Sam is a registered psychologist and a Chartered Member of the Institute of Organisational Psychology. She has 20 years experience of working with clients and extensive experience as a leader at various levels within both public and private sectors. Sam specializes in therapy and coaching which fully recognizes intersecting identities and diversity. As a migrant to Aotearoa, she has lived here for 15 years. Prior to this, she worked in the United Kingdom and Australia.

Sam takes a holistic approach (spiritual, emotional, physical, and cognitive), and is interested in clients’ stories. Her work is based on the belief that clients are the expert on themselves and that we are all unique.

Sam offers short and long-term therapy and coaching from a lens that is cross-cultural; drawing upon a range of psychological principles and theories. She is acknowledged for her ‘real life’ and strength-based approach.

Consistent with the ethical responsibilities of a psychologist, Sam receives regular professional supervision.

Areas of Specialism


Sam works with adults in the following areas:

  • Anxiety
  • Work related challenges such as stress and fatigue
  • Self-Identity and Belonging
  • General Life challenges
  • Challenges of the current Covid Pandemic

Leadership Coaching

Sam provides coaching and training for leaders across a range of industries. She specialises in working with teams and leaders to reach their full potential in alignment with their values and purpose.

Professional supervision

Sam provides an equilibrium of safety and stretch to nurture ongoing development whilst drawing upon contemporary Psychology. Sam works in collaboration with supervisees and supports the Continued Professional Development requirements of the New Zealand Psychologists Board.

Sam has a particular interest in working with fellow migrant, queer, and Global Majority therapists / mental health professionals; and with Psychologists wishing to further develop their competencies in these areas.


Depending upon which of the above specialist services you are needing, the rate normally ranges between $215-350 (+GST).

Appointments are available on Fridays only. Virtual appointments are being offered with a waitlist for face-to-face sessions.

Please email to make an appointment.

Sam is also registered to provide Wellbeing Support, Business Advice or Implementation support with Activate Tāmaki Makaurau.

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