Our Team

Nationwide Consultations

Our team are located nationwide and consultations need to be arranged by website referral, email or phone.
We do not have an onsite reception and many of our staff work from multiple locations.

ACC Registered Therapists

Our mental health team comprises Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Psychotherapists,
Counsellors, Arts therapists, and Social Workers. Many of them are ACC registered.


Frances Brett

MSc (Psychology)
Practice Manager

Jill Harris

Medical Administrator

Grace Malcolm

BA (Psychology)


Dr. Tom Levien

Clinical Director

Dr. Helen Austin

MBChB, MRNZCGP, FRANZCP, Certificate of Advanced Training in Forensic Psychiatry

Dr. Huw Thomas

MBChB, MRCPsych, MSc Psychiatry

Dr. Hanna Pruchniewska

FCPsych SA


Anna Clarkson

Clinical Psychologist, Director: Psychological Trauma Services

Peter Johnson

MA (Clin Psych) MNZPsS MNZPS
Clinical Psychologist, Director: Psychological Services

Anthony Morrison

Clinical Psychologist, Director: Administration

Johan Carstens

MA (Clinical Psychology)
Clinical Psychologist

Maria Chalmers

DClinPsy, BSc Psychology (Hons)
Clinical Psychologist

Diane Clare

MA, PG Dip Clin Psyc,
Clinical Psychologist

Kate Edgar

BA(HONS), DipGrad(Hist), MSc, PG DipClinPsych
Clinical Psychologist

Debbie Gill

MA (Psychology), PG Dip in Psychological Practice, PG Cert in Health Science

Karolle Gjaltema

MA (Psychology), PG Dip Clin Psych, MNZCCP
Clinical Psychologist

Germaine Ingley-Cook

PhD, MSc (Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist - Children & Young People)
Clinical Psychologist

Claire Heathcote

PGDipPP, MA, Registered Counsellor Registration (HPCSA), BSocSci Hons, BSocSci Psychology

Alison Jones

PhD, CPsychol, PG Dip CBT, DClinPsy, MRes, BSc
Clinical Psychologist

Leslie Jones

MA (Clinical Psychology) MNZCCP
Clinical Psychologist

Sarah Madigan

MA (Psychology) PG Dip Clin Psych MNZCCP
Clinical Psychologist

Elena Moran

Clinical Psychologist, Neuropsychologist

Caoimhe O'Leary

DClinPsych, MPsychSc, HDip, BSc
Clinical Psychologist

Pip Peacocke

MSc (Psychology) PG Dip Clin Psych MNZZP
Clinical Psychologist

Helen Rathore

PhD Psychology, Accredited EMDR Practitioner, Brainspotting, Clinical Neuropsychotherapist, MNZCCP
Clinical Psychologist

Jess Reedy

Clinical Psychologist

Nadine von Rothkirch

Diplom Psychologin (Germany, equivalent to MA Clin Psych), Psychologische Psychotherapeutin (Germany), PG Cert Clin Psych, MNZCCP
Clinical Psychologist

Sarah Schnellenberg

DipClin Psychology, Honours in Music, NZCCP
Clinical Psychologist

James Smithells

MA (Applied) Clin & Community Psych
Clinical Psychologist

Louise Steytler

M Ed
Educational Psychologist

Renu Talwar

MA Psychology; M Phil Psychology; PG Diploma in Educational and vocational Guidance and Counselling
Educational Psychologist

Amber Tritt

MA, PG Dip Clin Psyc, MNZCCP
Clinical Psychologist

Ria Tsai

PG Dip in Counselling Psychology | Master in Health Science (Psychology)
Counselling Psychologist

Jeanique Willemse

Msc (Clin Psychology), PG Dip Clin Psych, MNZZP, registered EMDR and CBT practitioner
Clinical Psychologist

Melissa Wolfe

MA (Hons) Psychology, PGDipArts (Disability Studies), PGDipEdPsych
Educational Psychologist

Sophie Worel-Dahl

BA, MSc Child and Family Psychology, PgDip in Child and Family Psychology

Casey Williams

Master of Arts (Psychology), Post-Graduate Diploma in Addiction Studies, Post-Graduate Diploma in Psychological Practice

Lynlee Wilson

BA (Psych) M.Soc.Sci (Honours) Registered Psychologist (1994)


Wayne Frecklington

BSc (Psychology, Physiology), Grad Dip Psychotherapy, PG Dip HSc (Psychotherapy), PBANZ, MNZAP

Henriette Politano


Seth Turner

Diploma in Psychotherapy, BA Psychology (Hons), PBANZ, MNZAP

Wonita Woolhouse

BHSc(OT); PGDip(MNH); Certified Transactional Analyst Psychotherapy; MHealSc(MENH)


