Belinda Dan – is an Educational and Developmental Psychologist, qualified teacher, and Director of Connecting Kids. Belinda has worked in both primary and secondary school settings as a psychologist for more than 7 years, and has been in private practice for more than 10 years.
Belinda is passionate about working with children and their families to provide individualised support. Belinda enjoys conducting assessments to work out what is going on for the child, and then developing strategies to target their needs, to help them reach their potential.
Belinda loves learning, and believes that learning is a life-long experience. She loves attending professional development, collaborating with colleagues, and learning about more resources that are available. Belinda is also trained to deliver the Cogmed program, which is an evidence-based cognitive training program for anyone who wants to sustainably improve their working memory capacity.
Belinda developed Kids Book Therapy, a website that aims to help children to further develop their social and emotional skills through books, activities and reflective questions.
Kaitlyn Owen-Tighe – is a Psychologist who completed her Masters in Educational and Developmental Psychology. Kaitlyn has worked with children and adolescents for the last 8 years in a variety of occupations and settings.
Kaitlyn is enthusiastic about working with children, adolescents, and their families. She thoroughly enjoys providing support to children and their families through a variety of ways including one-to-one intervention, family work, group programs and assessments. Kaitlyn is flexible in how she delivers support, taking into consideration the individual needs of the child.
Kaitlyn is passionate about continuing to develop her skills and plans to undertake her endorsement in Educational and Developmental Psychology in the near future.