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Child Psychologists in Perth

Clinical Psychologists provide child mental health evaluations and therapeutic treatments for behavioural, emotional, social or educational problems

Seeing a Paediatric Psychologist at Baby Steps can help children experiencing trauma or grief, anxiety or stress, toileting issues, problems sleeping, eating or socialising, and managing chronic illnes

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Clinical Psychologists
at Baby Steps

John Gardiner​ Clinical Psychologist​

John Gardiner

With over 30 years’ experience in childhood emotional and behavioural psychology, John knows exactly how to talk to kids in a way that makes them comfortable to open up. A softy at heart, his wonderful sense of humour comes through and establishes trust with his patients, allowing real progress to take shape.

Graduated from Murdoch University with a Master of Applied Psychology Clinical Psychology & Developmental Psychology

Practicing Psychologist for over 30 years
Works with children, adolescents, families, couples, adults, organisations and schools
Chief Clinical Psychologist at Princess Margaret Hospital for 13 years
Senior Lecturer and Clinical Director at Murdoch University
Clinical Psychologist at Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Chronic health
Mental health

Collector of degrees (Law, Special Education, Psychology)
Hiker of the Perth Hills
Enjoys a spot of solitude
Proud dog lover

Mind matters

Book a Paediatric Psychologist at Baby Steps.

The Clinical Guidance Committee advise Baby Steps on all clinical matters effecting the health practitioners within our centre. It’s members gather together to discuss and develop guidelines relating to:

Meetings are held several times a year, or at the request of Baby Steps for specific clinical advice. It is lead by a chairperson and educational coordinator, elected by the group of participating health practitioners.

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If you’re looking for support, contact our Practice Manager Michelle Bredemeyer
08 9387 2844