The Child psychologist’s primary objective at The Children’s Hospital, Mumbai is to create awareness about how important it is to take care of our children and their mental health. It has really been very essential to understand their problems, difficulties and identify them at a very early stage of their life so as to intervene immediately and help them to lead a very smooth social, educational and occupational life.
Children’s difficulties can be categorized into different types:
These can be identified with different psychometric tests which include IQ tests, developmental quotient test, social quotient test, projective tests, personality tests, aptitude tests, etc. After the tests are conducted, respective reports are explained both to the children as well as their parents and providing the children with a therapeutic and preventive approach to deal with the issues which act as hurdles on their path of success.