Why the FRIENDS Programs?

Be successful

We help your child succeed by supporting them to become competent with interactions with peers, teachers and family.

World Health Organisation

The FRIENDS Foundation is endorsed by the World Health Organisation as a leader in child psychology.

Evidence-based Research

The FRIENDS programs are grounded in evidence based research, and are kept up-to-date with current psychology expertise.


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Our Programs

There are four variations of the FRIENDS program, tailored to suit different age groups and address the various challenges likely to be encountered.

A play-based social skills training program for building resilience (4-7 years).
Play-based group for helping children and teenagers cope with feelings of fear, worry and sadness (8-11 years).
Give adolescents positive coping skills to better navigate experiences & effectively manage the associated feelings (12-15 years).
Helps you to recognise and address the issues that may be holding you back in many areas of your life (16-18+ years).