Counsellors in Northland

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Carol Tolley - Ruakaka, Waipu

Counsellor

Memberships : NZAC, NZCCA
Qualifications : Graduate Diploma, Cert Counselling and NZ Comprehensive Nurse

Carol Tolley - Ruakaka, Waipu

Areas of specialty:

  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Stress Management
  • Grief, Loss and Coping with Change
  • Trauma, Family Violence/Abuse & Relationship Difficulties
  • Parenting/Family difficulties
  • Finding a Positive Sense of Self and Life Meaning

Carol has been Counselling for 15 years. She works with families and individuals of all ages. Her work is client focused using a variety of approaches to suit client needs including strength focused family therapy, parenting, narrative, creative and cognitive behavioural therapies.    


Dee Jones - Whangarei

Counsellor, Supervisor

Memberships : NZAC
Qualifications : B.A. Pretoria

Dee Jones - Whangarei

Areas of specialty:

  • Relationships and Abuse
  • Stress and Anxiety
  • Grief and Loss
  • Conflict resolution
  • Sexuality and Sexual Identity
  • Parenting Skills and Parenting Adolescents

Dee works with Aspergers and High Functioning Autism - which includes individual, couples and family, and functioning with HFA in the work environment and socialising. Dee methods include use of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Gestalt Psychoanalysis and Existential Psychology. Dee is registered with ACC for sensitive claims and for physical injuries.


Ian Frayling - Whangarei

Counsellor, Supervisor

Memberships : NZAC
Qualifications : M.Ed. (Counselling). PG Cert Supervision; Dip Teaching; B.E. (Mech)

Ian Frayling - Whangarei

Areas of Specialty:

  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Stress Management
  • Grief and Loss
  • Alcohol and Drug
  • Family relationships
  • Workplace issues

Ian has supported families facing loss and grief, including managing the trauma of tragic and untimely deaths through suicide or accident as a counsellor. His experience as a school counsellor included assisting students through family bereavement including tragic and untimely deaths of siblings, parents and friends. Having worked and lived overseas for many years, Ian has considerable life experience.

 


Jennie Gill - Whangarei

Counsellor

Memberships : NZCCA
Qualifications : B. Counselling ; Certified Imago Therapist

Jennie Gill - Whangarei

Areas of specialty:

  • Interpersonal issues
  • Relationship communication
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Personal Identity
  • Self Esteem
  • Grief and Loss
  • Anger Management

Jennie likes to journey alongside people in a manner that supports a collaborative approach to the issues that are brought to counselling. She believes in approaching challenges from a strength's based perspective she has a special interest in supporting those who have experienced the trauma of relationship betrayal. Her desire is to see clients emerge from their current situation empowered and resourced to go forward with a renewed sense of self and hope.


Josie Scott - Dargaville

Counsellor & Supervisor

Memberships : NZAC, CTAA (Creative Therapies Assoc Aotearoa).
Qualifications : MA , PgDipCreativeArtsThpy, CertCouns, Palliative Care, Sexual Abuse Couns, Clin Sup

Josie Scott - Dargaville

Areas of specialty:

  • Grief and Loss
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Stress management
  • Relationships

Josie offers Counselling for Adults as individuals, Couples or Family Groups. (and in her private practice she can also see children, adolescents).


Joyce Beehre - Whangarei, Dargaville

Counsellor, Supervisor

Memberships : MNZCCA
Qualifications : DipCouns, CertSup

Joyce Beehre - Whangarei, Dargaville

Areas of specialty

  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Grief
  • Relationships
  • Trauma
  • Spirituality
  • Stress

Joyce is primarily a person centred counsellor she works with a variety of modalities.  Her clients are both male and female and she works with Adults the elderly and also young people.  Joyce enjoys working with couples and facilitating groups.


Karen Gilmore - Paihia, Kerikeri

Counsellor

Memberships : NZAC
Qualifications : Bachelor of Science, Diploma Social Services (Counselling), Masters Counselling

Karen Gilmore - Paihia, Kerikeri

Areas of specialty:

  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Relationships (Individuals and couples)
  • Self-esteem
  • Trauma
  • Career counselling

Kathy Voice - Kerikeri

Counsellor, Supervisor

Memberships : NZAC, DAAPANZ
Qualifications : CertCouns, Post Grad in Addictive Process

Kathy Voice - Kerikeri

Areas of specialty:

  • Grief and Depression
  • Anger Management
  • Addiction Issues
  • Sexual Trauma

Kathy is an experienced Counsellor and registered Addictions practitioner with over 18 years experience. Kathy is also a Supervisor and Facilitator and is registered with both NZAC and DAAPANZ. Kathy works with individuals, couples and young people.


Lee Davey - Kerikeri, Paihia, Kawakawa

Counsellor

Memberships : NZAC
Qualifications :

Lee Davey - Kerikeri, Paihia, Kawakawa

Areas of specialty:

  • Narrative Therapy and Art Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Family Court Counsellor
  • Child and Teenage Therapy
  • Parenting

Lee works with individuals, teenagers, children and families.


Nancy Peterson - Kaitaia

Counsellor, Supervisor

Memberships : NZAC
Qualifications : CertCouns, A&D counselling and clinical supervision

Nancy Peterson - Kaitaia

Areas of specialty:

  • Anxiety and Depression
  • PTSD (trauma of violence and sexual abuse)
  • Relationships
  • Pain Management

Nancy's worked with individuals, couples and groups, and has over 19 years experience in counselling and providing Clinical Supervision. Nancy has trained in CBT, EFT and TAT, from the new branch of Energy Psychology. These techniques provide fast and effective relief from many problems. Nancy's overall aim is to teach people how to acquire the skills to deal with their problems themselves and to relieve lifelong suffering.


