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Our next Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Group is now open for bookings

The practice of mindfulness is shown to be a powerful tool in the improvement of various health and well-being indicators, both mental and physical. Due to the popularity and success of our last Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) Group earlier in the year, Lilley Place is excited to announce we will be facilitating a new round […]



Why Seeing a Psychologist is not just for the Mentally Ill

Sandra Berry from The Sydney Morning Herald shares why seeing a psychologist is not just for the mentally ill – http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/health-and-wellbeing/wellbeing/why-seeing-a-psychologist-is-not-just-for-the-mentally-ill-20170228-gun3f2.html


Parenting Evening – Presented by Dr Peta Lilley & Sonia Nazareth

“Promoting Resilience in Young People” A 1 hour introductory workshop for parents of all ages – presented by Dr Peta Lilley and Sonia Nazareth It is never too early to start promoting resilience in young people. It is an ongoing process and this brief introduction will provide parents and caregivers with some ideas and strategies […]


Merry Christmas from Lilley Place!

Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! “Maybe Christmas,” he thought, “doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas… perhaps… means a little bit more!” – How the Grinch Stole Christmas All the team at Lilley Place would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! We will be returning on […]


Introducing Psycho-Oncology Counselling

Lilley Place is excited to announce we have recently added a psycho-oncology specialisation to our range of services with the commencement of Samantha Clutton – a Clinical Psychologist with expertise in the treatment of cancer. Psycho-oncology is a targeted psychological intervention focusing on the impact of cancer which ranges from understandable worry in patients and […]


Therapeutic Apps

Check out these recommended therapeutic apps for building positivity, resilience and mental wellbeing, helping with OCD symptoms & supporting exercise scheduling. http://www.psychology.org.au/inpsych/2016/april/psych-online/


Group Program Starting Aug 28th

MINDFULNESS-BASED COGNITIVE THERAPY GROUP Lilley Place will be running this 8 week group program commencing on Sunday 28th August. The program combines cognitive therapy with meditation techniques to help participants to become more aware of unhelpful ways of responding to stress, improve coping and develop a greater appreciation of the things we often take for […]


Benefits of Pokemon Go!

I had a first yesterday with a young person on the spectrum educating me about Pokemon GO and catching two in session! Have a look at these fascinating articles about the benefits of this phenomenon. Dr Peta http://www.gizmodo.com.au/…/pokemon-go-can-teach-social-sk…/ http://www.autismpedagogy.com/…/explore-everything-with-pok…


Psychometric Testing

Lilley Place Clinical Psychology has invested in its own professional testing resources to enable routine, convenient, cost-effective and in house management of many areas of difficulty. Standardised psychometric assessments may be performed for children exhibiting difficulties with thinking, learning and/ or development. Psychometric assessments are used by psychologists to assist parents and teachers to gain a better understanding of […]