Assessment – Intervention – Evaluation – Counselling – Supervision – Professional Development
Children ----- Adolescents ----- Couples ----- Families

My work involves:

  • Educational and psychological Assessment, Evaluation and Support addressing Learning disabilities (e.g. dyslexia), Giftedness, Developmental Delays, Behaviour Challenges, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Attention and Concentration Difficulties,
  • Counselling using Solution Focussed Brief Therapy Model where the belief is that the clients have the strength to make positive changes and the therapist facilitates that change through solution focussed questioning rather than problem saturated questioning.
  • Behavioural management
  • Individual and Family issues
  • Positive Parenting Program
  • Reader/Writer assessment which meet NZQA requirements
  • Remedial and extension programmes (phonological skills, mathematics, science, reading comprehension, expressive writing, social skills)
  • Child custody evaluations for the Family Court
  • Supervision
  • Professional Development Programmes

Referrals are accepted from:

  • Individuals
  • Parents/ caregivers
  • Preschools, schools, tertiary institutions
  • Medical practitioners
  • Support agencies
  • Employers
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Sushila Deo (Registered Psychologist, MNZPsS).
Office address: 147 Papanui Road, Merivale, Christchurch.
Postal Address: PO Box 2536, Christchurch Mail Centre, Christchurch. Mobile. (021) 133 9269,