Child & Adolescent Psychologist Practice Celebrates Launch in Newcastle to Assist Local Families
Thursday, April 09, 2015
We are pleased to announce Oracle Psychology has now officially opened. Our welcoming waiting room and professional consulting rooms are ready to provide quality and expert psychological services to clients in Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and the Hunter.
Mr Daniel J Wendt
Daniel Wendt commenced his professional career in the field of Education. While studying a Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Arts, at the University of Newcastle, Daniel was employed as a School Learning Support Officer assisting students with Special Needs. After completing his teaching qualifications he was employed as a Primary School Teacher as a part of a Targeted Graduate Program and subsequently, as a School Psychologist and Counsellor on the Central Coast.
Daniel pursued his interest in the field of Psychology, while working as a teacher, by completing a Graduate Diploma of Psychology at Charles Sturt University, followed by a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology at the University of Wollongong. Daniel is conducting local research into the assessment of Developmental Dyslexia and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). He is currently completing a Masters in Clinical Psychology, at Charles Sturt University.
Daniel's experience centres on the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, young adults and their respective families. Common areas of assessment and treatment include: learning difficulties, dyslexia, ADHD, intellectual disabilities, behavioural difficulties, attention and concentration difficulties, anxiety, depression, and conflict management. His educational background is a significant advantage in understanding and treating the needs of young people.
Daniel is also very interested in the treatment of Mood and Anxiety Disorders using Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). Additionally, he has a special interest and experience in working with children on the Autism Spectrum. In particular, he has had considerable experience in the application of emotion based social skills development to improve the interpersonal and intrapersonal functioning and well-being of young people.
Daniel is proudly born and bred in the Lake Macquarie region and is pleased to be able to contribute professionally to the wellbeing of individuals in his local community.
Information supplied by:Oracle Psychology: Child & Adolescent Psychologist