NB : I’m currently fully booked and unable to take new clients
Building your internal anchor to achieve wellbeing.
Client Types : Adults & young adults (18+). I offer short or long term therapy and work with people from diverse backgrounds.
Specialisms : All general issues including stress, anxiety, depression, critical mind chatter, re-occurring and damaging patterns of behaviour, relationship difficulties, communication difficulties, difficulties in making decisions, feeling overwhelmed, and grief.
I have expertise in working with people who are not comfortable in, or fluent with their emotions, and who prefer to think in the more familiar zones of logic, rationale and intellect.
I also specialise in how physical symptoms may relate to how you feel and vice versa by exploring your emotional story. This perspective is supported by the 21st century understanding of whole person healthcare, where life experiences, feelings and how different parts of your life may have impacted on your physical and mental health.
Approach : I employ Psychodynamic Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. These approaches are based on well proven research to bring about lasting change. In each session, I support the sharing of your thoughts and feelings in a space that is non-judgmental, comfortable and safe.
Background and Experience
After careers in business and teaching, I completed the Moativational Medicine course (only one of two New Zealanders to graduate) focussing on understanding how the body ‘expresses’ its emotions. To build on these understandings, I completed the Graduate Diploma in Psychology (University of Auckland) and the clinical psychotherapy training at AUT graduating with a Masters in Psychotherapy (Hons). This included a placement at the Immunology Department (Auckland Hospital) and three years in the AUT Clinic. I am now in private practice in Birkenhead and Parnell.
Birkenhead: Hinemoa House, 184 Hinemoa Street (Monday, Wednesday and Thursday)
Parnell: 205 Parnell Road, Parnell (Tuesday only)
Online: Via Zoom, Skype, WhatsApp (daily)
Transport and Parking : On-street parking. Easy access to public transport.
Fees : $130.
Contact : To make an appointment or for further information contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org or 0274 598 426