Welcome to The Resilience Centre
The Alpha psychologists at The Resilience Centre, previously known as Alpha Counselling Services, have an outstanding reputation for 20 years of supporting people in the northern suburbs of Sydney.
Our professional commitment is to personally provide care, confidentiality and experience in catering for clients dealing with all that life may bring. Each psychologist offers both support for common life experience and an additional range of specialist services for specific individual areas of need. It is not necessary to have a doctor's referral to The Resilience Centre. Appointments can be made over the phone and all calls are treated with the strictest confidence. Private health insurance rebates apply for clients with the appropriate cover and Medicare rebates apply with a referral from a GP after completing a Mental Health Care Plan.
Please peruse through our list of practitioners to find someone with expertise in the areas relevant to your needs. . Click here for further details.
If this is your first visit to a psychologist or The Resilience Centre, our short video will explain what you can expect.
Phone: 02 9869 0377
Parking: 1-2 hour street parking in Oxford Street
Off street parking is available for disabled and parents with young babies (please ring first).
The Resilience Doughnut is a model for building resilience in children and young people.
This model is being used by practitioners all around Australia, and is quickly spreading to other countries, including the UK, and NZ.
The 7 factors that resilient young people and adults have in common are illustrated in the shape of a doughnut. Ways of helping a young person through stressful times and building their resilience are shown using the simple common sense formula: “If something is working, do more of it”.
The Resilience Report provides a snapshot of the specific resilience characteristics of young people and provides avenues for intervention and ongoing support.
The Resilience Report uses the Resilience Doughnut interactive tool and two validated measures to asssist reach person to take a snapshot of their own resilience.
Wise Words, Musings, Reflections, Insights & Analysis. This book from the Resilience Centre Team is a collection of blogs on a range of popular and interesting topics written by our team of Psychologists.
For more information and to order your copy click here
WEDNESDAY NIGHTS 2017
These informal evening seminars for the general community, will provide psychological insights into challenging life issues.
TERM 1, 2017
15 February DEPRESSION & ANXIETY IN TEENS: Signs, symptoms and how you can help - Joe Alberts
8 March EMOTIONAL COACHING: Help children understand their feelings - Sarah Piper
29 March RESILIENT MUMS: Adjusting to life with young children - Ruth Fordyce
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These informal evening seminars for the general community, are presented by our experienced psychologists. They provide psychological insights into a variety of challenging life issues.
NEXT TOPIC: RESILIENT MUMS: Adjusting to life with young children
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