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Rob Francis | Addiction practitioner

124 Hobsonville Road - Hobsonville - West-Auckland
0616 Auckland
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Addiction Counselling Auckland & Anger management

My name is Rob, addiction practitioner in Auckland and online.


In my practice I see a lot of people with


> Patterns of problematic behaviour including:

  • Anger management
  • Anger and violence
  • Gambling
  • Pornography
  • Substance use – alcohol and other drugs


I also offer support for families of those presenting these patterns of behaviour.



Other issues?

I also offer help when you suffer from other issues, such as:


  • Mild to moderate depression & anxiety
  • See list below: Areas of counselling I can help with





Individual treatment

I offer personalised Private Treatment plans to support you to manage the impact of:

  • Anger
  • Gambling
  • Pornography
  • Substance use – alcohol and other drugs
  • Violence at home or in the workplace


Furthermore I offer:


  • Formal alcohol & other drug assessments
  • If you’ve been sentenced under Section 65 of the Land Transport Act 1998, we’re an Authorised Assessment Centre; we can assess your fitness to regain your license!



Service for companies 

  • Employee Assistance Support


  • Customised workplace programmes to support your employees to make positive lifestyle choices


  • Customised workplace treatment services for employees who:


- Have tested positive for alcohol or other drugs

- Present with anger or violence at work


  • Formal alcohol & other drug assessments for employees who may be at risk to themselves or others



I use a range of current best practice modalities including cognitive behavior therapy, motivational interviewing, relapse prevention and dialectical behavior therapy.


Would you like to know more or make an appointment, feel free to send me a message.




Online therapy

I typically offer support via the Zoom platform.

Qualifications and registrations

Qualifications and Training:

  • Graduate Diploma in Addictions AUT
  • Certificate in Addiction and Mental Health Supervision (Level 6)
  • National Certificate in Adult Literacy Education (Educator)


Current practicing certificates:

  • DAPAANZ registered Practitioner & Supervisor (Drug & Alcohol Practitioners’ Association)



Professional work experience

Currently in private practice utilising an eclectic blend of talking therapies and adult educational for:


  • Supervision
  • Assessments, Individual and group treatment for a range of problematic behaviours
  • EAP support including critical incident debriefing


Previously, I have worked in a variety of both Statutory and community roles including:


  • Advanced Practitioner (and Acting Clinical Manager) – Family Centre, Odyssey  
  • Case Manager – Te Whare Whakapiki Wairua (Alcohol & Other Drug Treatment Court Pilot Programme)
  • FVIARS Representative in South Auckland & currently in Rodney (Family Violence Interagency Response System)
  • Men’s Development and Family Resilience Programme Facilitator – Iosis 
  • Programme Facilitator – Department of Corrections



A 50-minute session costs $138 (incl. gst)


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