David Read - Living Well Psychology

David Read

Clinical Psychologist

David completed his Master of Psychology (Clinical) at Bond University. He has an interest in working with late adolescents and adults experiencing difficulties with mood, anxiety, emotional regulation, adjustment, and drug and alcohol use. He has professional experience in both the public and private health sectors, inpatient and outpatient settings, and in providing individual and group-based psychological interventions.

David uses evidenced-based psychological therapies in his professional work and has completed training in Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). David has worked as a Clinical Psychologist in a variety of teams for NSW Health, and continues to work there on a part-time basis. He is currently available on Fridays.


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What to Expect At Your First Psychology Visit

What to Expect At Your First Psychology Visit

Going to see a Psychologist for the first time can feel really scary and nerve-wracking when you don’t know what to expect. Some of the things that my first-time clients say include things like: “I’m afraid I will be judged”, “I’m afraid you’ll think I’m broken or...

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Resting in Certainty

Resting in Certainty

In times of uncertainty it can be so easy to feel like you are adrift on an ocean not sure which way is North …not a great feeling. In fact, I often say to clients that psychologically, living in the “unknown” is one of the hardest places to live. We can usually face...

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Living Well Psychology Clinic

Top Floor Element Building
200 Central Coast Highway
Erina, NSW, 2250

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