PsychInMind is a psychology consultation and training service based in Auchenflower in Brisbane. Founder of PsychInMind, Nicole Dorrington is registered psychologist with over 15 years experience and a background in disability services and child and youth mental health service. She’s passionate about education and training for parents, carers and educators, and specialises in supporting families with children from infants to young adults.

Nurturing Emotional Resilience: A Comprehensive Workshop Series For Parents & Educators

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In today’s complex world, the emotional well-being of children and adolescents is more crucial than ever. Understanding and managing emotions is essential, not just for personal development but for cultivating higher self-esteem, better social skills, and healthier relationships. As parents, educators, and caregivers, you play a pivotal role in guiding the younger generation through the labyrinth of their emotions, from the frustration of a toddler’s tantrum to the tumultuous emotional waves of adolescence.

With over 15 years’ experience in both public and private settings, psychologist Nicole Dorrington from PsychInMind offers a series of workshops designed to empower both parents and educational professionals with the knowledge, strategies, and tools necessary for nurturing emotional resilience in children and teens.

Tailored Workshops For Every Need

Nicole brings her extensive experience in psychology and training program development to offer a wide range of workshops and training programs. Nicole’s latest parent workshop, Toddler to Teens; Nurturing Emotional Regulation, has received overwhelming feedback from parents over the past three years.

Upcoming PsychInMind Parent Workshop

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Toddler to Teens: Nurturing Emotional Regulation

  • Date: 15 June 2024
  • Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Location: Garden City Mt Gravatt Library
  • Early Bird Discount: Register now and save $100! Early bird discount available until 24 May 2024 (via the PsychInMind website)

Workshop Highlights:

  • Understanding Emotional Regulation: Dive deep into the art and science of emotional regulation, learning how to support your child or students through their developmental stages.
  • Co-Regulation Strategies: Discover relationship-based strategies for co-regulating with children, guiding them towards emotional wisdom with empathy and effectiveness.
  • Neuroscientific Insights: Gain a foundational understanding of the neuroscience behind emotions and how brain development impacts emotional regulation from infancy through adolescence.
  • Practical Techniques and Activities: Engage in hands-on activities designed to solidify your understanding and application of emotional regulation strategies, making your learning experience interactive and

PsychInMind Professional Development Programs

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Nicole offers a range of professional development programs:

  • Circle of Security: A parenting program designed to enhance the attachment between parents and children.
  • Understanding Childhood Trauma and Attachment: Insights into how trauma affects child development and strategies to foster secure attachments.
  • Neuroscience of Complex Developmental Trauma: A deep dive into the brain’s development in response to trauma and practical approaches for support.
  • Trauma-Informed Care: Training for caregivers on providing care that acknowledges and understands trauma.
  • Vicarious Trauma and Self-Care: Essential strategies for caregivers to manage their own well-being while supporting others.
  • Introduction to PACE: Techniques for developing emotional regulation in children through a relational-based approach.
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Topics: Including anxiety, depression, adjusting to family separation, grief and loss, and more.
  • Behaviour Management within an Attachment Framework: Strategies for managing behaviour while strengthening the caregiver-child bond.

Services Tailored For Your Needs

Whether you are a school, kindergarten, daycare, or any institution dedicated to nurturing young minds, PsychInMind offers professional development topics that can be customized to fit the unique needs of your service. These workshops can be facilitated conveniently in your workplace or online, ensuring flexibility and accessibility for all.

To book a workshop or inquire about tailoring a program to meet your specific needs, please reach out via the contact form on the PsychInMind website, or email Nicole directly at

Individual Therapy

Nicole provides therapy to children, teens, and families at Therapywell, Auchenflower. Please send referrals to

Let’s work together to nurture a brighter, more resilient future for our children and adolescents.

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To find out more, please visit the PsychInMind website.