About me

Registrations & Associations

* Registered Clinical Psychologist with New Zealand Psychologists Board (registered since 2012)

* Member of New Zealand Psychological Society (since 2010).

* Member of New Zealand Insitute of Clinical Psychology (NZPS)

* Associate Member of New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists

* Member of Perinatal Mental Health New Zealand Trust

* ACC Approved Provider

My Story

I was born and raised in Northland.  After living in the Waikato and Auckland regions during parts of my training, I returned to Northland in 2007.

 

I have worked in the mental health and rehabilitation field since 1998.  I have also been involved with a range of charity events and have been a voluntary youth leader for over 20 years.

 

I provide psychological assessment, diagnosis and evidence-based treatment for a variety of mental health and emotional difficulties, including:

 

* Depression

* Worry/Stress/Anxiety

* Anger

* Trauma

* Loss and Grief

* Childhood Behavioural Problems

 

I trained primarily in cognitive-behavioural therapy and I also have an interest in using schema therapy, mindfulness, dialectical-behavioural therapy approaches and motivational interviewing.  I enjoy working with people of all age groups; however I have a particular passion for working with youth/young people.

 

I regularly attend supervision and maintain on-going personal and professional development.

My Training
Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology

University of Waikato 2014

Master of Arts. Second Class Honours (Div 1) in Psychology

Massey University 2007

“Thank you for the care and support that you have given towards me and my family.  Your kindness has meant alot...I will never forget what you have done for me.” Shevaughan.

Bachelor of Social Sciences

University of Waikato 2000

“I will be forever grateful for the wisdom, humour, intelligence, compassion and acceptance that you have given me these last six months.  Thank you!”. M, Hamilton.

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Northland

New Zealand

Tel: 021 62 65 69 or 021 127 1073