Capable Kids and Families
Capable Kids offers a range of services including one-on-one assessment, therapeutic work, child and family support, and school interventions and Professional Development.
Home of the Cool Kids programme.
In addition we specialise in helping anxious children and adolescents (and their families) learn to manage and overcome their anxiety through delivery of the Cool Kids Programme.
Capable Kids and Families
The Auckland home of the Cool Kids programme.
The team offer many different types of therapeutic assistance but specialises in helping anxious children and adolescents (and their families) learn to manage and overcome their anxiety – and become more capable, confident, happy kids.
The Capable Kids Team
We are Registered Psychologists specialising in working with children and adolescents and their families. We are passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of children and adolescents (and their parents) who are experiencing challenges in school, home or the community.
Capable Kids offers a range of services for children and adolescents:
- Cool Kids programme for anxiety
- Assessment and therapeutic support for social-emotional and behavioural difficulties
- Cognitive educational assessments and learning support for a range of needs such as ADHD, ASD, Specific Learning Disorders (e.g. dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia), and gifted and twice exceptional children
- Family support and parenting strategies
- Liaison with schools and delivery of Professional Development
If you do not live in the Auckland area (or you live in Auckland but would prefer not to travel), some services are offered via Zoom.
Cool Little KidsAn early intervention programme for the parents of children aged 3 to 6 years who show signs of excessive shyness or anxiety that may signal future development of an anxiety disorder. Cool Little Kids equips parents with practical skills, strategies and tips to help their child manage and overcome anxiety, and teaches them how to parent an anxious child. LEARN MORE ABOUT COOL LITTLE KIDS
Cool KidsCool Kids is a proven, ten session programme for children and adolescents who are struggling with high levels of anxiety, and their parents. Children benefit by attending group sessions with other kids with similar difficulties, and learning how to recognise, manage and reduce their anxiety. It can be run successfully with single families. LEARN MORE ABOUT COOL KIDS
ChilledChilled is a proven ten session programme for adolescents who are struggling with high levels of anxiety, and their parents. Adolescents benefit by attending group sessions with other young people with similar difficulties, and learning how to recognise, manage and reduce their anxiety. Parents learn effective ways to support their teenagers. LEARN MORE ABOUT CHILLED