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Cool Programs for Children and Teens (NSW)

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Face-to-face Programs

Cool Kids

Our highly successful Cool Kids Program has been running for over two decades. A family based program open to children and teenagers from 7-17, Cool Kids utilises Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and provides children with skills and strategies to help them manage their anxiety in a variety of settings. It has been translated into other languages, is internationally recognised and is run regularly by organizations both overseas and in Australia. The program is delivered over ten sessions. 

Location:
Centre for Emotional Health, North Ryde

Delivery format: Individual.

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Cool Kids for Social Anxiety

Cool Kids is a 10 session face-to-face program aimed at treating anxiety disorders in children and adolescents. The Centre for Emotional Health has developed and conducted numerous research studies into this program and has found that the Cool Kids program is effective in reducing symptoms of anxiety in children and adolescents. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of two slightly different versions of Cool Kids specifically for young people who experience social anxiety (extreme shyness). 

Delivery format: Individual.

Location:
Centre for Emotional Health, North Ryde

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Cool Kids ASD

Our highly successful Cool Kids Program has been adapted for children who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This program uses the same principles as the standard Cool Kids Program however the presentation of the skills has been adapted to better suit the learning and thinking styles that are common to ASD. The program is family-based and utilises Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy with the aim to provide children and parents with skills and strategies to help them better manage anxiety. The program is delivered over 10-12 sessions. 

Delivery format: Group or Individual.

Cool Little Kids

The Cool Little Kids program is an early intervention program targeted at parents of 3 to 6 year old children who who exhibit excessive shyness or anxiety. Cool Little Kids is a psycho-educational parenting program that equips parents with both knowledge and practical skills and tips on how to help their child manage and overcome anxiety. The program uses Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) techniques to give parents effective tools and strategies to assist their child.

Delivery format: Group for parents

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Cool Kids and Adolescent Health

This program is aimed to help distressed children and adolescents, aged 7 to 17 years, suffering from somatic health complaints such as recurring headaches and stomach-aches etc. The treatment will provide participants with the tools to cope and manage their symptoms. 
Delivery format: Individual - face-to-face, Skype or phone options.

If none of our specific programs meet your needs, we offer individually tailored treatment as a full-fee service.

Online Treatment

Cool Kids Online

This engaging, interactive online program for 7 to 12 year olds allows parents and children to work together to learn strategies to help manage anxiety. The program includes 8 x online lessons and 4 x 30 minute telephone sessions with a psychologist. 

Delivery format: Online

Chilled Out Online

This engaging, interactive online program for 13 – 17 year olds allows teens to learn strategies to help manage anxiety. The program includes 8 x online lessons and 6 x 30 minute telephone sessions with a psychologist. 

Delivery format: Online

 

For Program Enquiries:
Phone 02 9850 8711