Why are there provisional psychologists working at 3P?

There are a number of provisional psychologists working at Peninsula Paediatric Psychology (3P) and there are a few reasons for this. This text aims to explain these reasons as well as outline what this means. What are provisional psychologists? Provisional psychologists all have at…

Why is there a psychologist shortage in Australia?

Many have been reflecting on this in recent months. I have been particularly interested in this topic as I opened the doors of Peninsula Paediatric Psychology in between 2 lockdowns in June 2021. Opening a clinic had been something I had debated for a…

Neurodivergent Affirmative Approach: What to expect at 3P?

At Peninsula Paediatric Psychology (3P), we are aiming to offer an assessment experience that is aligned with neurodivergent affirmative professional practice. What does this mean? It means that we take care in formulating our processes and reports in a way that embraces strengths and…

What are psychoeducational assessments all about?

Parents often come to us as psychologists with a query around ‘we need an assessment’ being slightly unsure about the process, referral question or the purpose. This text aims to support these queries and provide information about psychoeducational assessments. What are psychoeducational assessments? These…

Sunday Reflections: Misinformation Risks of Perpetuating the Inequality of Disciplines in Psychology

I am sitting in bed, nicely, quietly, watching the news, contemplating what a day off will bring. Scrolling down on Facebook groups lead me to see a completely misinformed post about the training route in Australia, provisional, registered and clinical psychologist, what differs from…

#Resources 59: A First Aid Kit

I did not anticipate a first aid kit would be such a great hit in the playroom. The kit just sits around the playroom and many children have enjoyed discovering all the items in the kit. The first aid kit has been helpful for…

#Resources 58: The Postbox

The playroom is working like a treat so I wanted to share a few resources that I am enjoying working with in the playroom. The Postbox has been very popular for a range of purposes either in directed activities or child directed play. Activities…

We did it! Exciting News at 3P!

We have been incredibly busy in the last few months with great projects coming together and a few more to come! We have worked over the holiday period to be able to open our new venue in Rye. We are now open and have…

We are growing: Meet the team at 3P

It has been incredibly busy at 3P in the last few months. As well as opening our new premises, we have had a number of referrals and growing the team.  We are welcoming many new team members…Meet Melissa, admin support, and Lisa, psychologist, who…

A Pretty Exciting News at 3P!

We have a pretty exciting news!We have been planning this for a while now and we are so excited to share this news with you all.From mid May 2021, we will be based at 187 Mount Eliza Way, Mount Eliza, VIC in this lovely…