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Dr. Craig Colhoun | Psychologist - ACC registered

61 Leet Street
9810 Invercargill

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Hi, my name is Craig Colhoun. I'm an experienced and registered clinical psychologist who was born and raised in Invercargill. I have a demonstrated history of working in the mental health care industry.


I am trained and skilled in various evidence-based therapeutic modalities including: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness, Dialectic Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Dyadic Developmental Practice (DDP), Maudsley Family Therapy (MFT) among with others. 


I have a university background includes Master of Science (M.Sc.) and a Doctorate of Clinical Psychology (DClinPsych). 



Private practice & ACC registered

I work in my own private practice. I am also ACC registered to accept sensitive claims.


I started professional practice in 2011 and I have since worked in numerous different settings including assessment and interventions with offenders, Autistic Spectrum and Intellectually Disabled populations, Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health and chronic pain management services.


As a result, I am competent in working with child, adolescent and adult populations and have developed vast experience in working with a wide variety of clinical presentations.


I am trained in various evidence-based therapy modalities, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT),


I adjust my therapy style to meet my individual client needs. In order to achieve this, I endeavour to work alongside clients to discover their unique strengths and integrate therapy techniques to help them move toward their goals.


Qualifications and registrations

  • Massey University: Doctorate of clinical psychology 
  • University of Otago: Bachelor of arts (B.A.): Anthropology and Psychology
  • University of Otago: Master of Science (M. Sc.): Psychology, Distinction


  • Member of New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists (MNZCCP)
  • Member of SDHB ASD Advisory Panel




  • Mar 2018 - Present: TBI Health Group New Zealand:

Providing specialist psychological support to alleviate pain and increase positive coping for individuals diagnosed with chronic pain. 



  • Jan 2017 - Present: Southern District Health Board

Child and Adolescent Family Service (CAFS). 

CAFS is a specialist child and adolescent mental health service providing assessment and treatment primarily to children and young people aged 0 - 18 years. 

Member of SDHB ASD Advisory Panel and SDHB Personality Disorder Interest Group.



  • 2015 - Clinical psychologist at Explore Services Limited

Provided specialist behaviour support for challenging behaviour for individuals diagnosed with either Intellectual Disabilities (ID), Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or other Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD).




$160 per session (45-50 minutes)

Availability (Opening hours)

Monday 08:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 08:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 08:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 08:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 08:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday -
Sunday -


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