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Psychologist and family counselling services

The psychologists and social workers of this unit support the local children, young people and their families as well as adults in different life situations. Services are confidential and free.

Services for children visiting the child welfare clinic (place of business at Kirkonkranni, Ala-Kuljunkatu 1B, second floor)

The team's workers provide help in matters related to the upbringing and development of a child, complicated family situations, and in crises that a child and their family may have faced. Doctors, nurses, other specialised workers, and the personnel of early childhood education will guide those in need to the relevant services. Parents can make appointments by themselves. The workers also have regular receptions in clinics.

- three psychologists, one social worker
- children between 0-6 years and their families, and expectant families

Services for primary school-aged children (place of business at Kirkonkranni, Ala-Kuljunkatu 1B, second floor)

The team's workers provide help in matters related to the upbringing and development of a child, complicated family situations, and in crises that a child and their family may have faced. Doctors, school nurses, and other workers from schools will guide those in need to the relevant services. Parents can make appointments by themselves.
- four psychologists, one social worker
- children between 7-12 years and their families

Youth services (place of business at Keskuskatu 32 K, Pilari)

Young persons or their parents can contact youth services if, for example, there are difficulties in a young person's learning abilities or there are mental difficulties, weariness at school, stress, or if there is a complicated family situation. Doctors, nurses from the school or student healthcare, or other workers from schools will guide those in need to the relevant services. Young persons or their parents can make appointments by themselves directly from psychologists and their reception.
- two psychologists for secondary schools and upper secondary schools, one psychologist in the vocational education centre Sedu; Pilari
- young people and their parents

Adult services (place of business at Kirkonkranni, Ala-Kuljunkatu 1B, first floor)

You can contact the psychologists in the following situations: changes in life situations and crises, mental health problems (e.g. depression, anxiety, fear and panic symptoms). Different authorities will guide those in need to these services. You can also access these services by making an appointment by yourself.
- two psychologists
- adult inhabitants of the area


Lead psychologist Sirkka Autio
Tel: +3586 416 2068, +358 40 868 5923