Auckland Therapy Useful Links

Useful link to some community organisations and government funded services that offer information, support, counselling and other psychological services.

Aids Foundation

NZ Aids Foundation

Anger Management Courses

Man Alive
Friendship House
North Harbour Living Without Violence

Child & Family Services

Barnardos Family Services
Werry Centre (child mental health)

Citizens Advice Bureau


For advice on services in your area
Citizens Advice Bureau

Community Resources Directory

Engage Aotearoa compile and extensive
directory of community resources

Depression Information & Support

There is a way through (as with JK on TV)
The Low Down
Beating the blues
Beyond Blue

Gay, lesbian, bi & trans

Outline : GLBTI information, support, counselling & referral

Grief Organisations

Grief Centre
Skylight (particularly children & teens)

Government District & Regional Services

Health Point (Ak DHB services)

Low Cost Counselling Options

Home & Family Counselling
AUT Psychotherapy Clinic (adult & child services)
Family Court
Family Action: Whanua Toa

Men's Support Organisations

Man Alive
Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse Trust

Mental Health Support

Recovery Solutions
Connect Supporting Recovery
Equip Community Services
Mental Health Foundation
Supporting Families in Mental Illness
Framework Trust
Auckland DHB Community Mental Health
Emergency Crisis Response Team
0800 800 717


Kids link


Phobic Trust

Professional Organisations

NZ Association of Counsellors
NZ Association of Psychotherapists
Psychotherapists Board

Phone Helplines

Need to talk? (24 hour) - general mental heath and alcohol and drug advice and referrals. Free phone or text 1737
Healthline - free advice (including mental health issues) from trained registered nurses - (24 hour) 0800 611 116
Lifeline (24 hour) (09) 5222 999 within Auckland.
0800 543 354 outside Auckland
Youthline (24 hour) 0800 37 66 33 (free phone from landline)
Auckland Sexual Abuse Help Crisis Line (24 hours) (09) 623 1700
Gambling helpline (24 hour) 0800 654 655
Kidsline - for kids (4pm - 6pm weekdays) 0800 KIDSLINE (0800 54 37 54)
Outline - Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender (9am - 9pm, Mon - Fri. 6pm - 9pm, Sat, Sun & Holidays) 0800 OUTLINE (6885 463)
Samaritans (24 hour) 0800 726 666
What's Up - for kids and teenagers. (daily from 1pm - 11pm) 0800 942 8787


Talking minds - website for young people experiencing psychosis

Residential Psychiatric Services

Ashburn House (Dunedin)

Hearts & Minds (Raeburn House)

A range of low cost groups, workshops and programmes addressing, stress, anxiety, depression, self confidence, sexual abuse etc

Sexual Abuse

Auckland Sexual Abuse Help
Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse Trust
Safe to talk : Sexual harm helpline

Transgender / Transsexual

Agender (Gender issues)

Post Natal Depression

Post Natal Distress
TABS: Trauma & birth stress


Mindfulness (University of Auckland website)

Victim Support (NZ Police)

Victim Support


If you or someone close to you is seriously unwell or at imminent risk of harming themselves or another please seek urgent medical attention, immediate advice from a telephone help line such as Healthline 0800 611 116 or immediate help from emergency services 111, or the new mental health emergency service (phone or txt) 1737.