A Specific learning disorder (SLD) is a diagnosis that is used to describe a person who is able to learn and achieve academically, but their knowledge in specific areas is disorganised or disordered. For example, a helpful way to think of dyslexia is dys- “disorganised or difficult” lexia- “word or lexicon” * lexicon = dictionary…
Simple Steps. Real Change.
Accessible and practical support.
Flexibility to cater for busy lives, including mobile services and school/workplace visits.
Transparent, reliable communication.
Passion for our professions.
Personalised and professional service.
Scope Clinical & Educational Services was established in 2015 by Director, Danielle Copplin. Her vision was to provide high-quality wellbeing and educational services that facilitate empowerment of individuals and families across the lifespan. At this time, Danielle engaged in professional supervision with experienced and renowned Educational and Developmental Psychologist, Kathryn Bekavac. The continuity between their professional practice, values and ethics quickly became clear and a professional partnership was born.
In 2018, Kathryn was welcomed as a Co-Director of Scope Clinical & Educational Services. Together, Danielle and Kathyrn have developed a unique set of services that provide simple steps to create real change by building solutions in partnership with our clients, using a combination of Assessment, Strategy and Review.
From The Blog
I’m on a plane, on my way to Proserpine to visit St Catherine’s Catholic College, listening to the ABC Life Matters podcast. Osher Günsberg is speaking and he prompts me to reflect on conversations about mental health. He explores fear, comfort eating, alcoholism and drug use, ego, coping strategies and the human need for control.…
Organisation and planning helps us to feel motivated and in control of our daily lives. Planners are a great way to support mental health. They relieve our brains from anxiety. You can stop remembering something the second you write it down. You can let it go and concentrate on more important things. A planner will…
Effective leaders People often aspire to be leaders because they want to commit to excellence, make a difference and deliver results. When in positions of leadership, leaders quickly realise that they have many people relying on them. They are required to understand, relate to and be sensitive to staff and colleagues. This relational aspect known…
All of our Psychologists are registered with AHPRA and proud Members of the Australian Psychological Society.