Appearances

Sex Education @ The Morning Show

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Posted on by Leonardo Rocker (Quirky Kid Staff)

Kimberley O’Brien, our principal child psychologist was invited to discuss sex education and how parents  and school can best approach this. Kimberley was called into the studio in a bit of a rush joining in hallway into the segment! Here is a fact-sheet about the subject we prepared earlier: https://childpsychologist.com.au/resources/by-issue/sex-education

If you have a story and would like to discuss it with us, please contact us to schedule a time.Kimberley O’Brien enjoys sharing the best of her therapeutic moments with the media. View our media appearances to-date.

Video Game Addiction @ The Morning Show

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Posted on by Leonardo Rocker (Quirky Kid Staff)

Kimberley O’Brien, our principal child psychologist was invited to discuss video game addiction and how parents  and school can best approach this.  Here is a fact-sheet about the subject we prepared earlier: https://childpsychologist.com.au/resources/children-and-video-games

If you have a story and would like to discuss it with us, please contact us to schedule a time.Kimberley O’Brien enjoys sharing the best of her therapeutic moments with the media. View our media appearances to-date.

Media Wrap-up

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Below is our recent Media Wrap-up. Kimberley O’Brien and the Quirky Kid team contribute often with the following publications to explore topics of interest of parent and their families.

  • Tripple J, Th Hack on the relationship between teacher and students.
  • Channel 7 The Morning Show on Bullying
  • Class Ideas Magazine on Bullying in the early years.
  •  Essential Kids on Parents and children obesity
  • Sunday Life Magazine on Sharing Images of Children online
  • Today Tonight  on  Children Puberty
  • The Illawarra Mercury  on Reading to Children
  • Kidspot  on custody arrangements for children
  • SMH on children fashion
  • Kidspot on parent nudity and children
  • ABC on Making Families Happy
  • 6PR Radio on Managing Teenagers
  • SBS Insight on children sleep depravation (research only)
  • 2MCE Homepage on children and technology
  • Kidspot on talking with children about the death of a grandparent
  • ABC Radio (Australia Mornings) on birth order
  • Wave FM on children and television
  • The Wire on puberty and mental health
  • The Hoopla on obesity
  • Dolly Magazine on sibling relationships
  • 2GB radio on on parent child relationship
  • News.com.au on stress and children
  • AAP on children and mobile phones
  • Various other radio interviews

If you have a story and would like to discuss it with us, please contact us to schedule a time. Kimberley O’Brien enjoys sharing the best of her therapeutic moments with the media. View ourmedia appearances to-date.

Bullying @ The Morning Show

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Posted on by Leonardo Rocker (Quirky Kid Staff)

Kimberley O’Brien, our principal child psychologist was invited to discuss bullying and how parents can best manage when this difficult situation appears.

Tips for parents when your child is being bullied:

1. Consult directly with the school
2. Avoid approaching the other child’s parents
3. Consider other school options
4. Set a timeframe to deal with the issue

5. Develop your child’s out-of-school friendships

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Media wrap-up

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Posted on by Leonardo Rocker (Quirky Kid Staff)

Below is our Media Wrap-up for the last few months. Kimberley O’Brien and the Quirky Kid contributed with the following publications to explore topics of interest of parents and their families.2GB Radio and  The Ray Hadley Morning Show spoken with Kimberley O’Brien on how to talk to kids about a disaster

  • 2GB Radio and  The Ray Hadley Morning Show spoken with Kimberley O’Brien on how to talk to kids about a disaster
  • 2sm FM Radio in Sydney also contacted us about the US shooting.
  • SMH Reporter Stephanie Gardiner spoken with us regarding the possible trauma experience children and adolescents may experience when attending to court following a particular event.
  • The Daily Telegraph and News.com.au report Richard Noone spoke with us regarding children and trauma following the US Shottig
  • ABC 3 contacted us to gain some insight into Kids and stress for they series : My Big Adventure. Check out this great resource with videos and interviews
  • The Morning Show invited us into the studios to talk about Gifted Children
  • The Australian Associated Press discussed with us ” How to raise a culture child?”
  • Kate Walsh from The Illawara Mercury contact us to write a story about Social Skills inspired on our Social Skills program, The Best of Friends.
  • 2UE radio presenter Martine Drewe also contacted us to talk bout parent-child relationship
  • Women’s Weekly reporter discussed with Kimberley how to manage step-parenting
  • WIN News in the Illawarra visited our Austinmer office to interview Kimberley on children and obesity.
  • Practical Parenting parenting sent us a very long questionnaire on Toddler and changes
  • ABC Radio Sydney had a chat with Kimberley about Kids and Social media
  • more to come….

If you have a story and would like to discuss it with us, please contact us to schedule a time. Kimberley O’Brien enjoys sharing the best of her therapeutic moments with the media. View our media appearances to-date.