Our brains are not designed to handle the constant demands of the modern world – the complexity and subtle and not so subtle stress of everyday life. This gets in the way of achieving our goals, living our values and achieving a deep contentment with our lives. Clinical psychology bridges the gap between our ancient brains and the modern world.
At Angus Munro Psychology, we will help you achieve a “software upgrade” to optimise your life. Years go by so quickly, don’t wait and waste another one living a life less than it can be.
To move past fear, anxiety, sadness, and bring back the mental clarity we crave in order to thrive – all you need are the right tools and understanding.
We are here to team up and support you moving to the life that you want. There is an old saying “the best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago, the second best time is now.”
Angus Munro Psychology
Evidence based counselling and therapy to achieve better, more effective results
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Angus is a registered clinical psychologist and clinic director in Sydney, Australia. The clinic excels in evidence-based therapies for a comprehensive range of difficulties and disorders. We also excel in helping people to develop career, business and life potential.
Angus has extensive experience in private practice, hospital and university research environments. He has also delivered anxiety programs at the renowned Anxiety Research Unit at Macquarie University.
Everybody is different, with different needs goals and values. We will optimise robust evidence based approaches to help you get where you want to go.
Evidence based approaches are at the heart of what we do. Having a robust evidence base helps you achieve efficient, sustainable change.
We scour the latest psychology and medical journals every month for the latest evidence based approaches so that you can be assured of getting cutting edge tools and systems.
We treat you like person rather than just someone with challenges, symptoms or road blocks in their way to the life they want.
Everything you say will be held in complete confidence. Whatever is said in our rooms stays in our rooms.
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Some of the most common disorders that people experience are anxiety and depression. Other conditions include stress, chronic worry, obsessions and compulsions, panic attacks, perfectionism, phobias, trauma, and many more.
Whatever you are struggling with, you don’t have to deal with it alone, and asking for help from professionals may be the kindest and most courageous gift you can give yourself. The skilled and sympathetic help of a therapist may provide the life skill or change in perspective that will lead you to the life you desire.
We at Angus Munro Psychology will walk alongside you with support and guidance to a better life.
Expertise includes educational background and experience: General psychologists must have, in addition to a university degree, two years of supervised experience. Clinical Psychologists, on the other hand, are specialists who have received in-depth training in treating complex psychological issues, and have received a Master’s Degree and/or Doctoral Degree in addition to an Honours Degree in Psychology.
A good psychologist should be continually developing their skills and staying current on new developments in evidence based treatments.
Meeting your counsellor in person is extremely important to find out if you are compatible, but you can visit their websites or blogs to gain insight into whether they might be a good fit for you.
See our main FAQ page for more information about Medicare rebate.
Appointments are usually scheduled based on your availability and counsellor can often adapt their hours to yours. At Angus Munro Psychology, we do offer appointments beyond normal office hours.
Call us today on 0290 561 779 to see us in person in Sydney or on Skype from anywhere in the world.
Upon your initial consultation, you will work in conjunction with your therapist to create a psychological treatment plan that is tailored to your needs, in terms of methodology and time frame. Most clients have weekly or fortnightly sessions initially, and during each 50-minute treatment session, your therapist will gently guide you through a process of self-discovery and help you learn new ways of thinking about or approaching the issues that are confronting you.
Normally the first goal is to provide treatment for the most acute symptoms so that you have the freedom to go deeper, into self-discovery, finding solutions to your issues, or developing life skills.
There is no one path in therapy, however. The goal is to challenge oneself without being overwhelmed; and to take each step in your own time, when you are ready. Your psychologist will be able to guide the speed at which the psychological treatment takes place, in order for your mind and emotions to process the changes that are occurring. Sometimes these changes are obvious; and sometimes the changes are happening under the surface.
In general, a psychological disorder is considered more severe than a psychological problem. Disorders tend to have clusters of symptoms that have a sizeable impact upon your life, while psychological problems may be have only one or two symptoms that are less severe.
You can do a brief screening of your Mental Health by clicking here, but we highly recommend seeing a professional, who will be better equipped to help you understand what factors are involved and what kind of treatment would best suit you.
Whether you have a disorder or a problem, keep hope, for both are treatable with therapy.
People with severe or chronic problems tend to need longer-term therapy, while acute symptoms may require shorter, more targeted treatment.
Long-term therapy can mean anything from six months to several years, and may benefit from medication. Ultimately, though, you are in charge of your therapy, and you should feel free to tell your psychologist what your goals and time frame are.
The only exceptions to the rules of confidentiality are in very specific situations when a therapist can break confidentiality. The main examples are when there are clear signs of imminent harm to another person or yourself, or in the case of a court order.
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Your journey to recovery starts here. Your journey to freedom from stress, freedom from anxiety, freedom from thoughts and worries that are holding you back. Wherever you are in life, however long you’ve been suffering from psychological and emotional challenges, we can help.
So let’s start! All you need is the courage to get in touch with us. Our team of qualified psychologists will take you through the rest. Call or email us now to find out more about how expert counselling and therapy can help you live the life you want to.
No matter where you are today, let’s start.
We provide easily accessible clinical psychology services in North Sydney, Crows Nest, Chatswood, St Leonards, and other areas within Sydney. Please call our friendly reception on 0290561779 to make an appointment today.
If you are outside the Sydney area, we can work together using Skype Therapy.