Effective, respectful psychotherapy and psychological services
Kelly (she/her) is an experienced Clinical Psychologist based in Auckland who works from practice rooms located in Titirangi and Kingsland, and offers online sessions (Skype or Zoom) by arrangement. Kelly works with people facing a wide range of life challenges and mental health conditions.
Kelly also specialises in Perinatal and Infant Mental Health/ Early Relational Health, and Breast Cancer Support - including issues pertaining to pregnancy, perinatal loss, birth experiences, attachment and bonding, fertility and assisted conception, breast cancer, and the adjustment to parenthood. She also commonly supports Midwives, Doctors, and other health professionals in managing their own wellbeing. You can visit www.perinatalpsychology.co.nz to find out more.
Kelly believes in therapy being a space where clients feel listened to, empowered, and come to make sense of their experiences. She works collaboratively with clients drawing on a range of evidence-based assessment and therapy approaches to support them in uncovering solutions, accessing their own resources, and achieving meaningful and sustained change. Kelly is dedicated to providing a safe, inclusive, and respectful space for people of all genders, sexual orientations, and bodies. Babies are always welcome at appointments.
Kelly is a member of the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists, Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Aotearoa (PADA), Infant Mental Health Association of NZ (IMHAANZ), The Association of Infant Mental Health UK (AIMH UK), Psychosocial Oncology New Zealand (PONZ), and is fully registered with the New Zealand Psychologists Board.
Specialist psychological assessment and therapy for individuals, parenting support, and family interventions.
Therapeutic support for infants, parents and families experiencing distress, adjustment, and/or relational difficulties during the antenatal and postnatal period - including depression, anxiety, attachment issues,and birth trauma /Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
“Mā te whakarongo, ka mōhio, Mā te mōhio, ka mārama, Mā te mārama, ka matau, Mā te matau, ka ora.”
Through listening, comes knowledge, through knowledge, comes understanding, through understanding, comes wisdom, through wisdom, comes wellbeing.
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