DEVELOPMENTAL THERAPIST

Charlie Comerford is a 28-year-old Developmental Therapist who works part time with Connect Psychology. He is a registered teacher and has completed his Masters of Education (Special Education).

The combination of Charlie’s energy and positive attitude results in a holistic, motivational approach to supporting children in middle and secondary school with behavioural, social, and developmental difficulties. Charlie is passionate about children’s health and wellbeing and is particularly interested in nutrition and physically active lifestyles for children with special needs. Charlie’s work focuses on the development of motivation and metacognition in children who experience challenges in executive functioning, particularly with planning and organisation.

Charlie’s areas of expertise include:

  • Executive functioning
  • Organisation and planning
  • Motivation and metacognition
  • Literacy and numeracy difficulties and disabilities
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Intellectual Disability