Common Presenting Issues

Children

Having a hard time parenting your child? Finding that your child does not seem to fit in at school very well? Worried about your child’s self-esteem?

BRight Clinical Psychology helps children and their parents/ families with a range of presenting issues including: 

  • Anxiety
  • Separation anxiety
  • Depression 
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Behavioural issues 
  • Toileting issues
  • Sleeping issues 
  • Tantrums, Anger outbursts, Meltdowns 
  • School refusal 
  • Learning and attentional difficulties
  • Grief and loss due to family bereavement, separation or divorce
  • Adjustment to separation, divorce, and blended families  
  • Peer problems and bullying 
  • And more …

Child Treatment Goals:

  • Strengthening their emotional health by helping them to be more settled, self-aware and able to make healthier choices 
  • Strengthening their ability to self-regulate thoughts, feelings and behaviours as appropriate for various ages and developmental stages
  • Helping improve their ability to solve problems and deal with stressors or changes 
  • Building their self-esteem, making them more confident and resilient children 
  • Developing healthier relationships with family and friends
  • Helping them to show more empathy towards others
  • And more… 

Adolescents 

Not coping with exams very well? Feeling insecure about who you are? Having a challenging time with family and friends? Heartbroken and feeling lost? 

Worrying about your adolescent’s mental health or concerned about what is happening in their life? Worried about their lack of communication? Concerned about negative behaviours such as drug/alcohol, internet or phone use?

BRight Clinical Psychology helps adolescents and their parents/ families with a range of presenting issues including:

  • Depression 
  • Low self esteem
  • Self-harm and suicidal ideation 
  • Anxiety
  • Social anxiety
  • Exam Anxiety 
  • Performance Anxiety 
  • Phobias
  • Family Issues 
  • Family separations 
  • Identity Issues
  • Eating Disorders
  • Abuse and other trauma
  • Grief and loss  
  • ADHD
  • Peer problems and bullying 
  • Study problems 
  • School issues 
  • School refusal 
  • Addictions 
  • Internet and smartphone addictions 
  • Relationship issues

Adolescent Treatment Goals:                        

  • Developing healthier coping skills for dealing with changes, stresses and losses
  • Developing good problem-solving skills 
  • Strengthening their sense of self and identity
  • Strengthening their resilience and self confidence 
  • Strengthening their sense of belonging, competence and responsibility  
  • Facing and conquering fears
  • Guiding them to learn how to manage and control impulsive behaviours
  • Developing healthier relationships with peers, family and friends 
  • Setting and achieving goals 
  • Helping them cope with divorce/separation and blended families
  • Responding to and working through trauma or abuse 
  • Motivating them to find safe, healthy coping skills to replace unhealthy behaviours such as drug and alcohol use, self-harm and unsafe sexual behaviours
  • Helping them to learn how to express themselves helpfully and assertively
  • And more …

Adults and Couples 

Feeling low or anxious a lot of the time? Feeling hopeless? Losing your temper easily? Feel like you are just not yourself anymore? 

Lacking confidence? Feeling socially anxious?  

Not sure how to handle a situation? Find yourself just not coping anymore? 

Dealing with a difficult relationship? Struggling after a relationship breakdown? Not sure whether to stay or go? Want to improve your communication or connection in your relationship? 

BRight Clinical Psychology helps adults with a range of presenting issues including:

  • Depression 
  • Self-harm and suicidal ideation 
  • Anxiety 
  • Social Anxiety 
  • OCD
  • Eating Disorders 
  • Bulimia 
  • Anorexia 
  • Addictions 
  • Internet and Smartphone Addictions 
  • Sleep Disorders 
  • Anger Management 
  • Stress and Adjustment Issues
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder 
  • Grief and Loss 
  • Sexual Issues 
  • Mood Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Personality Disorders 
  • Parenting Issues 
  • Family Issues 
  • Abuse 
  • Relationship Issues 
  • Separation and divorce  

Adult and Couples’ Treatment Goals:

  • Helping people to better recognise and identify their emotional, behavioural and psychological triggers 
  • Learning to better express themselves 
  • Strengthening assertiveness skills 
  • Helping to control or to cope better with their emotions and thoughts
  • Becoming more confident within themselves
  • Reducing anxiety and depression
  • Getting clarity on worries or concerns 
  • Improving their ability to cope with stress, changes and difficult situations
  • Forming and maintaining healthier relationships 
  • Setting healthier boundaries
  • Working through relationship issues 
  • Coping better as a parent
  • Helping cope with the loss of a relationship 
  • Helping cope with separations, divorce and death 
  • Dealing with abusive relationships 
  • Working through past trauma and abuse 
  • Developing a clearer direction for their future
  • Improving the connection and communication in a relationship 

Insurance Claims/ Worker’s Compensation 

Worker’s compensation claim? No longer able to work? Worried about returning to work? 

Been in a motor vehicle accident and not sure how to get your life back on track? Finding yourself depressed about your situation? 

BRight Clinical Psychology helps people coming with insurance claims with issues such as: 

  • Depression 
  • Anxiety 
  • Adjustment difficulties 
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder 
  • Chronic Pain 
  • And more… 

Treatment Goals 

  • Returning to work 
  • Readjusting back to life 
  • Strengthening coping and problem-solving skills 
  • Reducing anxiety and depression 
  • Working through losses
  • Working through trauma