Child psychologists are primarily specialized in understanding the basic psychological needs of children and adolescents and how the family and social contexts influence their cognitive development, socio-emotional adjustment, behavioral adaptation and health status.
Psychologists at small wonders study assess and treat psychological and social problems experienced by children and adolescents. They work with children, who may experience the following:
The psychologist provides consultation to teachers, school counselors, pediatricians, day care, workers, parents and others as part of comprehensive treatment plan. In case where required they may assist teachers in classroom behavior management or parents in developing better parenting skills.