Neurodevelopmental or behavioural disorders directory

Use this page to find services and supports specifically for ODD, ASD, ADHD or other mental health services providing assessment or intervention for South Western Sydney.

People with a diagnosed behavioural or neurodevelopmental disorder are eligible for SWSPHN mental health services if the main presenting concern is the person’s mental health problem, including:

  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Menu: Child aged 0-12 years | Youth (12 years +) | Adults (18 years +) | Out of area


Child aged 0-12 years

Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (ICAMHS)

Description
  • Assessment and intervention of moderate to severe mental health disorder for children, young people and their families
  • Up to 18 years
  • See website for referral process

The child needs to seek primary intervention in the first instance.

Locations:
  • Bankstown
  • Fairfield
  • Liverpool
  • Campbelltown
  • Wingecarribee

Suitable for conditions:

Mental health

Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Services (PIMHS)

Description
Locations:
  • Campbelltown
  • Liverpool

Suitable for conditions:

Mental health

Child and Family Psychology (SWSLHD)

Description
  • Assess issues like behaviour problems, emotional problems, trauma, anxiety and depression.
  • 0-12 years (still attending primary school)
  • Referral via phone 02 4633 0200
Locations:
  • Bankstown
  • Camden
  • Campbelltown
  • Fairfield
  • Liverpool
  • Wollondilly
  • Wingecarribee

Suitable for conditions:

Behavioural

Mental health

Family Mental Health Support Services (FMHSS)

Description
  • Intensive, long-term, early intervention support for children, young people and their families which may include: assessment and identification of needs; practical assistance and home-based support; linking with other relevant services and targeted therapeutic groups, short-term immediate assistance for families which may include assessment of needs, information or referrals, and limited support.
  • Community outreach, mental health education and community development activities which may include: organisation of and participation in community events; and, general group work in the community.
Locations:

Suitable for conditions:

Mental health

Karitane Kids Behaviour Clinic

Description
  • The Karitane kid’s behaviour clinic works with families with children 3–6 years of age with behaviour challenges
Locations:
  • Carramar

Visit Karitine website for referral process

Suitable for conditions:

Behavioural

Child Developmental Assessment Service (SWSLHD)

Description
  • Provides developmental assessment of children and adolescents with suspected developmental delay, autism spectrum disorders, and behavioural issues. Assessment only and not long-term management.
  • Preschool and school aged children

Visit SWSLHD website for referral process

Locations: Community Health Centres and at Campbelltown Hospital
  • Bankstown
  • Camden
  • Campbelltown
  • Fairfield
  • Liverpool
  • Wollondilly
  • Wingecarribee

Suitable for conditions:

Developmental

Behavioural

Autism Spectrum Australia (ASPECT)

Description
  • Cost involved - see website for more information
  • Face to face or telehealth autism and cognitive assessments available for children, adolescents and adults
  • NDIS plans can be used
  • Contact: 1800 277 328

Suitable for conditions:

Developmental

Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) - through NDIS

Description
  • Support for children with a developmental delay or disability
  • Do not complete assessments
  • Under 7 years of age

Suitable for conditions:

Developmental

Helping children with autism program (Department of Health) – through Medicare

Description
  • Early intervention services for children undergoing diagnosis/assessment or treatment for autism or any other pervasive developmental disorder
  • Speak to GP for bulk billed/low cost options

Suitable for conditions:

Developmental

ADHD Clinic

Description
  • Cost involved. See website for more information
  • Service which can provide support and information including assessments, diagnosis and treatment
  • For children and adults

Suitable for conditions:

Behavioural

Call2mind

Description
  • Cost involved. See website for more information
  • Australia wide telehealth psychiatry service which can offer assessments and support with mental health
  • Able to also provide support with ADHD and Autism
  • Ages from children to adults
  • Contact 0438 643 217 for more information and referral process

Suitable for conditions:

Developmental

Behavioural

Mental health

Psychology Clinic - Macquarie

Description
  • Cost involved. See website for more information
  • Therapy for adults, children and families
  • Group ADHD programs for adults
  • Psychometric assessment of cognitive function
Locations:
  • Macquarie University or Telehealth options available

Suitable for conditions:

Developmental

Behavioural

Mental health

Psychology Clinic – Western Sydney

Description
  • Cost involved. See website for more information
  • Psychological treatment for children (aged 6 and above), adolescents and adults
  • Can offer psychological testing (intelligence, memory and learning)
  • Please see website for more information and for referral process
Locations:
  • Western Sydney University

Suitable for conditions:

Developmental

Behavioural

Mental health

ACAP Psychology Clinic

Description
  • Cost involved. See website for more information
  • Individual therapy, group therapy and psychometric assessment and reports
  • Support for children, adolescents and adults
  • Please see website for more information, about location and referral process or contact ACAP on 02 8236 8070

Suitable for conditions:

Behavioural

Mental health

This Way Up

Description
  • Evidence-based iCBT
  • Cost involved. See website for more information
  • Online CBT support for ages 12 years +
  • Offers courses, tools and resources (free and low- cost courses), speak to GP or clinician about getting a course for free
  • COVID-19 coping tools
  • See website for more information or contact 02 8382 1437

Suitable for conditions:

Mental health

Sydney Child Behaviour Research Clinic

Description
  • The clinic offers assessments and treatments free of charge as part of innovative research into child and family mental health
  • See website for more information or phone 02 9114 4326 email

Suitable for conditions:

Developmental

Behavioural

Mental health

Parent-Child Research Clinic

Description
  • Fee-for-service clinic and accepts referrals for children ages 7 and under with disruptive behaviour problems
  • See website for more information or contact 02 9385 0376

Suitable for conditions:

