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Lee Buckingham

MHSC (Psychotherapy, Hons), Dip Nurs NZRCpN, Grad Dip Psych Soc, Registered Psychotherapist.

Ellerslie: Robert Street Clinic, 37 Robert St
Phone: (09) 973 5950 or 021 056-9971
West Harbour: 021 056-9971
Email: Psychotherapywest@gmail.com

NB: Lee is on extended leave and not available for appointments

Statement of Purpose: Lee is an experienced psychotherapist who has a passion working with individuals, couples, and families struggling with daily life to help to support them on their path toward healing. She offers both short term change oriented counselling, and longer term intensive psychotherapy.

Specialisms: Intensively Trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), childhood trauma and abuse, self harm and suicidal urges, anxiety, stress, depression, relationship difficulties, anger problems, grief, life changes and emotional dysregulation. Lee works with men, women and couples.

Experience: With over ten years experience in counselling and psychotherapy, Lee has worked in the public mental health service and Private Practice.

Approaches and modalities: Lee is trained in both behavioral approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy psychodynamic psychotherapy, Schema therapy, MBCBT, Compassion Focused Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy and Mindfulness Training.

Professional Accreditation: Registered Psychotherapist with the Psychotherapists Board of Aotearoa New Zealand (under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003).

Location: Ellerslie; daytime and evening appointments available. Costs: $100 - $140 per session. Funding may be available through WINZ, depending upon your circumstances.

Enquiries welcome: For enquiries or appointments please contact Lee on 09 973 5950
or 021 056-9971, or email Psychotherapywest@gmail.com