NZAC - New Zealand Association of Counsellors
The New Zealand Association of Counsellors (NZAC) / Te Roopu Kaiwhiriwhiri o Aotearoa is the national professional association that acts for and with counsellors to monitor and improve the service they provide.
Counsellors who are members of the New Zealand Association of Counsellors are professional and qualified.
Below you can find an overview of counsellors who are a member of the NZAC.
Therapists and counsellors in and near
Rating 5 out of 5
The average rating of all therapists and counsellors in and near is 5 out of 5 stars based on 8 reviews.
My name is Anna Arrowsmith and I am a Qualified Counsellor and hold full NZAC Membership. I have been in private practice for over 10 years in the Mid Canterbury area. You're welcome for individual (child, youth & adult) counselling and relationship counselling.
I provide counselling for people aged 13 upwards, including individuals, families, and adolescents.
I work with people who are recovering from trauma, having relationship issues, are looking for life development or change, are dealing with anxiety, depression, grief, anger, work and life stresses, and maternal mental health.
I welcome people from a diverse range of backgrounds, values, beliefs and cultures.
My name is Dora, Counsellor based in Auckland. However I can be contacted by anyone in New Zealand.
Most of my work is by phone but by arrangement I will do Zoom or Skype Sessions.
I offer both individual counselling and couples counselling.
I provide a warm, safe and confidential space for you to share and express your feelings, thoughts, and difficulties in your life.
I support you in the areas of: anxiety/depression, self-esteem/confidence, balance in your life, personal development, problematic use of alcohol and drugs, anger management and the psychological side of Autism and Asperger’s, OCD, ADD, ADHD and more.
I support you if you feel lost at sea without a clear idea of how to get through your current challenges.
I am a Blenheim based practitioner and I enjoy working with adults and couples, nurturing a collaborative relationship to support you in discovering personal insight and healing.
My name is Cate, and I work as a counsellor here in Christchurch. I offer Individual counselling for all life issues such as grief, anxiety and depression, trauma, support for living with chronic health issues, relationship issues and all the things that make life challenging at times. I am an ally for those identifying as LGBTQAI. l I work both face to face and online (within New Zealand).
I specialise in providing a wide range of effective therapeutic techniques for children and adolescents, adults and families.
I am passionate about the work I do and I am committed in providing beneficial therapy for clients affected by mental health related issues such as depression, anxiety, stress, trauma and grief.
Solution focused therapy, CBT and Mindfulness are some of the therapies, that I would apply when working with clients.
--- waiting list --- My name is Sindy. I'm a registered counsellor and I offer counselling in Gisborne. I enjoy working with adults and adolescents using a variety of therapy models. My approach to therapy is flexible based on the client’s needs.
-Counselling Petone - Lower Hutt: I'm a compassionate and professional counsellor with more than 17 years of experience of helping people. I have successfully treated people with issues that range from minor to chronic problems, such as anxiety, depression, difficult life transitions, panic attacks, ptsd, relationship issues, low self esteem, sleep difficulties, stress, trauma.
My name is Jo. I'm an experienced, certified and supportive counsellor in Mapua. I'm a registered member of New Zealand Association of Counsellors (MNZAC). People have been my focus throughout my career and am passionate about supporting people to be the very best that they can be.
I offer professional and confidential counselling for individuals, couples, and families. I also offer Mindfulness classes and coaching. People seek counselling for many different reasons. Some of the issues that bring people to counselling are grief, loss, stress and anxiety, depression, relationships, workplace bullying, trauma.
I am a registered counsellor and supervisor, with over 20 years experience. I currently provide these services via online platforms, or in the wider Motueka area by arrangement.
Hey! My name is Ben and I am a Master-qualified Counsellor who believes mental health is wealth.
I help people who are currently experiencing anxiety, depression and self-esteem issues take control of their mental health.
My name is Anne.
Sometimes in life we need a bit of help when we are hurting, feeling stuck, or both. In a session, we will gently explore what is happening, and find a way together to move forward.
You can contact me regarding counselling in any of the following issues: Anger management, Anxiety, Assertiveness, Depression, Frustration, Life changes and transitions, Life crisis, Personal or emotional problems, Relationship or family issues, Self Esteem and confidence, Social stressors, Stress manageme
Kia ora, my name is Lara, I am Pākehā and reside in Nelson, Aotearoa.
I provide a non-judgmental, compassionate, safe space for people and value the importance of the therapeutic relationship.Most importantly I listen to where people are at and work with you to help move forward and make sense of life’s challenges. I welcome people from diverse backgrounds, values, beliefs, cultures, abilities and age groups.
My name is Fiona and I have been providing individual counselling in Aotearoa NZ for the last 9 years.
I provide one to one counselling for adults- men, women, and non-binary people. I have worked with a wide range of individuals with many different issues. I also have many years’ experience working in the disability sector, and specialize in working with people with intellectual disabilities, Traumatic Brain Injury, and neuro-diverse (ASD spectrum).
