Counsellors in Hawkes Bay and Gisborne

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Anna Reeves - Hastings

Counsellor, Supervisor

Memberships : MNZAC
Qualifications : MCouns. BA (Education), B.Māori Art, Grad.Cert Health Science (Addictions), PostGrad Dip Merit Ed (Counselling & Guidance), Cert. Supv Health & Social Service

Anna Reeves - Hastings

Areas of specialty:

  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Grief and loss
  • Mental Health
  • Family Violence
  • Addictions
  • Sexual harm or abuse
  • Supervision

Anna is also able to support people experiencing stress at work, bullying, relationship problems, health issues and major life changes. She has over 11 years counselling experience utilising CBT, motivational interviewing, Te Whare Tapa Whā, Interactive Drawing Therapy (IDT), solution-focused therapy, family systems theory, the ecological/systems framework, transactional analysis, person-centred narrative therapy  response-based practice and art therapy.  Anna also has extensive experience working in kaupapa Māori services.


Bren Balcombe - Napier

Counsellor, Supervisor

Memberships : MNZAC
Qualifications : B.A.SS (Major Psychotherapy); Dip Psychotherapy; Professional Supervision

Bren Balcombe - Napier

Areas of Speciality:

  • Individual
  • Couples
  • Workplace EAP
  • Professional Supervision
  • ACC Sexual Abuse

Experienced but Down to Earth.

Over the last decade Bren has been working alongside many individuals, couples and families assisting them to address a wide range of issues. Bren is an ACC Sensitive Claims provider and  also provides Professional/Clinical Supervision (MNZAC).


Caryn Radburn - Gisborne

Counsellor, Supervisor, Careers

Memberships : NZANLP
Qualifications : Cert. NLP Trainer and Master Practitioner; Bach.Science (Psychology & Business) Approved Supervisor –www.nzanlp.org.nz

Caryn Radburn - Gisborne

Areas of specialty:

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Grief and loss
  • Self Esteem
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Profession supervision
  • Professional development

Caryn is a very enthusiastic and committed change facilitator, knowing that positive change gives people a vast new source of energy and confidence to do life.  Caryn works with individuals and couples dealing with issues that are causing anxiety or stress, assisting people with strategies to move forward in their life, in a more resourceful, empowered way.

 


Jim Depree - Napier

Counsellor, Supervisor

Memberships : NZAC
Qualifications : PhD (counselling), Master of Counselling, Post Grad Dip Social Work, B.A.

Jim Depree - Napier

Areas of Specialty:

  • Couple Counselling
  • Trauma
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Supervision

Jim has worked in private practice for over 17 years while also working for several mental health and family services. The bulk of his practice is providing counselling for clients of ACC and also for a range of professionals and students who require clinical supervision.

Jim's approach is that problems are the problem, not people. He works with clients to deconstruct their experience in order to generate solutions that do them justice.


Jo Reyngoud - Flaxmere, Hastings

Counsellor

Memberships : NZAC
Qualifications : Dip Tchng, B.A., B.Couns

Jo Reyngoud - Flaxmere, Hastings

Areas of Specialty:

  • Anger management
  • Stress management
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Self-harm
  • Grief and loss
  • Bullying and Trauma
  • Work with children
  • Relationships

Jo has been counselling in Hawkes Bay since 2008. She works with individuals, couples and families, addressing a wide range of issues. Jo has a client-centred approach using narrative therapy. She also incorporates solution focussed therapy and interactive drawing therapy into her work with clients.


Kelly Whitewood - Hastings

Counsellor, Supervisor

Memberships : DAPAANZ
Qualifications : MHSc, BA (Hons)(Criminology) , CertCBT, DipHSc

Kelly Whitewood - Hastings

Areas of Specialty:

  • CBT
  • Anxiety disorder
  • Addictions
  • Depression
  • Psychosis

Kelly specialises in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy specifically when working with depression, generalised anxiety disorder, panic disorder, substance use disorders and psychosis. Along side this Kelly has skills in distress tolerance and mindfulness.


Klara Kiss - Hastings

Counsellor

Memberships : NZPS
Qualifications : M Sc (Clinical Psych)

Klara Kiss - Hastings

Areas of Specialty:

  • Work Stress
  • Anxiety and Mood disorders
  • Grief and Loss
  • Trauma
  • History of abuse (sexual, physical and emotional)
  • Sensitive Claims (ACC Integrated Sensitive Claims Provider)
  • Marital, Familial and other relationship changes
  • Eating problems and disorders

Klara is passionate about therapy and committed to doing her best to assist and support people she works with. Her practice has been strongly influenced by outcome research. Klara's goal is to provide Feedback Informed Treatment and practice include Solution Focused Therapy, Response Based Practice, Cognitive Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy and Narrative Therapy.


