A warm welcome to The LifeWise Centre

At The LifeWise Centre, we offer highly skilled psychologists who will work with you to help in dealing well with your life.  Our team of caring professionals create a respectful and safe environment where you can be sure that your confidentiality will be guarded well.

Our offices are in Maitland and Warners Bay.  We provide counselling for depression, anxiety, trauma, stress, pain management, grief and loss, eating disorders, sexual assault, relationships, parenting and various other issues. We are accredited with NDIS and experienced in working with NDIS clients.

We are here to help you during the COVID-19 period

The LifeWise Centre team are still able to provide some psychological services in both our offices in Maitland and Warners Bay.  In addition to those services we are offering telehealth services to people who would prefer their consultations by video or phone.

You can feel confident that we are taking precautions to protect you and your family against the spread of COVID-19.  In particular we ask all our clients NOT to attend our offices if they or anyone in their household have any cold and/or flu symptoms, and to only come to our offices if they had made an appointment.  We are taking cleanliness precautions throughout the day both for our offices and our staff.

Everyone who comes to our Centres will have their temperature taken before entry, and if they seem unwell, our friendly staff will request that they seek suitable medical assistance and offer them telehealth services while they are unwell or isolated.

If there is any help or advice we can provide during this very difficult and often stressful time please call our offices on 49320432 and we will do our very best to assist you.

We are currently experiencing intermittent telephone issues.  If you are unable to contact us by phone we offer the following options:

  • Email us to admin@lifewise.com.au
  • Phone us again a little later
  • Use the enquiry screen at the bottom of this page

We thank you for your patience and understanding.

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