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(Please note: We are unable to answer specific counselling related questions via email or the contact form. General questions may be posed, which could be used as a blog topic.
As Collett works with schools, she is also not taking on new private clients, for one-on-one counselling sessions. Psychological Societies have a list of psychologists in your area. Alternatively, your GP should also be able to assist with recommendations.



Collett Smart is a psychologist, school teacher, speaker and author. Collett has worked with families for over 25 years and had the unique opportunity of working with young people around the world.  Her professional advice is regularly sought in the media. Collett is married with 3 children.



Raising Teens is a place where you will find current psychological research on teens and tweens, in practical terms. It also has information and links to well-known experts, on adolescent development, so that you can get on with the job that you do best. That is – supporting, connecting with and loving your teen.



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My name is Collett Smart. I am a psychologist, qualified teacher, speaker, podcaster and internationally published author, with more than 25 years experience working in private and public schools, as well as in private practice. I am married and have 3 children aged aged 22, 20 and 14 years-old. Welcome to Raising Teens!

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