Group Programs

The clinic offers group treatment programs for a range of adult and child related issues.

 

Adult "Overcoming Anxiety Group" - GROUP FULL

The Overcoming Anxiety Group is an 8-session evidence-based group program to help people learn to manage and overcome anxiety. 

The program teaches practical skills proven to be effective in improving confidence and reducing anxiety.

General Information:

  • Ages: 18 years or above
  • Length: 8 x 2-hour group sessions
  • Group Day and Time: 8 x Tuesdays, 4pm - 6pm
  • Dates: 15, 22, 29 Aug; 5, 12, 19 Sept; 3, 10 Oct 2017
  • Cost: $80 for 8-session group
  • Location: Psychology Clinic, Level 8 Mathews Building, UNSW, Kensington Campus
  • All individuals will need to complete a brief phone intake interview and an in-person individual assessment (provided FREE). This assessment will determine whether the group is likely to be helpful for them.
  • The groups will be led by Provisional Psychologists under the supervision of senior Clinical Psychologists.

 

To book into this program, contact the Clinic directly on (02) 9385 3042 or go to our Contact Form to make an appointment.

 


 

"Capable Kids" Social Skills Training Group - GROUP FULL

The Capable Kids Group aims to enhance and strengthen social skills, including communication, co-operation and problem-solving.

The group program uses techniques that have been shown to be effective in improving children’s social skills.

It helps children learn and practice effective ways of interacting with others and helps parents support and encourage the development of these skills in their children.

General Information:

  • Ages: 7-12 years.
  • Length: 6 weekly 2 hour sessions.
  • Group Day & Time: 6 x Wednesdays 4pm - 6pm
  • Dates: 6 Sept - 11 Oct 2017
  • Location: Psychology Clinic, Level 8 Mathews Building, UNSW, Kensington Campus
  • Fee: $200 dollars ($40 for assessment; $160 for 6-session group program)
  • All children referred will be assessed for the suitability to participate in the group program.
  • The program uses family based cognitive-behavioural interventions which have been shown to be effective in reducing anxiety and problems with social skills. Parent participation in the group sessions is important so that parents can learn how to best support their children’s new skills.
  • The groups will be led by Provisional Psychologists under supervision by senior Clinical Psychologists.

 

To book into this program, contact the Clinic directly on (02) 9385 3042 or go to our Contact Form to make an appointment.

 


 

Adult 'Making the Most of Your Memory' Group

This evidenced-based 6-week group program helps adults learn ways to strengthen memory through practical skills.

The program is based on the principles of education, strategy training, practise and generalisation to everyday life.

You will learn:

  • how memory works and what effects it
  • practical and effective strategies which have been shown to enhance memory capacity
  • how lifestyle changes can optimise your brain health

General Information:

  • Ages: 18 years and above
  • Length: 6 x 2-hour sessions
  • Group Day & Time: 6 x Fridays, 10am to 12noon
  • Dates: 3 Nov - 7 Dec 2017
  • Location: Psychology Clinic, Level 8 Mathews Building, UNSW, Kensington Campus
  • Fee: $80 dollars ($20 for assessment; $60 for 6-session group program)
  • All individuals will be assessed for the suitability to participate in the group program.
  • The groups will be led by Provisional Psychologists under supervision by a senior Clinical Neuropsychologist.

 

To book into this program, contact the Clinic directly on (02) 9385 3042 or go to our Contact Form to make an appointment.