Rosemarie Nugent, Counselling Psychologist

Rosemarie Nugent

Rosemarie Nugent, Counselling Psychologist, is the principal of Manly Pittwater Psychology.  She has been counselling individuals, couples and families for eighteen years. As well as conducting a private practice during this period, Rosemarie has worked within a number of community settings including the Smith Family (as a welfare worker), Family Drug Support (providing phone support to families), and the former Department of Community Services (as a child protection caseworker).

With years of her own life experiences, Rosemarie understands personal challenges as well as the challenges of family life and being a parent. In her practice today, Rosemarie provides psychological services in the following areas :

  • Helping individuals develop strategies to deal with issues such as anxiety, depression, low self-esteem and grief & loss
  • Counselling clients who wish to enhance their general wellbeing or who require assistance with adjustment to significant life changes, e.g.  loss of loved one, unemployment or relocation for work
  • Professional advice and support for parents of children and adolescents
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for children and adolescents dealing with anxiety, depression or low self esteem
  • Relationship counselling for couples


  • Diploma of Professional Counselling – Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors (AIPC)
  • Bachelor of Arts – Psych – Macquarie University
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology – Macquarie University
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Psychology – Macquarie University
  • Registered General Psychologist (PSY0001634571) – Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
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