Services

I provide assessment & treatment of a broad range of difficulties including:

  • Anxiety (excessive worry, OCD, social anxiety, phobias, panic)
  • Low mood & depression
  • Trauma
  • Grief and adjustment
  • Eating issues in children
  • Relationship issues
  • Family dynamics (including addressing family of origin concerns)
  • Managing emotions
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Psychological Opinion Assessment reports (various fields)

I see clients and families from all backgrounds, cultures and I am LGBTQI+ friendly. I work with children, teenagers and adults. 

My clinic days are currently Tuesdays and Thursdays only.  Due to my limited availability I am not currently taking on clients with significant risk concerns or personality disorders.

Fees

Clinical Assessment (80 mins) $300 (including GST) – required for most individuals & includes thorough assessment, diagnosis (if wanted) and formulation of a treatment plan

Therapy Sessions (50 mins) $195.50 (including GST)

Psychological reports are charged per hour of report writing (please ask for a quote). 

Please note couples seeing me for couples therapy will be asked to complete the comprehensive Gottman Relationship Checkup Assessment – which costs $29 USD per couple. 

Financial Assistance:

Some insurance policies provide subsidies for Clinical Psychology services. Please check with your insurance company prior to engagement with me if you are reliant on their funding. You may require a referral from your GP in this instance.

I am an approved I Am Hope therapist, which is currently offering payment of up to 2 therapy sessions for those aged 25 years and under who are unable to pay for sessions. Sessions are to be used weekly.

Some clients may meet criteria for partial funding for therapy via WINZ: https://www.workandincome.govt.nz/products/a-z-benefits/disability-allowance.html

ACC provides funding for therapy related to sexual trauma that occurred in New Zealand through the Integrated Services for Sensitive Claims pathway: https://findsupport.co.nz/about-acc/about-the-sensitive-claims-unit-2/

Sensitive Claims Assessments

I am currently available for Integrated Services for Sensitive Claims assessments funded by ACC. Please get in touch via e-mail to discuss my availability.

Cancellation policy:

If for any reason you are unable to make your scheduled appointment time please give me at least 24 hours notice of cancellation or payment of 50% of the session fee will be required. In the cases of recurrent cancellations, 100% of the session fee will be required.