Chrissy Arnold

Dip. Visual Arts, Dip. Applied Counselling, BA App. Soc. Sci (Counselling), MNZAC

Yvette Atkinson

Diploma in Professional counselling

Perry Austin

B. App.Soc.Sci.(Counselling) MNZAC

Sally Beale

Dip SW, PhD

Alivia Bowe

Bachelor of Counselling

Amanda Browning

Bachelor Applied Social Science (Counselling)

Vanessa Bruce

Bachelor of Counselling

Kiely Campbell

Bachelor of Counselling (Hons), Diploma of Art and Creativity

Angela Carter

PG Dip Social Work, Family Therapist

Vanessa Craik

B.App.Soc.Sci(Counselling), Dip.App.Counselling MNZAC

Lara Cusdin

Masters of Counselling, Dip. Mental Health, BA Psychology

Suzie Dimmendaal

RCpN, BA (Education), PG Dip CBT, MCounselling

Nancy Eisenberg

BA (Psychology), Masters of Social Work

Carol Falloon

BComm PG Dip Counselling

Geoff Falloon

B Comm, PG Dip Counselling

Nicola Gibellini

MEd (Dis), BSc, Dip Tch & Lrn

Lea Godfrey

BSc (Psychology), MBCT, NZAP (student)

Gill Hall

Diploma of Counselling, Provisional Member of NZAC

Anna Hammond

B.App.Soci.Sci (Counselling), Dip.App.Counselling MNZAC

Jenny Hellyer

Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Supervision; MNZAC

Nadine Hislop

Bachelor of Social and Community Work, PG Dip in Health Sciences

Jen Holmes-Beamer

MSc (Occupational Therapy) OTBNZ

Sally Jansen van Vuuren

PhD, M Couns, PG Dip Ed, BCom, BIT

Symantha Johnston

Bachelor of Social Services (Counselling), Dip Social Work

Zoe Lopes

BSc Hons Psychology, Dip Transpersonal Counselling

Louise MacKenzie

Bachelor of Counselling, MNZAC, MANZASW, MIAAN (Cert. - Neuropsychotherapy)

Briar McRae

Bachelor of Counselling

Natalie Meijer

Graduate Diploma in Holistic Counselling and Life Coaching, Post Graduate Diploma in Holistic Counselling and Psychotherapy

Lois Millar


Ruth Parsons

B.App.Soc.Sci (Counselling), Dip.App.Counselling MNZAC

Hester Phillips

ANZACATA, MA AT Clinical (Hons)

Reba Safko


Bernard Smith

Dip. App. Counselling, Post Grad Cert Counselling (Supervision) MNZAC

Mary Smith

PGradCertProfSup, MCoun

Kaylene Tahuhu

Bachelor of Addiction Studies, Certificate of Gambling and Other Impulse Control Disorders and Certificate in youth work

Kayla Tureia

Bachelor of Health Science in Psychology; Post graduate in Alcohol and Other Drug Studies

Emma Wareing

BA Psychology, Dip Counselling, MNZAC

Nick Wilder

BASci Counselling (NMIT/Wintec)

Nina Te Momo

MA in Social Work, Diploma in Counselling

Richard Wilkins

BA, Cert ED, PG DipEd (Guidance Counselling), PG Cert (Professional Supervision), MNZAC

Caroline Wood

BA, B.App.Soc.Sci, (Counselling)

Rebecca Young

B.App.Soc.Sci (Counselling), Dip.App.Counselling, MNZAC

Arts Therapists

Aurélie Chambers

Masters Professional Studies in Creative Arts Therapies (MPS), ATR, AThR

Rachel Heartwood

Masters of Arts in Arts Therapy (Clinical)

Mairi Lewis-Smith

PGDip Art Therapy, Bachelor of Visual Communication (Hons)

Hester Phillips

ANZACATA, MA AT Clinical (Hons)

Social Workers

Liam Butler

Diploma Social Work, BCom, MCom (Hons)

Angela Carter

PG Dip Social Work, Family Therapist

Natalie Kaveney

Bachelor of Applied Social Sciences Social Work

Fiona Price

Bachelor of Social Work, PG Dip Rehabilitation

Nina Te Momo

MA in Social Work, Diploma in Counselling

Susan Wood-Devlin

Bachelor of Arts (Sociology), Bachelor of Social Work

Mental Health Nurses

Hayley Guinness

RN, Masters in Mental Health Nursing
Clinical Nurse Consultant

ADHD Coaches

Matt Stevenson

Neurodiversity Clinician

Grace Malcolm

BA (Psychology)

Catherine Ritchie

BSc Hons (Psychology)

Are you interested in joining our team?