You can view our recent and past newsletters from Good Start Psychology below.

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

Happy Holidays

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


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 22 - December, 2019

Have a wonderful festive season

The staff at Good Start Psychology would like to wish our clients and their families a wonderful festive season.

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 19 - September, 2019

Playgroup on the Green at Civic Park

Playgroup on the Green at Civic Park in Modbury is a huge outdoor event with fun for everyone.

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 15 - May, 2019

Asia Pacific Autism Conference

Next month, the therapists at Good Start Psychology are excited to be attending the Asia Pacific Autism Conference in Singapore!

Issue 14 - April, 2019

Happy Easter!

The team at Good Start Psychology would like to wish all our families a safe and happy Easter break!

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 12 - February, 2019

START at the Art Gallery SA

START at the Gallery and the START Art Club are proudly presented by the James & Diana Ramsay Foundation.

Issue 11 - January, 2019


We hope that 2019 brings joy, adventure and positivity for your family

Issue 10 - December, 2018

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to all our clients and their families from the staff at Good Start Psychology.
We hope you all have a wonderful festive season!

Issue 9 - November, 2018

Teens with ADHD and Social Media

Many parents know little about what goes on beyond the electronic curtain of their teen’s smartphone. 

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 6 - August, 2018

NDIS and Psychologists

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a revolutionary way to provide healthcare to Australians experiencing disabilities. 

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 4 - June, 2018

Adelaide Cabaret Festival – Family Gala

A festival favourite for three years running, the Family Gala reminds us we’re all kids at heart. 

Issue 3 - May, 2018

Happy Mother's Day from all the team at Good Start Psychology

Read about The Neuro-Plasticity Revolutio in this months newsletter issue.

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!

Our monthly newsletter will include useful articles, important announcements, updates and upcoming dates to put in your diary.