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Occupational and Play Therapy for Children

OT can help your child improve functional skills needed to engage in everyday activities – from playing, dressing, to making friends and participating at school.

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Occupational and Play Therapy for Children

CCPT is a special form of counselling for children. It utilises children’s natural form of expression - Play - to work through deep underlying issues from the inside out.

As part of this we also offer AutPlay Therapy - designed for children and adolescents with neurodevelopmental disorders, such as; Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, and Intellectual Developmental Disorder.

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Animal-assisted therapy for children

AAT provides therapeutic enrichment by helping children exercise relational skills, develop empathy, and provide valuable insight on how children perceive their world.

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Kids Compass offers individualised therapeutic services for children of all ages. We offer an inclusive approach to paediatric therapy that encompasses not only the child, but their family and supportive networks too.

Our Philosophy

Kids Compass strives to help children find their way to their fullest potential. We provide child-centered services that enable children to embrace their unique qualities and BE the best versions of themselves.

Occupational therapist Krystal with therapy dog Magick

Where to start?

  1. A gentle conversation

    Contact us to have a chat. Tell us about your concerns and we will arrange a meeting with you.

  2. Getting to know you

    Let us learn more about your child’s story in a fun and engaging session. We’ll select some games and activities, have a play with your child, and discuss your main concerns. It won’t feel like an assessment session at all!

  3. Mapping your journey

    After your initial assessments, we will offer recommendations to guide you on the best way forward. At Kids Compass, our therapeutic journey involves working in partnership with you every step of the way.

What we can help with

  • Sensory Processing
  • Fine and Gross Motor Skills
  • Handwriting Challenges
  • Play and Social Skills
  • Developmental Delay
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Asperger’s Syndrome
  • Attention Difficulties
  • Emotional Difficulties
  • School Readiness
  • Anxiety and Stress
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Impacts of Environmental Trauma
  • Difficulties with Toileting/ Feeding/ Dressing and other self-care tasks

Animal-Assisted Therapy in Chirnside Park

Kids Compass Blog

Meet Magick, our resident Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) dog!

Hi my name is Magick, I’m a super friendly, giant, Chocolate Labrador! I come from a long line of gentle spirited Labradors who have gone on to be amazing Therapy ...

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  • Occupational Therapy Australia
  • Occupational Therapy Board of Australia
  • Australian Play Therapists Association
  • AutPlay Certified Provider
  • International Institute for Animal Assisted Play Therapy

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