Kelly provides a range of specialist clinical psychology services and is experienced in working with infants, families, and adults. She offers appointments from practice rooms located in Kingsland and Titirangi, as well as Skype/Zoom (online) sessions. Appointments are baby friendly and parents are welcome to bring their babies and /or support people along to appointments. Kelly offers general Clinical Psychology Services as well as specialising in Perinatal and Infant Mental Health, Breast Cancer, and in supporting health practitioners with their own wellbeing ( including midwives, doctors, and allied health professionals)
Services include psychological assessment and therapy for people experiencing a range of mental health difficulties, as well as everyday life challenges, or for those interested in embarking on a deeper process of personal developmental or self exploration.
Kelly has expertise and specialist training in a range of therapeutic approaches including:
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Mindfulness and Compassion Focused Therapy
- Relational Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
- Attachment and parenting interventions
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
The number of sessions required varies depending on the needs and goals of each client, and therefore will be individually tailored to meet each person's unique needs. Brief interventions usually require 5-12 sessions, mid term therapy 12-24 sessions, and for those clients with more complex or long-standing issues, or those who wish to engage in a deeper journey of healing and personal growth, longer-term Relational Psychotherapy is available.
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