My role is to work with you to make positive changes in your life that suit you.
I provide a confidential, objective, professional and non-judgemental perspective. I can give you skills to cope with problems more effectively. This will help build emotional strength, address problems and improve your quality of life.
Experienced, Qualified, Professional
I am an experienced and qualified counsellor and family mediator. I have worked in counselling and related fields since 1982. I started my own counselling practice in 2005 and have had over 9000 face to face counselling hours and a broad range of issues from depression, anxiety, grief, life's challenges to severe trauma. I am originally from America and I have been in New Zealand for 23 years. I have worked with clients from diverse backgrounds and ethnicities including Maori, Pacifika, European and Asian.
My professional qualifications include a Master of Counselling, a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, and a Diploma of Social Sciences. I regularly attend training workshops and seminars for ongoing professional development.