Positive Families is a specialist positive psychology practice providing a comprehensive range of specialised counselling and therapy for adults, adolescents, children and couples. We work with people across the broad spectrum of mental health – from therapy or treatment of mental health issues to building resilience and strengths to enhance well-being.
We are passionate about providing our clients with practical tools to cultivate their unique strengths in order to thrive and flourish. We are also accredited by the Attorney General’s Office to provide Family Dispute Resolution Mediation.
Our psychologists are bound by the APS Code of Ethics and are actively involved in ongoing professional education. What makes our team unique is the down to earth and practical manner in which we engage with our clients. We understand the importance of providing practical common sense strategies and solutions for life.
Larne is an experienced Psychologist who brings a refreshing and positive approach to her work with children, adults and families. She specialises in the areas of anxiety, phobias, depression, stress, childhood trauma, social cognitive difficulties, grief and loss, post-natal depression, relationships, blended family, parenting issues and mental health.
Larne has made contributions to various publications including Body + Soul Magazine, Girlfriend Magazine and Good Health. She has been a guest on the Talking Life program on 96.5 FM and has been featured in a two-part documentary series on SBS called Once Bitten: Love the second time around. More
Our Vision and Values
Our vision is to provide the highest standard of professional practice, whilst also producing a range of therapeutic resources based on the Confident Kids program. Helping our clients experience ongoing well-being and preventing future mental health problems is our goal. More