Kidspace Presents: Professional Speaking

At Kidspace, we are regularly approached by schools and other community groups to give presentations, participate in forums, and run training sessions. Our experienced clinicians are eager to assist, as we recognise the vital importance of increasing one’s knowledge about mental health problems and developing tools to deal with them. Accordingly, we welcome enquiries about the range of topics that we can address and the fees of our presenters.

The following includes areas of specialisation for our clinical staff. It is in no way an exhaustive list. Please contact our staff to discuss how we can assist your organisation and which clinician may be the most appropriate on a given subject area.


Professor Garry Walter:

  • Mental Health issues affecting young people

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

Dr Damian Fong:

  • Anxiety

  • Managing HSC Stress

  • Deliberate Self-Harm

Mr Brad Marshall:

  • Problematic Internet Use (Internet Addiction)

  • Resilience, Well-being and Self-Esteem

  • Deliberate Self-Harm

Dr Karyn Flower

  • Emotion coaching

  • Attachment and Circle of Security 

For more information please contact our admin staff

June 2016

Kidspace Presents: Clinical Insight Series

This week Kidspace hosted its third annual Clinical Insight Series. One of our resident Child and Family Psychiatrists, Dr Adrian Falkov presented his research on The Family Model. This was followed by Kidspace consultant Professor Garry Walter presenting his years of research and clinical experience on the topic of treating “school refusal” in children and teenagers.

A select group of school counsellors attended and helped provide their insight and experience on the topics. Kidspace would like to thank the school counsellors in attendance for their ongoing collaboration and commitment to improving the mental health of our young people.


March 2016

Kidspace Presents:

Psychiatry training in partnership with the NSW Institute of Psychiatry


As one of Sydney’s largest Child and Adolescent Psychiatry private practices, Kidspace was recently invited by the NSW Institute of Psychiatry ( to host a symposium dedicated to the learning and professional development of trainee Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists.

Northshore Kidspace senior staff Professor Garry Walter AM and Dr Damian Fong delivered a training session to eighteen doctors as part of their accreditation in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Professor Walter commented afterwards, “It was a wonderful opportunity to help mentor the next generation of trainee psychiatrists”.


26 November 2014

Kidspace Presents: Clinical Insight Series


This week Kidspace hosted its first event in the Clinical Insight Series. One of our resident Child Psychiatrists, Dr Peter Davies presented on the important role fathers play in child development. A select group of local school counsellors helped provide their insight and experience on the topic.


We look forward to hosting further Clinical Insight Series events in 2015, and as always, value our ongoing working relationship with school counsellors.