Welcome to Manly Pittwater Psychology

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. - Walt Disney  . . .  The greatest danger for most of us is not that we aim too high and miss it, but we aim too low and reach it. - Michaelangelo

In life most people encounter emotional experiences, positive and negative. Coming to terms with these events may be difficult. The cause of our feelings may be linked to any number of experiences in our day-to-day life and the distress can manifest in various ways. The outcome may cause us to become confused, depressed or anxious, all of which can ultimately affect our enjoyment of life and our relationships with the people closest to us. When these experiences become overwhelming, one may need to find a professional who is able to provide confidential and non-judgemental support to help work through various issues and gain back some control.  Manly Pittwater Psychology provides support for individuals (children and adults), couples and families. Rosemarie Nugent, Counselling Psychologist at Manly Pittwater Psychology, offers clients a relaxed, non-judgemental environment in which to work through their personal issues.  Flexible office hours with locations at Manly and Dee Why, both near public transport.   BULK BILLING for approved clients and Medicare rebates are available through the Better Access to Mental Health

Child Focussed Therapy

Child Focussed Therapy

Many children find themselves dealing with grief and loss following the break-up of the family, death or illness of a loved one, etc. Individual, child-focused therapy may assist the child to process their feelings and adjust to life changes. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) assists children dealing with general anxiety, separation anxiety or difficulties sleeping. Children learn skills which have the potential to significantly improve their general well-being.

Family Therapy

Family Therapy

A family may experience difficulties due to the loss of a loved one, unemployment, communication break-down or any number of other factors. Family Therapy provides a non-judgemental and safe environment where family members are given the opportunity to gain insight into the cause of distress. Various strategies may be explored in order to deal with life’s challenges.


1-2-3 Magic and Emotion Coaching

1-2-3 Magic and Emotion Coaching

In today’s fast-paced society with high-demands being placed on parents, families often experience increased levels of tension and stress. Children may react to these stressors with challenging behaviour. A parenting program such as 1-2-3 Magic and Emotion Coaching provides parents with skills to discipline children without the use of shouting, hitting or an excessive display of emotion.

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)

Teenagers often face challenges relating to anxiety and depression. These feelings may be caused by low esteem, conflict with parents or peers, academic pressures or any number of other factors. Speaking with a psychologist may help the adolescent to feel listened to and understood. The adolescent may learn to see the world in a more positive light. Using CBT, anxiety and depression may be significantly reduced improving general well being.