Louise Cullen - Hastings

Counsellor

Memberships : NZAC
Qualifications : Dip Psychotherapy, Cert Couns, Cert Social and Community Work

Louise Cullen - Hastings

Areas of Specialty:

  • Life changes
  • Relationship and Family issues
  • Abuse issues
  • Emotions: anxiety, depression, anger
  • Grief and loss
  • Work stress
  • Identifying strengths for future goals

Louise has worked in different counselling environments with men women and children. Louise enjoys people and views counselling as an opportunity to have a safe private space to regain and develop personal strengths and develop solutions relevant to the present. Louise enjoys finding creative solutions in her life and continuous learning.


Margaret Rishworth - Gisborne

Counsellor

Memberships : MNZAC
Qualifications : BCouns

Margaret Rishworth - Gisborne

Areas of Specialty:

  • Mindfulness
  • Trauma
  • Abuse

Margaret provides a safe space for people to share their challenges and find new ways of moving forward. She works with a range of cultures, an aspect of her work she particularly appreciates.

Margaret values each person's uniqueness and uses a variety of counselling approaches tailored to specific needs (e.g Narrative Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Transactional Analysis, and Interactive Drawing Therapy).


Pene Nepia - Wairoa, Hawkes Bay

Counsellor

Memberships : NZAC,NZCCA
Qualifications : Dip Pastoral Care and Counselling, Dip Counselling

Pene Nepia - Wairoa, Hawkes Bay

Areas of Specialty:

  • Individual Counselling
  • Relationship Issues
  • Grief and Loss
  • Abuse
  • Self Esteem
  • Anxiety and Depression

As a counsellor Pene will journey with you as you explore your difficulties and help you to develop new strategies for coping with life issues. This may involve focusing on emotions, thoughts and behaviour to develop a deeper awareness of self and what motivates you.


Rauna Harris - Waipatu, Hastings, Hawkes Bay

Counsellor

Memberships : DAPAANZ, Te Awhi Paa
Qualifications : Bachelor in Alcohol & Drug Counselling, Kaiwhakaruruhau a Iwi Diploma

Rauna Harris - Waipatu, Hastings, Hawkes Bay

Areas of Specialty:

  • One to one counselling
  • Alcohol & Drug counselling
  • Indigenous / Cultural counselling

Rauna follows the Maori ethical practices:
The principle of tapu – all people are sacred
The principle of mana – to protect and enhance the mana of people.
The principle of whakaiti – human kind walks with humility.


Sandy Ross - Napier

Counsellor

Memberships : NZAC
Qualifications : DipSocWk, Hakomi Psychotherapy Training

Sandy Ross - Napier

Areas of Specialty:

  • Grief and loss
  • Depression, Anxiety and stress
  • Relationships
  • Communication
  • Conflict resolution
  • Sexuality, sexual identity

Sandy has a particular interest in trauma and relationship issues. In addition to her counselling work Sandy also tutors in relationship courses.


Tim Mapel - Napier, Hastings

Counsellor, Supervisor

Memberships : NZCA, AMANZPA
Qualifications : MCouns(dist), BA

Tim Mapel - Napier, Hastings

Areas of Specialty

  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Grief and Loss
  • Stress
  • Crisis
  • Addictions
  • Relationships
  • Sexuality and sexual identity
  • Supervision

Tim has over 25 years experience utilising a range of professional approaches to meet client's individual needs and to help them achieve their unique potential. He has worked in residential, outpatient, and kaupapa Maori settings with individuals, couples and groups.


Zoe Alford - Gisborne

Counsellor, Supervisor

Memberships : MNZAC, DAPAANZ
Qualifications : BA Psych, PGCert.Couns, MCouns. (1st Class Hons)

Zoe Alford - Gisborne

Areas of Specialty:

Anxiety

  • Stress
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Grief and loss
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Cancer and/or terminal illness issues
  • Family dynamics
  • Attachment therapy
  • Mentoring & supervision

Zoe is an experienced supervisor and mentor of counsellors, nurses, doctors, managers, social workers, clergy, teachers, business people, & other professionals