Hannah’s Story

Hannah was Anxious in Groups Hannah is a year 9 student who attended Bridging the Gap’s intensive 8 week program for High School students; “I Can”. Hannah’s teachers referred her to the program as she was becoming less and less engaged at school and appearing to be very anxious in group settings. When Hannah arrived Read More…

Teaching Teenagers Personal Boundaries

Teenagers live in a culture where boundaries seem to be non-existent. So, teaching them about your own personal boundaries will help them think about developing their own boundaries and how to respect other people’s personal space, time and belongings. When I mention boundaries, don’t confuse it with household rules. Boundaries have more to do with Read More…

Bridging The Gap – now a Registered NDIS Provider

As of December, 2016, people who are currently receiving the NDIS package can now come to Bridging the Gap for funded Counselling sessions. The NDIS enables people with disability to take charge of their future, to live the life they choose. The NDIS empowers people to have choice and control to achieve their goals whether big Read More…

Encouraging Good Behaviour In Your Toddler

Children do as you do. Your child watches you to get clues on how to behave in the world. You’re her role model, so use your own behaviour to guide her. What you do is often much more important than what you say. If you want your child to say ‘please’, say it yourself. If Read More…

Bonding With Baby

Strong and secure attachment is vital to your baby’s development. You can build attachment by learning to read your baby’s signals and knowing how to best respond to your baby’s needs. Attachment: the basics Attachment is the strong, long lasting bond between a baby and his caregiver. Secure attachment develops in response to consistent and sensitive Read More…

Social & Emotional Changes In Adolescence

Social changes and emotional changes: what to expect in adolescence Supporting social and emotional development Mental health and wellbeing Children with special needs Social changes and emotional changes: what to expect in adolescence During adolescence, you’ll notice changes in the way your child interacts with family, friends and peers. Every child’s social and emotional development Read More…

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