*I only have limited availability for new referrals, in person in Christchurch or online outside of Christchurch and at times I am unable to take new referrals. Please contact me in regards to my current availability at [email protected] as my calendar is not always accurately synced to the booking information here. I am a nurse therapist and have worked within specialist mental health services for 17 years, both in New Zealand and the U.K. I have worked with a wide range of age groups including adults and also have extensive experience within the child and adolescent population. I love learning and updating my knowledge and skill base. I have trained in a number of treatment modalities such as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Role Theory and EMDR for trauma. I am also currently engaged in psychodrama psychotherapy training. I have worked with individuals who have chosen to start therapy for a number of reasons such as experiencing trauma, interpersonal challenges, life transitions, depression, anxiety, stress, and ADHD. I am passionate about working alongside people, supporting them to achieve wellness based on their individual needs and circumstances. I the mother of 2 children and enjoy exploring the outdoors, travelling, hiking and yoga.
Bachelor of Nursing,PGcert Specialist mental health,PGcert Interpersonal Psychotherapy,DBT Intensive team training DBTNZ,EMDR 1&2,child,recent events and group training
adolescents, children, adults
dialectical behavioural therapy (dbt), Eye Movement Desensitization And Reprocessing Therapy, mindfulness, Relational Psychotherapy