Appointments | Referrals

If you have any acute or urgent mental health concerns, please contact your local DHB crisis team

We are currently not accepting any new therapy referrals because we are at full capacity
To contact us, please select one of the options below
Due to the length of our wait list in certain regions, we are currently not able to accept all Sensitive Claims referrals.

We are NOT accepting ISSC referrals in the following regions
West Coast
North Shore (Auckland)


Due to increased demand for our services, from 1 November 2021, we will NOT be accepting private pay referrals. 

Brief Intervention therapy is still being offered.

Private Consultation Fees are charged at an hourly rate and are dependent on the profession of the therapist.

Psychologist $120 - $160
Psychotherapist $100 - $140
Counsellor / Arts Therapist $80 - $130
Brief Intervention Therapy (cognitive behavioural therapist) $100

Rates are GST exclusive

GPs: Please send PMHI referrals to clinicians directly.

The Nelson Clinic does not accept PMHI referrals.
We do not hold a list of PMHI clinicians or their availability to accept PMHI referrals.


Due to increased demand for our services, we are currently not accepting private psychiatry referrals.

Client Details
Referral Type
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We are currently unable to assess children and adolescents for ADD/ADHD.
If you are under 18, we suggest that you either contact a Paediatrician directly Dr Garth Smith | Paediatrician or contact your GP to request a referral to CAMHS for a face-to-face assessment.

General Enquiry
Brief Intervention Therapy

This service is offered by Mark Alison (CBT Therapist)

  • It can be useful for the following:
    • Problem Solving
    • Anxiety (mild)
    • Depression (mild)
    • Relaxation
    • Work Stress
    • Supporting Parents/Caregivers
    • Smoking Cessation
    • Covid-19 Stress
    • Unhealthy Coping Habits
For more information on Brief Intervention Therapy, please click here.
Do you think Brief Intervention Therapy would be suitable for you and are interested in this approach
Clinical Preferences
Please select your preferences for consideration from the following options
Are you willing and able to meet using Telehealth consultations
Clinician's Gender
Therapy Type/Focus
Triage Questions
Have you (client) had any recent involvement with a DHB mental health team
Have you (client) previously received any mental health treatment
Have you (client) been prescribed any psychiatric medication
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Our Primary Office

All consultations need to be arranged by website referral, email or phone as we do not have an onsite reception and many of our staff work from multiple locations.

42 Waimea Road
Nelson, New Zealand 7010

03 548 3536

Admin Hours:
Monday to Friday, 09:00 - 14:00

Nelson City Therapy Rooms

Level 2, 226 Trafalgar Street
Nelson City

Blenheim Therapy Rooms

4 Purkiss Street
Springlands, Blenheim, New Zealand 7201