Developmental

Behavioural

Mental health

Other resources

  • Speak to your GP about a referral to a Paediatrician who can bulk bill or are low cost. Website
  • Speak to your school counsellor regarding any required support. Website
  • ACU Counselling and Intervention Services. Website
  • Parent Line for information – 1300 1300 52. Website
  • Autism Advisory Support Service hotline (therapy, carers support and NDIS) – 02 9601 2844. Website
  • Reimagine - support children with disability and/or developmental delay and their families 02 9873 2593. Website
  • Learning Links – Assessments, therapy and programs to assist children and youth who are experiencing learning difficulties including those who experience behavioural issues and have been diagnosed with conditions such as ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Website
  • UTS Psychology Clinic cognitive assessments for children, adolescents and adults (UTS). Website
  • Westmead Children’s Hospital child development services – Multidisciplinary care to children with complex developmental problems. Website
  • ADHD Support Australia Online resource which has information on psychological support, doctors and paediatricians, education and learning and other resources to choose from (please see website for more information). Website
  • Westmead Specialists Developmental and Behavioural Support provide assessments. Website

Suitable for conditions:

Developmental

Behavioural

Mental health


Youth (12 years +)

Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (ICAMHS)

Description
  • Assessment and intervention of moderate to severe mental health disorder for children, young people and their families
  • Up to 18 years
  • See website for referral process
Locations:
  • Bankstown
  • Campbelltown
  • Fairfield
  • Liverpool
  • Wingecarribee

Suitable for conditions:

Mental health

The Corner Youth Health Service (SWSLHD)

Description
  • Support for mental health, drug and alcohol, behaviour issues, victims of crime, sexual health, parenting and more
  • For youth from 12- 24 years who live, work or study within SWSLHD boundaries
  • Please see website for referral information
Locations:
  • Bankstown

Suitable for conditions:

Behavioural

Mental health

Fairfield/Liverpool Youth Health Service (FLYHT)

Description
  • Support for mental health, drugs, tobacco and alcohol, sexual and reproductive health, self-harm and injury, nutrition and physical activity, oral health, chronic illness and disability
  • Young people aged 12-24 years who are living, working and/or studying in South Western Sydney
  • Please see website for referral information
Locations:
  • Carramar

Suitable for conditions:

Behavioural

Mental health

Call2mind

Description
  • Australia-wide telehealth psychiatry service which can offer assessments and support with mental health
  • Able to also provide support with ADHD and Autism
  • Ages from children to adults
  • Contact 0438 643 217 for more information and for referral process

Suitable for conditions:

Developmental

Behavioural

Mental health

Psychology Clinic – Macquarie

Description
  • Cost involved. See website for more information
  • Therapy for adults, children and families, group ADHD programs for adults and psychometric assessment of cognitive function
Locations:
  • Macquarie University or Telehealth options

Suitable for conditions:

Developmental

Behavioural

Mental health

Psychology Clinic – Western Sydney

Description
  • Cost involved. See website for more information
  • Psychological treatment for children (aged 6 and above), adolescents and adults
  • Can offer psychological testing (intelligence, memory and learning)
Locations:
  • Western Sydney University

Suitable for conditions:

Developmental

Behavioural

Mental health

ACAP Psychology Clinic

Description
  • Cost involved. See website for more information
  • Individual therapy, group therapy and psychometric assessment and reports
  • Support for children, adolescents and adults
  • Please see website for more information, about location and referral process or contact ACAP on 02 8236 8070

Suitable for conditions:

Behavioural

Mental health

This Way Up

Description
  • Evidence-based iCBT
  • Cost involved. See website for more information
  • Online CBT support for ages 12 years+
  • Offers courses, tools and resources (free and low- cost courses), speak to GP or clinician about getting a course for free
  • COVID-19 coping tools
  • See website for more information or contact 02 8382 1437

Suitable for conditions:

Mental health

Other resources

  • ADHD Support Australia: information on psychological support, doctors and paediatricians, education and learning, and other resources. Website
  • ACU Counselling and Intervention Services. Website

Suitable for conditions:

Developmental

Behavioural

Mental health


Adults (18 years +)

Call2mind

Description
  • Cost involved. See website for more information
  • Australia-wide telehealth psychiatry service which can offer assessments and support with mental health
  • Able to also provide support with ADHD and Autism
  • Ages from children to adults
  • Contact 0438 643 217 for more information and for referral process

Suitable for conditions:

Developmental

Behavioural

Mental health

Psychology Clinic - Macquarie

Description
  • Cost involved. See website for more information
  • Therapy for adults, children and families
  • Group ADHD programs for adults
  • Psychometric assessment of cognitive function
Locations:
  • Macquarie University or telehealth options

Suitable for conditions:

Developmental

Behavioural

Mental health

Psychology Clinic – Western Sydney

Description
  • Cost involved. See website for more information
  • Psychological treatment for children (aged 6 and above), adolescents and adults
  • Can offer psychological testing (intelligence, memory and learning)
  • Please see website for more information and for referral process
Locations:
  • Western Sydney University

Suitable for conditions:

Developmental

Behavioural

Mental health

ACAP Psychology Clinic

Description
  • Cost involved. See website for more information
  • Individual therapy, group therapy and psychometric assessment and reports
  • Support for children, adolescents and adults
  • Please see website for more information, about location and referral process or contact ACAP on 02 8236 8070

Suitable for conditions:

Behavioural

Mental health

This Way Up 

Description
  • Evidence-based iCBT
  • Cost involved. See website for more information
  • Online CBT support for ages 12 years +
  • Offers courses, tools and resources (free and low- cost courses), speak to GP or clinician about getting a course for free
  • COVID-19 coping tools
  • See website for more information or contact 02 8382 1437

Suitable for conditions:

Mental health


Out of area

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