Family and Child Psychologist

Every person deserves to be seen, heard and understood. But the approach that works for one person may not work for another. At Valli Jones and Associates, we keep our minds open and adapt our strategies to suit each individual.

Our Gold Coast-based psychology practice focuses on child psychology, adolescent psychology and family psychology.

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How We Can Help

  • Help your child develop the skills they need to manage their emotions and behaviour

  • Help your child feel safe and comfortable as they navigate the road to maturity

  • Raising children is hard. Take better care of yourself so you can take better care of your family

  • Discover where your child is doing well and where they need additional support

About Us

Our focus is on building positive, nurturing relationships that create trust and connection while encouraging healthy expression and regulation of emotions within the family system. We also taking a strength-based approach, helping people recognise and draw on their assets to bolster all areas of their life.
  • Psychological Testing
  • Early Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Child and Family Therapy
  • Psycho-education
  • Behaviour Modification
  • Solution-Focussed Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Mindfulness-Based Therapy
  • Social Skills Training
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Group Programs for Children

  • The Best of FriendsTM (BoF) program gives children the knowledge, skills and confidence to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, show empathy for others, develop and maintain friendships and make good decisions.

  • BaseCamp® is an innovative anxiety program for children aged 7 to 12 years. BaseCamp® draws on decades of experience, combining a sound theoretical cognitive-behavioural approach with effective, engaging and child-centred activities.