Group Programs

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

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
  • Group Day & Time: Fridays 9.30am - 11.30am
  • Dates: Next group dates TBC; likely 2021
  • Length: 6 x 2-hour sessions
  • 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.

 


 Adult Hoarding Treatment Group

The Hoarding Treatment Group is a 20-session evidence-based group program that helps individuals improve their decision-making about possessions, address the excessive clutter in their homes, and learn skills to better manage their emotions and interpersonal relationships.

The program teaches step-by-step practical skills proven to be effective for addressing the anxiety and sadness commonly associated with hoarding difficulties and improving ability to reduce clutter.


Group Information:

  • Ages: 18 years or above
  • Length: 20 x 2-hour group sessions
  • Dates: Next group dates TBC; likely 2021
  • Cost: $80 for the 20-session program payable prior to first session
  • Location: UNSW Psychology Clinic, Level 8 Mathews Building, UNSW Sydney, Kensington Campus
  • All individuals will need to complete a brief phone intake interview and attend an in-person individual assessment (provided FREE) prior to the start date. This assessment determines 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 find out more about 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

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
  • Group Day & Time: Tuesdays 4pm - 6pm
  • Dates: Next group dates TBC; likely 2021
  • Length: 6 x 2-hour sessions
  • Location: Psychology Clinic, Level 8 Mathews Building, UNSW, Kensington Campus
  • Fee: $200($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.

 


 

"Confident Carers - Cooperative Kids" Group

The Confident Carers – Cooperative Kids is a behavioural family intervention group program for parents/carers raising children with problem behaviours.

The group program aims to reduce problem behaviours in children by providing evidence-based skills to help parents create more positive and cooperative relationships with their children, and limit the causes of misbehaviour.

General Information:

  • For parents/carers of 5-12-year-old children
  • Group Day & Time: Thursdays 9:30am – 11:30am
  • Dates: Next group dates TBC; likely early 2021
  • Length: 8 x 2-hour sessions
  • Format: TBC - may be via Telehealth (Zoom) or in-person
  • Fee - $200 (includes cost of an initial interview assessment via zoom and the group program)
  • Children do not attend the program
  • Families will be assessed for suitability to participate in group program
  • All sessions are recorded for training purposes
  • The group will be led by a Senior Clinical Psychologist and a Clinical Psychologist Registrar 

To find out more about this program, click on this Brochure, contact the Clinic directly on (02) 9385 3042 or go to our Contact Form to make an appointment.