Students with Autism
It's that back-to-school time of year, when shops are overflowing with #2 pencils and spiral notebooks, backpacks and sneakers, parents and children. If your child has autism, however, preparing him or her for a new school year likely involves things you can't find in aisle 12.
Special Update - January, 2021
Support Coordination and Advocacy with Damien Porter
Damien is an NDIS Support Coordinator with over 40 years of lived disability experience. He is available for no obligation meetings with NDIS participants from our Parafield Gardens location on Wednesdays and Fridays.
Issue 34 - December, 2020
We would like to wish all our clients and their families a very merry festive season and a wonderful new year.
Please see below for our Christmas closure dates.
Issue 33 - November, 2020
Introducing Digital Signatures at Good Start Psychology
We are pleased to announce that we are introducing digital signature as an option for signing your service agreements and documents with Good Start Psychology.
Issue 32 - October, 2020
Halloween Special Event - 31st October to 1st November
This Halloween weekend the Adelaide Gaol is as spooky as ever! With seven themed stations among the historical Adelaide Gaol grounds, you and your kids can pose for the perfect Halloween selfie or portrait. We highly recommend dressing up for the occasion.
Issue 31 - September, 2020
From Jacki Hall from Parental Stress Centre
Are you a parent of a child with autism or work with parents who are?
We wanted to let you know that we have created a Facebook support group for parents with ASD children where we are providing FREE support and resources to help parents navigate through the stress of parenting a child on the spectrum.
Issue 30 - August, 2020
Sunday, September 6th is Father's Day!
We would like to wish a very Happy Father's Day to all the wonderful Dads!
Hoping your day is filled with smiles and happiness, from the staff at Good Start Psychology.
Issue 29 - July, 2020
Meet our new therapist! Ashlee Breen-Ellis
Ashlee completed a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) at Flinders University in 2018. She has previous experience working in the NDIS space with individuals living with complex mental health and behavioural disorders.
Issue 28 - June, 2020
Our upstairs location is moving!
We would like to advise that Good Start Psychology will be moving our upstairs operations to a new site in Parafield Gardens. Current location appointments of Suite 5 / 107 Salisbury Highway, Salisbury remain unchanged.
Issue 27 - May, 2020
Helping Children with Autism Cope with COVID-19
The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is affecting families in many ways. Adjusting to a new routine is stressful for everyone, but especially for children with autism who have trouble with change.
Issue 26 - April, 2020
NDIS Participant Priority Delivery Services
As part of the ongoing commitment to supporting NDIS participants during this time, the NDIA has worked with supermarket retailers to make sure NDIS participants wanting support to grocery shop, have priority access to home delivery services.
Issue 25 - March, 2020
IMPORTANT INFORMATION - COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
At Good Start Psychology, we are prioritising the health and well being of our clients, families and staff during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Issue 23 - February, 2020
Good Start Psychology Research Study
In 2019 Good Start Psychology’s Alexander Ryan and Nicole Files published a research article in the online journal, Asia Pacific Journal of Neurotherapy.
Issue 21 - November, 2019
Stimulation of the Brain? What Can it Offer?
Stimulation of the brain started when electricity was invented, however it wasn’t until the early 2000s when Nitsche and Paulus started scientific research using a device called the transcranial direct current stimulator or tDCS.
Issue 20 - October, 2019
Meet Our New Therapist!
Kerry has a passion for working with individuals to help them reach their full potential. She has a person-centred focus and promotes individual’s wellbeing using evidence-based practices.
Issue 18 - August, 2019
Registered NDIS Provider
We are very pleased to announce that Good Start Psychology have successfully completed the auditing process through the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission and have been certified as a registered NDIS provider!
Issue 17 - July, 2019
NDIS Price Increases Update
As of July 1st, 2019 charges for NDIS supports have increased. The increases are part of the Independent Price Review and the progressive implementation of it's recommendations since July 2018.
Issue 13 - March, 2019
Nature Play SA Forest Festival 2019
Grab your picnic blankets and beanies, Nature Play SA are bringing you an unforgettable family festival in the majestic Kuitpo Forest.
Issue 8 - October, 2018
11 Assistive Learning Tools for Students with ADHD
Does your child or teen have ADHD? Whether they struggle with time management or need to work on their reading skills, these savvy tools include everything from free downloads to digital to-do lists.
Issue 7 - September, 2018
Reading comprehension and autism
According to scientific research, children acquire decoding and reading comprehension skills at the same time, but each skill develops independently of the other.
Issue 5 - July, 2018
ADHD and Micronutrients
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a condition which causes the individual to have impairments in their attention, listening and speech.
Issue 2 - April, 2018
Carclew Explore Arts April school holiday program
Carclew’s Explore Arts school holiday workshops return for Autumn with a program of full-day and half-day creative activities at their stunning Carclew castle.*
Issue 1 - March, 2018
Welcome to our very first
Good Start Psychology newsletter!
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