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(Please note: I am unable to answer specific counselling related questions via email or the contact form.  As I consult and works in school, I am also not taking on new private clients, for one-on-one counselling sessions, currently. Psychological Societies have a list of psychologists in your area. Alternatively, your GP should also be able to assist with recommendations.)








My name is Collett Smart. I am a psychologist, qualified teacher, speaker and internationally published author. I have 25 years’ experience working with young people and their families, in private and public schools, as well as in private practice. I am also ‘Mum’ to 3 children.

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The ‘Raising Teens’ Podcast


They'll Be Okay! - Pre-order now.

THEY'LL be OKAY! - Australia/New Zealand Edition

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Kim McCabe

"They’ll be Okay is an essential parents’ toolkit.  Positive and practical.  It is packed with good advice for parenting through all your child’s ages and stages.”  

Author & founding director of Rites for Girls

Steve Biddulph

“I was immediately drawn in ... pitched so well in tone and content – readable but not dumbing down the subtlety or complexities of relating ... I am finding my thoughts extended and understanding deepened by reading it. It’s really WELL DONE!”

Psychologist & Parenting Author

Gary Wilson

"THEY’LL be OKAY is brimming with awkward subjects and actual questions from teens/tweens. Smart supplies practical tips for dealing with them. Parental feelings of helplessness are likely to diminish substantially - replaced by confidence" 

TEDx Speaker & Author