Joe Santoro is a psychologist with a Masters degree and PhD in Educational Psychology. Joe works with children and adolescents along with parents and schools to improve learning, and social, emotional and behavioural functioning. Joe’s approach to therapy is focused on building rapport with the client and developing a strong therapeutic alliance. Joe considers each client’s needs and situation to ensure the most appropriate approach to therapy is used. Joe employs various evidence-based approaches to therapy with his clients such as cognitive behaviour therapy.
Joe is experienced in administering comprehensive psycho-educational assessments and in diagnosing specific learning disorders such as dyslexia and neurodevelopmental disorders such as ADHD. Joe uses a comprehensive cross-battery approach to assessment in order to gain a complete picture and understanding of the client’s strengths and weaknesses. Joe also has a particular interest in working with gifted and talented students.