“Enter into your child's play and you will find the place where their mind, heart, and spirit meet.”

smiling Indigenous child


Mental health

Occupational Therapy

Play Therapy

Individual Programs
Play Therapy & Occupational Therapy


therakids provides assessment and intervention services specifically tailored to meet your child's needs and family goals. Click on the links above to find out more about these services. 


Individual Programs are designed to be fun, meaningful, and empowering for everyone involved. Individual Programs are practical and flexible to fit with any family's busy schedule. Clinical assessments and therapy services can be provided at home, preschool, school, or in the community. Please contact Jessie to find out more information about Individual Programs and what they might involve for you and your child.


Group Programs
Play Therapy & Occupational Therapy

Child-Parent Relationship Training (CPRT)

Child-Parent Relationship Training (CPRT) is an evidence-based program which provides parents and carers the basic skills of a play therapist to run their own special/therapeutic play times at home. CPRT is great for adults who want to:

Strengthen their relationship with their child

Reduce relationship stress 

Respond adaptively to meltdowns and disagreements

Have more fun with their child

Reduce behavioural & emotional difficulties at home

We provide services in the following locations:

Huonville, Hobart, Geeveston, Longley, Cradoc, Cygnet, Franklin, Ranelagh, Port Huon, Judbury, Mountain River, Huon Valley, Kingborough, Ferntree, Kingston, Blackmans Bay, Tinderbox, Kettering, Snug, Electrona, Howden, Margate, Sandfly

The skill builders group is designed for children aged 4-6 and includes fun and meaningful activities which target the following areas of child development:

Skill Builders Group  

Fine and gross motor skills
Managing transitions, organising belongings, following instructions
Social interaction and communication, developmental play skills
Impulse control and self-regulation
Workshops & Consulting

 therakids offers a range of specialised  workshops for parents, teachers, and health professionals in:



Sensory processing: Calm, alert and ready to learn

Therapeutic parenting and teaching techniques

The power of play in child wellbeing, learning and development

Sleep hygiene

Toilet training

Fine and gross motor development

Understanding complex trauma: Support children heal, grow and learn 


therakids also provides consulting services to preschools, schools, and health organisations, in conjunction with mentorship/supervision for individual health professionals and educators. Please call Jessie to find out more information about these services.