The team at Kids Inspired offer a variety of group and individual programs to assist kids in developing skills in mindfulness, emotion regulation and interpersonal effectiveness, with the aim of increasing self-esteem, boosting resilience and creating a positive sense of self.
Deni has over 19 years experience in child, adolescent and youth mental health, providing psychological services to young people and their families. Deni has worked in the fields of Child, Adolescent and Youth Mental Health, Juvenile Justice, Autism Spectrum and Disability services since completing post-graduate studies in 1999, and first opened her private practice in January 2011.
As a mother of two, her youngest being diagnosed with a rare genetic condition at 3 months of age, Deni is also sensitive to the needs and experiences of kids today, and developing a positive working relationship with the families that support them. Whilst Deni assists children with all mental health and developmental needs, she has a special interest in Autism Spectrum, increasing awareness and understanding of the varying aspects and presentations of the spectrum, and specifically, the differences in female versus male profiles.
Alongside her psychological services, Deni has been a small businesses owner/operator since 2006, and is Director of Kids Inspired - overseeing both the allied health and creative learning services. Deni attributes the growth and success of her businesses, alongside the journey of Motherhood, to utilising her “Psychological Toolkit” on a daily basis.
Mouroge is an enthusiastic and dedicated speech pathologist, who is committed to providing high quality evidence-based services for children and their families. She provides assessment and intervention for children of all ages across a specific range of difficulties and has worked across a variety of settings, providing intervention for individual clients, in small group settings and within schools.
She is passionate in partnering with families in all aspects of service, from assessment to therapy. She understands that each family is unique and that they are experts on their child’s abilities and needs. Mouroge strives to collaborate with families to develop functional, realistic and achievable goals and works hard to ensure therapy is individualised, fun and engaging. She communicates closely with health professionals and educators to provide holistic care for all her clients.
Mouroge has specialty experience and a passion for working with children with speech sound disorders (SSD) e.g. speech sound substitutions, articulation difficulties, lisps etc.
Mouroge completed her Bachelor of Speech Pathology at the Australian Catholic University and is a Certified Practising Member of Speech Pathology Australia.
Hannah is a registered psychologist who has a personal interest in Autism Spectrum Disorder and Eating disorders. She works with a range of modalities including
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and mindfulness
She is passionate about working with families to provide holistic care and to help young people to live the life they want to live.
Rachel is an enthusiastic and passionate occupational therapist who completed her undergraduate degree in exercise science in the US and Master of Occupational Therapy at the University of Sydney. Through university placements Rachel has gained experience in private and public paediatric settings and worked with children with a variety of physical, cognitive, and social and emotional needs.
Rachel is committed to delivering individualised assessment and intervention to children of all ages and their families. She understands that every family functions differently and therefore has unique needs and worldviews. Rachel always aims to collaborate with families in order to create fun, playful and effective occupational therapy goals and intervention.
Christine is an enthusiastic and dedicated occupational therapist who is determined to delivering effective evidence based assessment and intervention. She completed her Bachelor of Occupational Therapy at the University of Sydney and has gained experience in paediatrics through work as a disability support worker over the past two years.
Christine aims to deliver assessment and intervention that is client centred and tailored to each child’s individual needs. She aims to connect to each child through their strengths and interests to ensure sessions are fun! Christine is an effective problem solver and enjoys playing games and completing puzzles.