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Child Psychology

Helping little people and their parents with big feelings and challenges. Young children can feel and express a lot of big feelings.

Adolescent Psychology

Not quite child & not yet adult, the Teen years are a time of identity development. We stand in the storm of change and transition with you.

Adult Psychology

From small steps to the bigger goals we are here to support and empower your mental health and wellbeing to live an effective life.


The Centre for Effective Living is a Psychology and Wellbeing practice serving the Upper North Shore of Sydney.  Located in Gordon, we provide a wide range of mental health and dietetic services for individuals, families and children. If you or someone you love is struggling with an emotional or mental health problem, call us now to make an appointment – and take the first step in getting the support you need.

Our Dietetics is an integrated service for our clients who want to take care of their nutritional and physical health.  As a collaborative service you have the choice of booking in with a Psychologist and a Dietitian.



Taking those first steps to see a Psychologist and Well Being professional can be daunting. At The Centre For Effective Living we take those steps with you. Psychologists and Dietitian to the Hornsby, Gordon and Upper North Shore community we are a group practice with a collective experience of over 50 years.  We make sure you are matched with the right therapist for you.

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Jessica Tilbrook our Dietitian is a Registered NDIS provider, meaning she can provide nutritional consultation to participants receiving NDIS funding. If you have an NDIS plan with goals related to Health and Wellbeing or Improved Daily Living Skills she can meet with you to develop a personalised treatment program. You can book online here and indicate you are an NDIS client.
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