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Early Start Australia Frankston (formerly Best Start Clinic) provides leading therapy services to children and young adults in the Frankston area.

We provide Psychology and Occupational Therapy services to infants, children and young people (birth to 18 years) in the Mornington Peninsular area of Frankston.

We were the first to bring the ground-breaking Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) program to Australian families and proudly offer the rigorous ESDM training that is required for professionals.

Our therapists value the importance of parent and caregiver well-being in improving a child’s outcomes and we want to work in partnership with you to help achieve your child’s goals.

When facing unknown challenges with your child, we will bring together the right interventions for your child and family, together.

For more information or to book an appointment contact us on (03) 9596 8781 or submit a service enquiry.

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Clinic contact details

50 Bondi Ave
Frankston VIC 3199


03 9596 8783
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How we can help

No matter where you’re at on your therapy journey, we offer a range of services, programs and evidenced-based therapies to realise your goals.

Please note, available services and programs vary between clinics, so please check with your local clinic about their therapy services.


As part of your therapy journey your therapist we may recommend some specific therapy programs to assist in achieving your goals including:

When working with children we use a family-centered model, supporting caregivers and children to develop skills, knowledge and understanding as we all work together.

Therapy support services for schools including screening programs, therapy support and education to help children improve participation and reach their full potential.

Meet our clinical manager at Frankston

Elizabeth Briggs

Dr Elizabeth Briggs

Clinical Manager

Elizabeth is a registered clinical psychologist and member of the Australian Psychological Society. She has a Doctor of Clinical Psychology and provides counselling services to children, adolescents and adults both at the clinic and at schools. Elizabeth’s professional interests are in Autism Spectrum Disorder, anxiety, parenting support and childhood challenging behaviours.

Elizabeth has experience in early intervention and working with children on the autism spectrum. She has worked as an Applied Behaviour Analyst (ABA) therapist and program supervisor, and works with children and adults using Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Behaviour Intervention and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

Elizabeth finds her work as a clinical psychologist rewarding and enjoys working with people from a variety of different backgrounds and life stages. She has a warm and supportive treatment approach and is dedicated to assisting her clients.

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Early Start Australia is part of the APM Group, a global human services provider now enabling better lives for more than 1 million people each year. To view all current opportunities to join our team visit the APM Careers website by clicking the button below.

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Clinic contact details

50 Bondi Ave
Frankston VIC 3199


03 9596 8783

Opening hours

Monday : 9am - 5pm
Tuesday : 9am - 5pm
Wednesday : 9am - 5pm
Thursday : 9am - 5pm
Friday : 9am - 5pm

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