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EMPOWERING
YOU TO MAKE
INFORMED
DECISIONS

Understand & Nurture
Your Child’s Gifts

GIFTEDNESS ASSESSMENT

A Giftedness Assessment assists in discovering the unique gifts and talents of your child which is an exciting journey. At our psychology clinic, we offer comprehensive assessments designed to identify and nurture your child’s giftedness, supporting their school engagement, enjoyment, and achievement. We understand that as a parent, you may have concerns about your gifted child, including classroom boredom and underachievement, which can be signs of untapped potential.

COMMON SIGNS OF GIFTEDNESS

Boredom in class despite easily completing work

Eagerness to take on more challenging tasks

Frustration with the slow pace of school

Exceptional reading ability

Rapid rate of learning

Proficiency in understanding abstract and complex concepts

Excellent problem-solving skills

Need for mental stimulation

Giftedness

Giftedness Assessment: $1440

At our psychology clinic, we offer comprehensive assessments designed to identify and nurture your child’s giftedness, supporting their school engagement, enjoyment, and achievement. Additionally, we also recognise that exceptionally bright children may underachieve to fit in with their peers.

We believe in the importance of identifying giftedness as early as possible to provide the necessary support and adaptations that create an environment truly tailored to your child’s abilities. Additionally, we also recognise that exceptionally bright children may underachieve to fit in with their peers.

Our assessments delve deep into their intellectual strengths and talents, empowering you to make informed decisions and provide the best opportunities for their growth and development.

Meet Our Specialist Team of Psychologists

Katie Glynn

Katie Glynn

Educational & Developmental Psychologist

Manda Isac

Manda Isac

Registered Psychologist

Ben Aitken

Ben Aitken

Registered Psychologist

Martin Fraser

Martin Fraser

Forensic Psychologist

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Yes, we are a Telehealth psychology clinic. Telehealth means that we provide remote, online psychological services, allowing you to access our support and expertise from the comfort of your own home. Through secure video conferencing and other digital tools, we offer confidential, effective, and convenient mental health care to individuals regardless of their location.
All sessions are done via telehealth using Zoom.
6 to 16 years, 11 months.
Teacher input is generally not necessary for these assessments. However, the psychologist may request consent from the guardian to contact the school during the assessment process to provide additional information.

The assessment process typically spans approximately six weeks and includes:

  1. An Intake Appointment
  2. A Telehealth Assessment
  3. A Feedback Appointment
Yes, the psychologist will need to gather background information and meet the child and guardian. The psychologist needs to speak to the guardian without the child and supervision arrangements may need to be made.
Sometimes, depending on the results and the psychologist's assessment plan, your child's presence may be requested during the feedback session. The psychologist will inform you about the necessity of your child's attendance when you schedule the feedback session.
You can expect to receive your results during the feedback session, which generally takes place eight weeks after the initial appointment. This timeframe allows our psychologists to prepare a comprehensive report that covers all aspects of the assessment. During the feedback session, the psychologist will review the report, discuss your child's profile of strengths and difficulties, provide recommendations, and address any questions you may have.
Depending on your coverage, you may be able to claim the assessment (or a portion of it) through your private health insurance. Please check with your provider for more details.
While it is not required, you are welcome to ask any questions you may have. The psychologist is available to address your concerns and provide clarification as needed.
During the intake session, the psychologist will ask a range of questions related to the child's background, developmental history, overall well-being, and functioning in various areas of life.
It would be helpful to send any previous assessments or reports, correspondence from schools or paediatricians, or any other relevant documentation that may be related to the assessment process. This information can provide valuable insights for the psychologist.