How can psychology help?

Based on years of training and experience related to biology, mental processes, and social relationships and interactions, a licensed Psychologist can identify and help you overcome the obstacles that inhibit you from leading a happy fulfilling life.

Together, in a confidential and supportive environment, you and your psychologist will work to understand and resolve the problems that have been stopping you from living well.

How can psychology help?

Based on years of training and experience related to biology, mental processes, and social relationships and interactions, a licensed Psychologist can identify and help you overcome the obstacles that inhibit you from leading a happy fulfilling life.

Together, in a confidential and supportive environment, you and your psychologist will work to understand and resolve the problems that have been stopping you from living well.

What is Anxiety?

Everyone feels stress or worry from time and time. This level of worry will come and go and tends to by limited in its impact on our overall quality of life.

Relationship Counselling

Have you ever been shown how to be in a successful relationship? Chances are, no-one has taught you the strategies that will work for you and so you have found yourself in a less than desirable situation. Your current relationship is the result of beliefs developed over a lifetime. If you want to change the quality of your relationship you need to understand what is causing you both distress and how those issues are impacting both of you.

Relationship counselling is not about assigning blame, finding fault, judgment or telling you what you should do. Relationship counselling is about helping you to understand each other better, identifying unhealthy patterns and to find solutions that work for you as individuals in your unique relationship.

Wellbeing

There are times when psychological symptoms such as stress, anxiety, or depression can become significant enough to interfere with daily function and wellbeing. At these times, speaking with a caring professional can help to alleviate your symptoms and get you back on track. Living Well Psychology Clinic values the role of supporting you in reaching your personal goals via evidence based interventions.

Common Treatment Areas
Anxiety (including generalised anxiety, OCD, phobias, panic disorder and social anxiety), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Trauma, Depression, Self esteem concerns, Grief and Loss, Major Life Transitions, Disordered eating and other life controlling addictions, Self Esteem and Personal Growth, Adjustment to stressful life events at home or in the workplace.

Personal Growth

The clinicians at Living Well Psychology Clinic can support you in reaching your personal goals via evidence based interventions. Whether these goals include improving your parenting relationships, enhancing your career or achieving physical wellbeing, our team are equipped and available to provide you with the support you need to realise your goal and live your best life!

Did you know that one of your motivational drivers is to play, create and dream? When you need water you will recognise that you are thirsty, when you need food you will recognise that you are hungry and when you need to play, dream or create you may recognise that you feel bored or stuck. Try this .... next time you are feeling frustrated, blasé or spiritless, let your curious mind take you to something that fills you with wonder, and have a play or get creative ... you will be amazed at how good it feels ! ... See MoreSee Less

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Isn’t it true that acceptance can often be so tricky ? Accepting pain or injustice or loss is not easy but if we want good mental health we have to find a way to make space for the realities we face even when uninvited. Hopefully these sore moments (or chapters) pass swiftly but while they remain, mindfulness presents us with the opportunity to practice “radical acceptance”. This doesn’t mean that you endorse the pain, or the loss or the injustice and this type of acceptance doesn’t mean that you approve of the reality you are facing, it just means that you acknowledge that it is what it is, and process the feelings it triggers with compassion and curiosity. Pain is inevitable but lasting suffering really is optional. Take a mindful moment next time you face difficulty to just let it be and see what it feels like to radically accept in the moment ! ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

Living Well Psychology Clinic Erina

Co-regulation leads to self-regulation. Pure and simple. ... See MoreSee Less

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This is a lovely illustration on how we live with grief ....

BBC Two
'You don't get over grief, you just learn to have it as part of your life.'

This analogy of how we deal with bereavement is absolutely spot on...
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When was the last time you had fun? Pure “just for the sake of it” senseless fun. Even grown ups need to walk in puddles and count the stars. Adults can confuse distraction or even self medicating with fun (Netflix, wine, chocolate) and while these things have their place, they don’t fully cater for our need to sometimes just lose ourselves in the moment and let the kid in us play. Building in time to simply play facilitates good mental health ! Make sure you play ! ... See MoreSee Less

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In keeping with our self compassion focus, I challenge you to think of three qualities you really like about yourself today and try and use them while you’re out and about ... then give yourself some love for bringing your best out today 💕 ... See MoreSee Less

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Self compassion time ! Take the challenge xx ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy Easter from the team at Living Well ! ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

Living Well Psychology Clinic Erina

What a lovely insight .... very true !

Story of This Life
Thank you moms for being there in every normal, mundane moment. Happy Mother's Day!
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Our sense of self (self concept) largely determines our behaviour. Get to know yourself, like yourself, nurture yourself and watch the good behaviours flow ! Best part ... this is particularly true for our children where we have so much influence. Kids act from their self concept so let’s make sure we keep up that positive influence on their emerging sense of self so that they can flourish internally and behaviourally! ... See MoreSee Less

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