Background

Lucy Barnes is trained as a Health Psychologist and has worked extensively in medical and mental health settings for 13 years, including Auckland and Waitemata District Health Boards, The Cancer Society and The Anxiety Trust. Specialities include anxiety disorders, coping with chronic and acute health conditions, stress management and adjusting to major life change. Lucy believes in working together with her clients to create effective and long lasting psychological change.

Expertise

  • Anxiety disorders
  • Stress management
  • Depression
  • Adjustment and lifestyle issues
  • Grief and loss
  • Physical health problems
  • Sleep
  • Clinical Supervision

Therapy approaches include:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Mindfulness and Relaxation training
  • Counselling

Please note: Lucy does not take referrals for those who are self-harming or suicidal. Please see your GP for referral advice in this case.

Qualifications

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Psychology (The University of Auckland)
MSc Health Psychology (First Class Honours) (The University of Auckland)
BA (Double Major in Psychology and Art History) (The University of Auckland)

Affiliations

Registered psychologist with the New Zealand Psychologists Board, Member of the New Zealand Psychological Society, Institute of Health Psychology

Fees

Fees are $160 per hour plus GST.

Clinic hours are available on Fridays 10.00am to 6.30pm. Lucy is happy to discuss fees, training, and treatment approaches over the phone. 24 hours notice is required for an appointment cancellation or and $80 cancellation fee may be charged.

Making an appointment