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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.

Teen 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 practice serving the Upper North Shore of Sydney.  Located in Gordon, we provide a wide range of mental health 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.

Taking those first steps to see a Psychologist can be daunting. At The Centre For Effective Living we take those steps with you. Psychologists 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 Psychologist for you.

End of Year BURN!

End of Year BURN!

At 7:30pm I was flopped on the bed - spent. My husband walked in and wondered if I was alright? Well...if you are going to ask a Psychologist this question, be prepared for the full analysis... In the middle of office renovations, moves, lots of farewells, the general...

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Post Natal Depression in Dads

Post Natal Depression in Dads

Most people are aware that postnatal depression and anxiety effect women, but few people are aware that up to 10% of new Dads can experience these struggles as well. In fact, depression affects 1 in 10 Dads between the first trimester and the year after the baby’s...

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