I provide professional counselling for adults, adolescents, parents and young children. There are many reasons why people seek counselling. I offer a safe and confidential space for you to talk freely about what it is that's troubling you or you are having difficulty with.
My name is Mark, counsellor in Nelson. Ik work both with individuals and couples. I have a strong interest in trauma work and all the associated issues that surround this.
For couples I offer Imago relationship therapy, which is a form of couples counseling and coaching.
My name is Henry.
I'm a counsellor based in Nelson - My private practice includes a mobile service for clients who are unable to travel, where I come to you.
I provide professional counselling for adults, adolescents and parents. I am passionate about well-being and people being able to be the best version of themselves.
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COUPLES COUNSELLING ONLY - WAIT LIST IN PLACE
Thank you for considering me to work with you. I am passionate about working with couples, respecting the uniqueness of each person and each relationship.
I work collaboratively in a safe non-judgmental way in a calm environment.
I offer face to face counselling as well as online. I provide a calm, safe space for people to work through issues that are causing them difficulties.
I believe that sometimes we soar and other times we struggle, my aim is to work with whatever you bring into the room and I will do the best I can to help you move forward in a happier, healthier way.
Counselling offers a space to talk openly about experiences, thoughts and feelings that are troubling you or that you would like to find solutions to. I support people with issues such as anxiety, depression, stress, work related issues, effects of family violence, parenting.
Hi, my name is Yvette.
Making the first contact to talk with someone can often be a daunting and overwhelming experience.
I can assure you that once you take that step you will feel a sense of relief, vulnerability, but empowered too.
Debbie Marie Cunningham (Debs)
I am a trained Master NLP Practitioner in my private practice Personal Transformation Therapy & Counselling.
I have trained as a Counsellor with Te Pu Wananga o Anamata and currently MNZAC
I have a passion to provide opportunities for people to develop personally and professionally to create their best life.
Navigating through challenges and celebrating their successes.
Are you curious to what your potential may be
I look forward to hearing your dreams and aspirations and realising them.
Kia ora, my name is Selena, and throughout my personal and professional life, I meet and enjoy connecting with people from all walks of life. I work well with all genders and cultural backgrounds.
The practice of counselling is my passion; It’s a practice that seeks to empower people. I have been working with youth and adults as coach for over 6 years and since 2019 as a qualified counsellor.
As a counsellor in Taupo, I aim to come alongside you, help you clarify what you are experiencing, and grow through those changes or challenges. I respect that you come with your own wisdom about what has happened, even if sometimes it takes a conversation or many to clarify what you have experienced and find stability.
Many people find themselves struggling with difficult feelings, painful experiences and a sense of not living the life they want. When the things that used to work stop working, it's hard to know what to do. You might feel very stuck, but perhaps the idea of things changing is daunting too. I can provide the time in a safe environment for us to explore and start to understand what is going on for you.
I support you if you feel lost at sea without a clear idea of how to get through your current challenges.
Hi. My name is Amber and I am a professionally qualified counsellor with experience in all of one-to-one, relationship and group therapies.
I have a natural tendency towards helping you to realise practical solutions to your issues.
Hi, my name is Colin, counsellor in Whangarei. I have over 30 years experience working with individuals (children, youth, adults), families and couples.
We all experience difficulties at times in our lives that cause us to struggle, lose hope and feel like our life is out of control. I believe it is possible to gain the strength needed to face our issues, the hope to move forward and the balance to feel in control of our lives again. Counselling can assist in helping you to overcome life’s hurdles in a positive way.
Online counselling and online therapy
My name is Dora, phone counsellor in New Zealand.
I only offer phone counselling (for individuals and couples).
I am a registered counsellor and supervisor, with over 20 years experience. I currently provide these services via online platforms.
I'm a compassionate and professional counsellor with about 20 years of experience of helping people. I have successfully treated people with issues that range from minor to chronic problems, such as anxiety, depression, difficult life transitions, panic attacks, PTSD, complex trauma, relationship issues, low self esteem, sleep difficulties, stress and parenting issues.
I work fluently in English and also in German.
A qualified Psychosynthesis Counsellor, registered Social Worker and a member of NZAC, I have been in private practice for the past 20 years and am passionate about assisting clients to overcome their difficulties.
I am available for online sessions via SKYPE or ZOOM . I am also ACC sensitive claims approved for ACC clients domiciled in the Thames-Coromandel and Auckland City regions.
My name is Margaret. I specialise in the areas of depression and anxiety, grief and loss, and trauma and abuse.
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Online counselling is available, also during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Several counsellors on this website offer online therapy so that you can access the help you need, wherever you are.
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Marie | TAURANGA | Oct 6 2022:
Would highly recommend Trish
Megan | Rotorua:
Debbie is a really great therapist
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