Robyn Bigelow - Whangarei

Counsellor

Memberships : NZAP, Psychotherapy Association of Aotearoa
Qualifications : DipPsy, PgCertTranspersonalPsy

Robyn Bigelow - Whangarei

Areas of specialty:

  • Psychodynamic approach
  • Family therapy
  • Integrative Gestalt therapy
  • Trauma
  • ACC accredited
  • Family Court approved

Robyn utilises her training in transpersonal psychology to help people make meaning of their lives.


Ross Osborne - Whangarei

Counsellor, Supervisor

Memberships : NZAC
Qualifications : BSocSc, PGDipCouns, DipTchg

Ross Osborne - Whangarei

Areas of specialty:

  • Stress, Anxiety and Depression
  • Work Related Issues
  • Grief, Loss and Coping with Change

Ross has experience in using ACT, CBT and solution-focused brief intervention to address stress, anxiety and depression. He also provides relationship coaching (not extended relationship counselling) using Gottman-based interventions.


Sally Shepherd - Whangarei

Counsellor, Supervisor

Memberships : NZAC
Qualifications : BaCouns, CertSupervision

Sally Shepherd - Whangarei

Areas of specialty:

  • ACC Registered
  • Trauma counsellor
  • Relationship counselling
  • Drug and Alcohol

Sally's specialised skill is working with people who have experienced CSA trauma and are working through this process linked in with ACC sensitive claims. The therapies Sally primarily uses are mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral therapy and narrative along with acceptance and commitment therapy, solution focused approaches and Sally works collaboratively with clients, agreeing on goals together.


Samantha Cassidy - Whangarei

Counsellor

Memberships :
Qualifications : Dip Couns, Cert MH Addictions, Cert Social Science

Samantha Cassidy - Whangarei

Areas of specialty:

  • Relationships
  • Stress
  • Grief
  • Self Esteem and Confidence
  • Self-harming
  • Self-Care & Balance of Life
  • Maori Models of Working and Kaupapa Maori

Sam has walked alongside people with their journey in healing and personal challenges for over 20 years. Working with couples seeking balance in their relationships to individuals process of grief or goal setting, stress and self care, teens finding their identity or building confidence. Sam also ran a young womens' group learning life skills, communication and relationship building along with integrating the use of cultural knowledge, appropriate Maori models and Kaupapa to support Maori and whanau.


Sunday Tsoi - Whangarei

Counsellor, Supervisor

Memberships : MNZAC
Qualifications : DipCouns & Family Therapy, CertSupSkills, MPhil, BSocSc, BTheol

Sunday Tsoi - Whangarei

Areas of specialty:

  • Relationship
  • Stress, Anxiety and Depression
  • Cross-Culture Relationships
  • Trauma and Sexual Abuse
  • Self-Confidence, Personal and Professional and Business Development
  • Intergrative Nutrition and Health Coaching

No one likes to experience Ill Health in Life, Holistic health is Sunday's service core value, When you explore the change in your daily life and transform on a deeper level, you will surprise yourself. Learning to gain a comprehensive understanding of oneself, both mentally and physically is attainable. Sunday uses Solution focused therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Transactional Analysis (TA), and Imago relationship & person-centred counselling.


Susan Matheson - Kaipara, Rodney, Mangawhai, Wellsford

Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Supervisor

Memberships : NZAC
Qualifications : DipPsychosynthesis Psychotherapy, Dip Pscyhosynthesis Counselling

Susan Matheson - Kaipara, Rodney, Mangawhai, Wellsford

Areas of specialty:

  • Psychosynthesis
  • CBT
  • Maori Concepts of Health
  • Sexuality and Gender

An experienced and professional Counsellor and registered Psychotherapist who understands life and work in rural communities and cities. Susan has a strong bi-cultural and multicultural focus with extensive experience in health-related issues and marginalisation.


Tina Earl - Whangarei

Counsellor, Psychologist

Memberships : NZCCP
Qualifications : MA(hons) Dip Clinical Psychology

Tina Earl - Whangarei

Areas of specialty:

  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Stress and Depression
  • Social and Cultural issues
  • Families and Whanau

Tina is a registered consultant Clinical Psychologist who has been practicing in the field of mental health and wellbeing for over 25 years in Aotearoa NZ. Tina has a broad knowledge and experience working in range of settings and is currently in private practice; with experience in specialist mental health and family court work.


Virginia Anthony - Kerikeri

Counsellor, Supervisor

Memberships : NZAC
Qualifications : BA Dip Soc Sci (Counselling)

Virginia Anthony - Kerikeri

Areas of specialty:

  • Anxiety and Depression
  • OCD
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Relationships
  • Short term Crisis Counselling
  • Grief Counselling

Virginia has a holistic approach believing strongly in mind-body connection, she also has training in sex therapy with over 25 years Counselling experience. Virginia has worked in New Zealand in a Community Mental Health Centre, Child Youth and Family and also in private practice. In the USA Virginia spent over 6 years Counselling in a Rape Crisis Centre and also worked in a group psychology practice. Virginia is ACC Registered to work with Physical Injury and Sexual Abuse.