I provide assessment & treatment of a broad range of difficulties including:
- Anxiety (excessive worry, OCD, social anxiety, phobias, panic)
- Low mood & depression
- Trauma & dissociation
- Grief and adjustment
- Eating issues in children
- Family relationship issues (not couples alone)
- 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 therapy clinic days are Thursdays only. Due to my limited availability I am not currently taking on clients with significant risk concerns or personality disorders. I provide specialized assessments on other days.
Clinical Assessment (90 mins) $350 (including GST) – required for most individuals & includes thorough assessment, diagnosis (if wanted) and formulation of a treatment plan
Therapy Sessions (50 mins) $225 (including GST)
Psychological reports are charged per hour of report writing (please ask for a quote).
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.
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 a registered Integrated Services for Sensitive Claims provider. I am not accepting new therapy cases, although am available for Supported Assessments or Treatment Reviews.
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.