Background

I trained as a Clinical Psychologist in the UK and I qualified with a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2007. I worked as a Clinical Psychologist in the NHS for over seven years providing one-to-one therapy to adults, running therapy groups and supervising junior therapists in London.

I am registered with the NZ Psychology Board and I am an associate member of the NZ College of Clinical Psychologists.

Approach

I emphasise building a supportive therapeutic relationship as it is the foundation of effective therapy. I provide short to medium term psychological interventions to help you move forward with the challenges your facing. My approach is structured around your needs and goals.

I use an integrative approach and I have trained in:

  1. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  2. Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT)
  3. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  4. Mindfulness

Areas of Specialisation

I provide personalised interventions to deal with a range of mental health and wellbeing issues.

  1. Anxiety
  2. Burnout
  3. Depression
  4. Life changes
  5. Panic anxiety
  6. Psychological trauma
  7. Self-doubt
  8. Social anxiety (including public speaking)
  9. Work stress

Fees

Fees are $180 including GST per 60 minute session.  Payable by bank transfer on the day of the appointment. Cancellation fees apply when less than 24 hours notice is given. The full fee still applies in cases of late arrival on the day.

Making an Appointment

I offer appointments on Wednesdays and Thursdays. To arrange an appointment please email me at drclaire@protonmail.com I will respond promptly.