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Jill Buchanan

Registered Psychotherapist (PBANZ) Child & Adolescent Specialism, NZACAP member, MHSc Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy (AUT), Grad. Dip. Child & Adolescent Mental Health (AUT), Grad. Cert. Expressive Therapies (AUT), BSoc Sci (UCT, SA).

Remuera: 568a Remuera Rd, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Phone: 021 0657535, Email: jillbnz@xtra.co.nz

Jill offers individual psychotherapy to all children and adolescents by creating a trusting relationship in an age-appropriate therapy room. Jill focuses on the child’s internal world that influences their emotions, relationships and behaviour. She supports and facilitates clients to find a more interpersonally fulfilling and behaviourally appropriate way of coping with their environment.

Jill also offers attachment based-dyadic therapy with babies or pre-school children and their parents. Jill is able to support young children and their families who are experiencing difficulties in everyday life.

Approaches and modalities:

Psychodynamic therapy, Attachment therapy and Expressive therapy.


Assessment and treatment for;

  • attachment problems
  • anxiety, separation anxiety, panic attacks and social anxiety (incl. selective mutism, school refusal)
  • bullying and friendship issues
  • anger and aggression
  • grief and loss
  • nightmares, sleep and eating problems
  • adjustment problems including parental separation and immigration
  • effects of trauma, abuse and neglect
  • child-parent relationship problems
  • enuresis and encopresis
  • effects of chronic illness and death in the family
  • other forms of emotional distress


Jill’s experience as a therapist working with children, adolescents and their families includes community agencies, a district health board and private practice. Jill is a parent and has also worked in the corporate world for many years.


568a Remuera Rd, Remuera, Tuesdays and Wednesdays


$130 (for 50 min session)

Enquiries welcome:

Enquiries welcome:

Email on jillbnz@xtra.co.nz or phone 021 0657535.