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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 and 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.

Welcome

The Centre for Effective Living is a Psychology practice serving the Hornsby and Hills community.  Located in the leafy Hornsby Shire suburb of Westleigh, we provide a wide range of mental health services for individuals, families and children. If you our 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 and Hills 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.

Self Esteem and Teenagers on The Autism Spectrum

Self Esteem and Teenagers on The Autism Spectrum

"Why don't I fit in?" "What's wrong with me?" "Why won't people be friends with me?" These are all common questions I hear from teenage clients on the Autism Disorder Spectrum. Self-esteem issues and difficulties establishing friendships are all common issues for...

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Workplace Bullying

Workplace Bullying

She talked to me about the confusion she felt. Was she justified for calling her a stupid ****? Sure she was learning the job still. However, she wondered if it was necessary to be put down constantly. She wasn't sure, but it seemed like she was getting rostered on to...

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If Your Child Is The Bully

If Your Child Is The Bully

Most children at one point or other will tease other children, but bullying is more than teasing. Bullying is defined as repeated verbal, physical or social behaviour towards another person that causes physical and/or psychological harm. With the advent of social...

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