SEL for Clinics and Schools

The Best of Friends™ (BoF) program is a Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) program designed for schools and clinics and shortlisted  for The London Book Fair International Excellence award. Developed by the Quirky Kid team it was creatively crafted to cover the key areas of SEL and the Australian Curriculum. Tried and tested in the clinical setting BoF combines engaging materials with effective techniques to overcome social and emotional issues.

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Behaviour Book Series

We are proud to introduce the newest addition to the Quirky Kid range. Join Paul, Emily, Josh and other engaging characters as they manage the difficult transition stages around hygiene, fear of the dark, manners and sharing. This series of 4 books is exclusively available at our shop. Translated and adapted by Barbara Gonzalez together with Quirky Kid psychologists, these titles will help parents and young kids alike.

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Power Up! Online

The Power Up! program is designed for children and young people who are involved in sports, music, performance or academics and improve their performance. The skills you will learn are those practised by elite athletes and performers around the world. The program offers participants with the opportunity to develop a unique set of psychological skills like, Goal Setting, Self-Talk, Imagery, Focus and others.

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Quirky Kid Shop

We love therapeutic resources and go to great lengths to personally develop our hand-packed kits. We are committed to providing parents and professionals around the world with creative and effective therapeutic tools that are tried, tested and loved in classrooms, clinics and lounge rooms around the globe. Visit the Quirky Kid Shoppe to purchase books, cards, games and other therapeutic tools that will complement your work with young people and their families. Find out more about our Shop!

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Power Up 11-14

POWER UP – 11 to 14 – SYDNEY

This activity-based performance psychology workshop is designed for children and young people, aged 11 to 13 years, training, seriously engaged or competing at club, regional, state and national level in their chosen sports, academic pursuits or the performing arts.

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Workshop General

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Thank you for your interest. Register below to be notified of the dates of the upcoming workshops. The Next school holidays workshops will take place between 26 September to 7 of October 2016 . School holidays workshop book fast. Please register below. Wait list for term 4 programs: We also offer terms programs. and term 4 programs will start from […]

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Shortlisted: Speech Pathology Book of the Year Award 2016

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We are once again filled with pride and excitement to announce that our Social and Emotional Learning title, The Best of Friends, has been shortlisted for the Speech Pathology Book of the Year Award, 2016. There were 154 books nominated for this year’s awards and these titles are now being judged against criteria relevant to each […]

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Winner: ABIA’s ‘Book Industry Innovation Award’


We’re proud to announce we’re the winners of the 2016 Australian Book Industry Innovation Award with a submission of our recent Social and Emotional Learning Program – The Best of Friends.  Last month the program was also shortlisted at The London Book Fair International Excellence awards – The Education Initiatives Award –  together with tUnited Nations […]

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Sports Psychology Tips to Stop Negative Self-Talk

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When it comes to improving performance. building self-esteem, good sportsmanship, and camaraderie, one of the most important aspects of sports psychology is positive self-talk. Research suggests that positive self-talk is associated with better performance. In fact, the Australian Sports Commission has carried out research that demonstrates the detrimental impact negative self-talk has on performance and […]

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5 Things To Do To Be A Great Parent After Divorce


Parenting is a big project and can be challenging under any circumstances; after divorce, however, it can become even more complex due to the new dynamics between family members.  Most parents want to ensure their children continue to thrive, socially, emotionally and academically at all times. To help with this process, we have compiled some […]

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