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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.


Here at the Centre for Effective Living 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. We are a group Psychology practice with a collective experience of over 50 years.
What to do if your child is being bullied

What to do if your child is being bullied

Bullying is a behaviour that is rarely tolerated in most workplaces.  What about in the school yard? Have you ever heard parents say that children should be left to “sort it out” or “toughen up”? I disagree! If we do not tolerate bullying of adults, how much less...

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