Guiding Children's Bright Futures

Welcome to Steps and Stones Psychology: Prioritising your child’s development, we’re dedicated to supporting their unique journey. We provide child and adolescent psychology services in Blackwood, SA. Come visit us in the Adelaide Foothills.

Comprehensive Psychological Assessments

We provide tailored psychological assessments to children. We believe every child has a world of potential waiting to be unlocked. We are committed to understanding and nurturing the individual needs of each young mind.

We recognise that every child’s path is unique. That’s why our approach is tailored, compassionate, and focused on empowering not just the children, but also their families. From initial assessment to tailored support, we’re dedicated to providing insights and strategies that foster development, learning, and well-being. 

Steps and Stones: A starting point for your child’s journey. 

At Steps and Stones Psychology, we provide custom assessments to meet the varied needs of children.

Every assessment is carried out with great care and professionalism, providing children and families with crucial insights for making informed decisions and planning ahead.

Intellectual Discovery

Our intellectual discovery service assesses your child's cognitive skills such as reasoning, memory, and problem-solving. This intellectual capacity assessment highlights strengths and areas for development, important for educational planning and realising their full potential.

Learning Insights

We pinpoint your child's learning style, assessing how they absorb and process information to identify strengths and difficulties. This educational assessment allows us to tailor classroom strategies, enhancing their learning experience and making schooling more effective and enjoyable.

Capability Analysis

Our functional capacity assessments provide a complete overview of your child's skills across academic, emotional, social, and physical areas. It helps identify interventions and celebrate strengths, supporting their comprehensive development for a balanced growth.

Behavioural Understanding

Our behavioural understanding, including ADHD assessments, evaluates your child's emotions, adaptability, and social skills, pinpointing challenges or strengths for tailored support. Gaining insight into these areas, aids in creating a nurturing environment that boosts their overall well-being.

How It Works

At Steps and Stones Psychology, our process is designed to be clear, supportive, and thorough, ensuring that every step is in the best interest of your child’s development. Here’s how our journey unfolds:

Initial Consultation

This first meeting is an opportunity to meet and discuss your child's unique situation in a supportive, understanding environment. We'll explore your child's history, present concerns, and future aspirations. This session is essential for understanding their needs thoroughly, addressing any concerns, and answering all your questions about the assessment process.

Full Assessment Session

Our comprehensive assessment involves conducting tailored evaluations which can gauge your child's cognitive, emotional, and social development. This engaging and interactive session provides crucial insights into their abilities, strengths, and areas needing support, ensuring a thorough understanding of their developmental profile.

Assessment Findings and Next Steps

In this important session, we'll present a detailed report of the assessment findings and discuss our tailored recommendations. It's a crucial step for understanding your child's needs and planning the next steps in their developmental journey, providing guidance on how to best support their growth.


Located in the peaceful suburb of Blackwood in the Adelaide Foothills, Steps and Stones provides a comforting setting designed with sensitivity to those with sensory processing needs. Our environment is crafted to ensure a warm and inviting experience, complete with convenient on-site parking for all visitors.


2/26 Coromandel Parade, Blackwood SA 5051


Still Unsure?

Book in a No-Obligation 10-Minute Pre-Assessment Discussion

Our complimentary 10-minute pre-assessment discussion offers a no-pressure way to explore how we can support your child. This session is designed to:

  • Clarify your concerns and how we might address them.
  • Introduce our approach and philosophy.
  • Answer any immediate questions you have.
  • Provide a comfortable space to ease into the assessment process.

There’s absolutely no cost or commitment required. It’s our way of ensuring you have all the information needed to make the best choice for your family.

Book session at Steps and Stones Psychology today.