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Susan Goldstiver

Registered Psychotherapist, B.A (Education) University of Auckland
Grad Dip Psychosocial Studies, AUT, Masters of Health Science (Psychotherapy, Hons) AUT

Level 2, 300 Great South Rd, Greenlane
Phone: 09 8464978 or 021 333021

NB: My practice is currently full, so I’m not accepting new clients right now.

Meet Susan: Passionate about guiding others through life and helping them to develop the right toolkit, Susan brings over 14 years experience and a long list of accolades and achievements to her role as a Registered Psychotherapist.

How can Susan help you? Susan offers both short and long term therapy. Whether you’re seeking help as an individual or as a couple, Susan can help you with the following, and more:

  • Relationship, marriage and parenting issues
  • Trauma and sexual abuse
  • Anxiety, depression and OCD
  • Dealing with grief and loss
  • Postnatal or antenatal depression and anxiety, birth trauma
  • Any form of psychological distress including suicidal thoughts
  • Sexuality, sexual orientation (LGBTQI), and gender identity, including dealing with the coming out/transitioning process and HIV/AIDS
  • Confidence building and problem solving skills
  • Cross-cultural issues

Specialist services: As well as her general services Susan has two core areas of specialisation:

  • Helping parents on their journey – from antenatal to postnatal depression and anxiety, post-traumatic stress after childbirth (birth trauma), attachment and bonding difficulties, Susan is ready to support any parent or couple struggling with adjusting to parenthood.
  • Sexual orientation, gender identity and support for the LGBTQI community. Having proudly raised a gay son, she is equipped with the tools to support anyone from this community on their individual journey towards leading a healthy, authentic life free from shame, including coping with the coming out or transitioning process.

Susan’s professional accreditations include: Member NZAP; PBANZ; Perinatal Mental Health NZ

You can find Susan at: The Parenting Place in Greenlane, handily located to Central, West, South, North and East Auckland. A lift to the second floor ensures pushchairs are welcome, and a child friendly café can be found on the ground floor.

What will your appointment cost? Appointments with Susan are $160 per hour for individuals and $180 per hour for couples.

When can you make an appointment? Susan’s appointment hours are Monday to Friday during the day, with several late nights available. Please note: appointments are not available during weekend hours.

Contact Susan today – enquiries are welcome: Call (09) 8464 978 or 021 333 021; or email