New website launched

We are very excited to have finally launched our new website design after several months in development! You’ll see things are looking pretty spiffy around here and it’s all been completely redeveloped from the ground up. A few of our goals with the new website were to make it faster, easier to navigate for users, […]

Book Launch – “Parenting Made Easy” by Dr Anna Cohen

Dr Anna Cohen is launching her book “Parenting Made Easy” on Friday the 19th of April at 3 Weeds Hotel in Rozelle at 6.30 pm. The book aims to empower parents, providing them with a “bag of tricks” to encourage, direct and help guide children, rather than controlling them. You are welcome to come along […]

Kids & Co. opens in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs (Double Bay)

Kids & Co. Clinical Psychology is now open in Double Bay to help service communities in the Eastern Suburbs. Anna Cohen, co-founder of Kids & Co. Clinical Psychology, formally opened the Double Bay office on the 22nd November 2011. The new address is Suite 5, 442 New South Head Road, Double Bay, 2028 For Eastern Suburbs […]

Are we over-medicating our kids? The Sunday Telegraph July 24, 2010

The number of kids on antidepressants has sky-rocketed in recent years, By Lisa Mayoh No parent wants their teenager to down a handful of antidepressants  every day to fight anxiety or depression, but that is the sad reality for more than 30,000 Australian families every year. The decade-long trend of medicating young people for mental health […]

“Are we over-parenting our children”, Good Health, OPC, July 2010.

Anna talks to Patricia Flokis from Good Health Magazine on the topic of Over-Parenting.Are we over-parenting our children? For a happier family life, Give children the right freedoms, says Patricia Flokis. If we think back to our own childhoods, most of us would be hard-pressed to recall being enrolled in more than one extracurricular activity at once.  If we were […]

“How to.. get children to do household chores,” Sunday Life, Sept 28, 2008

Sydney Clinical Psychologist Amanda Frawley says aside from the practical advantages of an extra  set of hands around the house, sharing domestic duties can also teach children a sense of responsibilitiy as well as introducing the idea of a positive work ethic.  The earlier the habit is initiated, the more likely it is to stick. […]

Extra-curricular: just how much is too much”, The Manly Daily, April 15, 2008.

Childhood is an adventure of exploration and new experiences. Offering your children opportunities to participate in extra-curricular activities such as sport or the arts is a good way to get them out of the house and away from the TV.  Children who are involved in other activities are often happier, healthier and less likely to […]