“When your child has a severe adverse reaction to food, you feel as though a curve ball has been thrown your way. You are now not only a mother or parent navigating their way through ‘ first foods and solids’. You are also doing your very best to ensure that adverse event, does not happen again”.
Allergy Kids WA is an Australian based support service designed to provide quality social, emotional and practical support to families affected by food allergy. It can be an incredibly overwhelming time finding out your child has a food allergy.
Support is available
Sometimes all you need is some general reassurance and guidance on how to cope. You may just need one phone call to get on track. If this is the case, visit our services page to see the rates for phone consultation.
If you would prefer a face-to-face consultation then this is also available. Please see the services page to see the rates for private consultation. This service is for Western Australian Residents only and is based at Synaptic Health in City Beach.
Emma Warner – BPsych, DipEd (University of Western Australia)
Emma is a Registered Psychologist having worked in Education, Community, not-for-profit and the private sector to support young people and their families with a variety of presenting issues including stress and worry, anxiety and depression. As a trained allied health worker, and having direct lived experience managing a child with food allergies Emma provides supportive and innovative services to the food allergic community. Emma assists families find a balance in managing the day-to-day demands of food allergy, with the hope that the Quality of Life so far enjoyed, can be sustained.
Emma holds General Registration with AHPRA (Australian Health Practioner Regulation Agency).