Lea Godfrey

Lea Godfrey, BSc (Psychology), MBCT, PBANZ, NZAP (provisional)

Lea has a Bachelor of Social Sciences in Psychology, is certified in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, is a graduate therapist in Integrative Psychotherapy (Hakomi) and is a certified Buddhist chaplain.

She specialises in loss, grief, and end of life counselling and has extensive experience using mindfulness and cognitive behavioural skills therapy for depression, anxiety, workplace stress and burnout. Lea works in a way that is client centred, valuing the clients lead in exploring their difficulties at their own pace and in their own way - she sees her role as a guide in this process. She also runs Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy groups in Nelson and on-line. And coaches’ individuals in the MBCT programme.

Lea draws on a range of therapeutic modalities, including mindfulness, cognitive behavioural therapy, psychoeducation, mindful and somatic psychotherapy (Hakomi), and non-sectarian chaplaincy counselling