Megan Clerk, Educational Psychologist

Assessments

The Purpose of an Assessment Psychological assessment is a process of psychometric testing that uses a combination of techniques to help provide information about a person and their behaviour, personality and capabilities. A variety of psychological assessment measures are utilised to provide insight into a client’s potential for learning, personality, interests, possible barriers to learning […]

Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy is a general term referring to therapeutic interaction or treatment contracted between a trained professional (in this case, Educational Psychologist) and a child, adolescent, family, couple or group. The problems addressed are psychological in nature and can vary in terms of their causes, influences, triggers and potential resolutions. Psychotherapy aims to increase the individual’s […]

Medico Legal Assessments

Medico Legal Assessment is when medical knowledge is sought to answer legal questions. ┬áIn the field of educational psychology this will often involve determining possible pre-accident levels of education; present cognitive potential and current scholastic / academic progress abilities; ascertaining the possibility of future training or tertiary education for an individual who has been involved […]