Services - Psychology and Well Being Hub Gordon

Centre For Effective Living

The Centre for Effective Living offers a range of psychological and health services to individuals and organisations through our Gordon practice. We take a collaborative, caring and understanding approach to counselling, therapy and assessments.

Services - Psychology and Well Being Hub Gordon

Childhood Psychology

Child psychology is a specialised field that focuses on the mental, emotional & developmental wellbeing of children. Child psychologists help families and children address many of the issues associated with childhood development & even more specific concerns.
Services - Psychology and Well Being Hub Gordon

Adolescent Psychology

This is the period of change, identity exploration & formation. Some adolescents need help to sort out the questions of who they are, who are friends they can trust, how to manage raging emotions or how to survive school pressures.
Services - Psychology and Well Being Hub Gordon

Adult Psychology

Emotion is what makes us human. Suffering following a trauma or a stressful and difficult time in one’s life is only to be expected. Psychologists can help in these instances by using different types of therapy techniques.
Services - Psychology and Well Being Hub Gordon

Burnout Coaching

Supporting you to find the balance between work, family, and you-time. Providing you with the resources to be the best version of yourself.

Christian Psychologists who share CHRISTIAN FAITH VALUES

Therapy with a Christian Psychologist

Spirituality is something that means different things to different people. There is good support to suggest that having a spiritual dimension brings about some positive impact to mental health. Not everyone believes in a higher power and we understand that this is so.

Our clinicians at The Centre For Effective Living come from diverse beliefs and backgrounds. Included in this diversity are many practitioners with a Christian faith.

We offer a service to all segments of community and do not prejudice or bias our therapy. We have found that there has been an increase in the Christian community who seek out Christian Psychologists of similar faith backgrounds and to this we offer a service to those who seek a Psychologist of a Christian faith.

Christian Psychologist Sydney

The Centre For Effective Living have Psychologists who are Christians. We understand that at times you may feel that you want to talk to someone who is on the same faith page as you.  

How It Works

Therapy will not replace your church community and does not take over the role of your pastoral team, however, it can be a place where you can voice your concerns and complexities within a Christian framework and know that your Psychologist will understand where you are coming from.

Clergy & Missions

We have a focus on helping vocational ministry workers to prevent burn-out, extend ministry longevity and help individuals and families through the unique (and often hidden) landscape of full-time vocational ministry. We have worked with missions agencies, bible colleges and churches to understand the unique needs and challenges staff and family face.

Marriage, Family & Kids

Are important to us and we feel especially privileged to be able to offer a supportive Christian environment to strengthen families and empower the youngest among us.
Services - Psychology and Well Being Hub Gordon

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Meet Nicola Hodren, Clinical Psychologist Registrar. Nicola Hodren (BPsychSc(Hons), MClinPsych) is a compassionate and dedicated clinical psychology registrar who values empathy, kindness, warmth and acceptance. Nicola is passionate about creating a non-judgemental space for solace, reflection, and growth.Nicola has experience working with adults, children and families and has worked in private and public settings. Nicola takes a collaborative approach to tailor evidence-based treatments to an individual’s needs. She has experience with a range of therapeutic approaches including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, mindfulness-based interventions and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy.Nicola is committed to continual learning and improvement by engaging in regular supervision, training opportunities, reviewing and contributing to research.Your wellbeing is Nicola’s priority and she is honoured to support you in your journey of growth and wellness.#psychologist #mentalhealth #therapy ... See MoreSee Less
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