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Empowering people to make positive change in their lives.

Welcome to Dr Olga Lavalle & Associates

Welcome to Dr Olga Lavalle & Associates, a private psychology clinic in the heart of Wollongong.

Our highly-skilled team offer psychology services which are compassionate, caring and empowering, overseen by our Principal Clinical Psychologist Dr Olga Lavalle, who has more than 30 years’ experience in psychology and counselling.

Treatments and counselling are tailored to your needs, and informed by evidence-based best practice principles.

Whether you’re looking for help with an existing condition, support while overcoming trauma, or need relationship and family counselling, our team is here to help.

In these uncertain times, it’s more important than ever for us to take care of our mental health.

We are now offering telehealth appointments for new and existing clients, conducted using video conferencing or telephone counselling from the comfort of your own home.

Reduced fees are also available during the COVID-19 crisis.

Find out more about our Telehealth Services.

About us

Learn about our psychology clinic and our team of highly skilled Psychologists and Clinical Psychologists.

Our services

Learn about our range of services and assessments, for children, adults and organisations.

Nurturing your ‘plastic’ brain

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Coping in the time of COVID-19

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Adults

Mental health is about being cognitively, emotionally and socially healthy that is the way we think, feel and develop relationships will be determined by our overall mental health. When we are mentally healthy our learning, daily functioning, and productivity increases and have positive social relationships.

Certain mental health conditions can cause distress, impact on day-to-day functioning and relationships. We provide a warm therapeutic environment to help you improve your mental health.

We provide treatment for mental health conditions including:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Grief and Loss
  • Alcohol and Drug Use Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Childhood and Adult Abuse
  • Bullying
  • Self Esteem and General Wellbeing

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We pride ourselves on promoting positive mental health in the community. Contact us to discuss any consultations to community or sporting organisations on mental health issues.

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Workplace stress increases absenteeism, sick leave, high staff turnover, and decreases productivity. Contact us to discuss our mentally healthy workplace program.

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Workplace stress increases absenteeism, sick leave, high staff turnover, and decreases productivity. Contact us to discuss our mentally healthy workplace program.

Empowering people to create positive change in their lives.

Get a sneak peek of Dr Olga Lavalle’s book The New Normal

Have Questions?

Get in Touch

Suite 2 / Level 3
221-229 Crown St
Wollongong NSW 2500

Phone: 02 42445636
Fax: 02 42731167

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