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The Psychology Place is based within the Family Health & Wellness Centre at Kotara. Our team of highly skilled, experienced psychologists are committed to helping individuals & families bring about positive change in order to lead a fulfilling life guided by personal values.


Our Services

We offer therapeutic counselling for adults, teenagers, children & families 

across a broad range of areas, including:

  • Depression & sadness

  • Anxiety & related disorders
    (such as phobias and OCD)

  • Grief & loss

  • Relationship stress

  • Complex developmental trauma

  • PTSD

  • Sexual abuse

  • Eating disorders

  • Family breakdown

  • Behaviour issues in children

  • and many more ...

Our team

Meet the team


Valerie Huens

Valerie has worked
as a professional psychologist in both the community sector and private sector since 2004.  She has worked with individuals and families in the areas of intellectual disability, adolescent trauma and the school sector.




Useful Videos:

Dr Dan Siegel, The Importance of Mindfulness

Dr Dan Siegel, The Hand Model of the Brain

Steve Wells, Tapping

Dr Russ Harris, The Struggle Switch

Brené Brown, The Power of Vulnerability

Brené Brown, Empathy

Brene Brown, Boundaries

Alain De Botton, On Love

Kristen Neff, The Space Between Self-esteem & Self-compassion

Stan Tatkin, Relationships are Hard, but Why?

Mingyur Rinpoche, What Meditation Really Is

School of Life, Why our Partners Drive us Mad

School of Life, How to Stop Nagging and Start Teaching

School of Life, Why We Pick Difficult Partners

The Circle of Security, Parenting

The Circle of Security, Connection


Get in touch

Suite 15/Level 2 OTP House

10/14 Bradford Close

Kotara NSW 2289

tel 02 4956 3353 | fax 02 4957 0952

If you would like to make an appointment please give us a call. For other enquires, feel free to fill out the form below & one of our friendly staff will get back to you.

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