Melbourne Children’s Psychology Clinic

Clinics

The Anxiety Disorders Clinic

Children experience fear and anxiety from time to time. Anxiety is important and has positive effects. It warns us of danger, and it motivates us to get things done. However, at least 1 in 10 children suffer from severe anxiety, meeting criteria for an anxiety disorder and anxiety is the most common psychological problem in children. When anxiety becomes a problem, it can cause distress to your child, and it can get in the way of everyday activities, schoolwork and friendships. Anxiety disorders include: Generalised Anxiety, Separation Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder.

The Anxiety Disorders Clinic

What Does Anxiety Look Like?

Clinicians that work within The Anxiety Disorders Clinic have extensive experience in treating anxiety disorders throughout the lifespan. Your child will be supported to develop a range of tools and resources to effectively manage and reduce their anxiety. Treatment involves core strategies within a cognitive behavioural framework that usually includes:

Treatment planning is individualised and may also draw from other best practice frameworks such as EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) where appropriate.

Extensive experience in treating anxiety disorders.

Making An Appointment

The Anxiety Disorders Clinic operates from both Ivanhoe and Hampton. For more information or to make an appointment, please contact either clinic.

Contact Us.

Ivanhoe
Hampton
Telephone Number

(03) 9517 6272

Fax Number

(03) 9497 2004

Email Address

ivanhoe_reception@melbournecpc.com.au

Location

30 Seddon St, Ivanhoe

Telephone Number

(03) 9521 0307

Fax Number

(03) 9135 1342

Email Address

hampton_reception@melbournecpc.com.au

Location

617 Hampton St, Brighton