Services

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. 

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). 

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.

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. 

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.