The Role of Educational Psychologist In Modern Day World

Posted by Dayne Williams on May 25th, 2021

With the advancement of competency-based education and technologies, more and more parents want their children to excel in every field but sometimes they fail to understand the interest of their child and as a result, children get involved in something they do not find interesting enough which leads them into confusion and mental trauma.

So, to avoid such situations people are looking to take help from educational psychologists who not only aid in making better decisions as per the interest of children but also help in enhancing their mental as well as emotional capabilities. So if you wish to know how exactly an educational psychologist can help you then continue reading.

  •      Through educational assessments

It involves the examination of one’s skills and knowledge to understand if there is any trouble in the learning process of a child and solve the trouble through various techniques. After the assessment, recommendations about how the issue can be solved and avoided in future are given. Such educational assessment Capetown can be of two major types :

❏    Cognitive assessment


In this assessment, an individual between the age of 2.5 to 16 years is examined to know the general intellectual capacity using the Weschler scales involving two scales i.e, WISC V OR WPPSI IV. This assessment usually lasts for about 1 to 2 hours and helps to understand the areas of interest of an individual.

❏    Achievement assessment

Such educational assessments are suitable to identify the strengths and weaknesses of an individual

  •      Through therapies

There can be many reasons that can lead to several mental health problems and these can be found in any age group. Even if you are a student, you can face mental health problems that can lead to negative thoughts and overwhelm emotions.

Therefore you can seek therapy for teens Cape town through any renowned educational psychologist such as Dayne Williams who helps you identify the cause as well as a solution for any kind of mental disturbances. For such therapies, you can choose from options like individual therapy, group therapy or family therapy as per your requirement and level of comfort.

  •      Through Mindfulness


Mindfulness is used to get into a mindful state where your mind is free of all thoughts. It is advised to the children and students so that they all enhance their mental potential and induce self awareness and mindful communication.

Through a recent study, it was found that mindfulness helps students to manage stress levels and work through them. Not just that but frequent mindfulness practice sessions have also resulted in various health benefits. You can easily be accessible to educational mindfulness in Capetown by contacting any reputable educational psychologist.

A mindfulness session generally varies depending on the requirements and the programme you choose. It has also been found out that mindfulness controls your thoughts and improves the levels of concentration. Mindfulness-based cognitive behavioural therapy can even help those facing depression and anxiety. You can simply start with paying attention to your thoughts and being conscious of your surroundings.

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