NB: Blair regrets he is currently fully booked and unable to take new clients. Previous clients are still welcome to contact Blair and he will do his best to see them where space is available.
Statement of Purpose: Blair offers counselling and psychotherapy for individuals and couples, and has over twenty years experience assisting people to make important changes to the ways they think, feel, behave and relate to themselves and others. His goal is to assist people to work through emotional difficulties, change negative thinking patterns, develop effective coping strategies, improve relationships, understand repetitive problems and live their lives to their full potential. Blair uses clinically proven methods which are warm, friendly and time effective.
Specialisms: Blair has particular experience and expertise with:
Experience: Over twenty years experience in the counselling / psychotherapy professions. Blair has worked in private practice, at The Mensana Clinic, Youthline and in the public mental health sector (Eating Disorders Service ADHB at Greenlane Hospital and Marinoto West CAMHS at Waitemata DHB).
Approaches and modalities: Blair has an integrative approach to psychotherapy utilising clinically proven methods such as Mindfulness based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Couple therapy (EFT). He believes that effective psychotherapy needs to be tailored to the individual(s) and should address the emotional, the cognitive, the practical, and the interpersonal aspects of people's lives
Professional Accreditation: Registered Psychotherapist with the Psychotherapists Board of Aotearoa New Zealand (under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003). Member of the New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists.
Location: Grey Lynn: Afternoon/evening appointments Monday-Friday.
Costs: Individuals $160 (for 50 min session). Couples $160 (for 60 min session). Partial funding may be available through WINZ if you are a beneficiary or student. Payment is by cash, cheque or online banking.
Enquiries welcome: To make an appointment you can phone or text Blair on 021 437 080 or email him on firstname.lastname@example.org Please leave a detailed message so Blair can respond to you as soon as he is available. Questions are also welcome and you can contact Blair with the details above.