INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY COUNSELLING
Who We Are
Elder Associates Limited is a private and confidential service organization that provides a full spectrum of psychological services to individuals, families and organizations. Our mission is to enhance the professional delivery of psychological services in a culturally diverse environment. Special focus is placed on the needs of families in Trinidad and Tobago and the wider Caribbean region. The Council on Accreditation has accredited Elder Associates Limited for meeting the highest standards of professional performance as an EAP Service Provider.
Individuals, couples and families may access counselling services to enhance their emotional well-being. Counselling services are ideal for families that recently experienced loss, trauma or unexpected changes. Parents can also benefit from family counselling when they have questions about how to approach the emotional or behavioural challenges faced by children.
Culturally relevant testing services are provided; including psychological evaluations, psycho-educational evaluations and pre/post employment psychological screening. Psycho-educational evaluations are useful for children and adolescents who are experiencing difficulty learning or meeting academic standards. Adults who have had academic challenges also find psycho-educational testing to be helpful when setting career or educational goals.
Confidentiality is highly valued at Elder Associates Limited. It is one of our Core Values. We respect our clients’ right to privacy at all times.
At Elder Associates Limited (EAL) we are very careful to ensure confidentiality of all client and staff personal information. All staff, employees and affiliates employed by EAL are required to treat all client information with the utmost confidentiality. All employees and affiliates are expected to abide by this policy.
The principle of this procedure is to ensure that the safety of those in contact with EAL is maintained and that their rights are protected. EAL is committed to maintaining high standards of confidentiality in all aspects of its work.
Access to Services
Elder Associates Limited can be reached 24-hours per day at our access number: (868) 622-6594
If you mention that you learned about our services on the GRAPES website, you will be offered your initial assessment free of charge.
Resources for Parents
Coping with Trauma, Loss and Change
National Childhood Traumatic Stress Network
Tips for Parenting
American Psychological Association Parent Resource Page:
The Trinidad Building and Loan Association (TBLA) was established since 1891 to provide mortgage financing for home ownership, credit facilities and wealth creation for its members and customers. TBLA is a permanent Building Society incorporated under the Building Societies Act Chapter 33:04. of Trinidad and Tobago.
The Association’s purpose is to positively influence its members’ standard of living which transcends into their community life and by extension the wider society. All this lends itself to contributing to national development through the provision of mortgage loans and wealth creation opportunities. Allowing members and customers to own their own homes through the provision of affordable mortgages and at the same time giving them the opportunity to save and invest to enhance their wealth, would affirmatively contribute towards good family life and community living.
The objectives of the Association are to raise funds from customers and members and to make loans available to purchase, construct or renovate their homes.
The overall responsibility of looking after the affairs of the Association rests with the Board of Directors. The day to day responsibility for managing the Association is done by the Chief Executive Officer, who is appointed by the Board. Other employees and staff are recruited to assist in managing and running the organization.
At the end of each financial year, the Association holds its Annual General Meeting where members having shares in the organization would be allowed to attend and participate in decision making and policy direction- setting of the Association. Special General Meetings are called periodically for members to consider specific issues affecting the Association.
The Association’s beautiful architectural building is ideally located on 89 Queen Street, Port of Spain, (Corners Queen and Chacon Streets) in the heart of the city Port of Spain, Trinidad.
Three years ago, the Association embarked on a transformation initiative aimed at improving the quality of service it provides to customers and members. This initiative created an innovative culture and new operating systems to better satisfy the needs of our current and prospective members.
The Association has now positioned itself to provide superior products and services relative to our competitors, so that the organization can continue to grow and prosper well into the 21st century, while sustaining its rich history and values.