Coun­sel­lors’ DI­REC­TORY

Parenting - - Time To Talk -

Some­times our par­ent­ing skills and re­la­tion­ships need ex­pert help in per­son. Here are some ex­pe­ri­enced coun­sel­lors and coaches you could con­tact. 24-7 Coun­selling, Su­per­vi­sion, Me­di­a­tion & Train­ing Ser­vices Ltd


Ph: Steve Tay­lor 021 259 2506 Email: Coun­selling: 1:1; cou­ples; fam­ily; teens; group; em­ployee as­sis­tance Su­per­vi­sion: Qual­i­fied clin­i­cal, non- clin­i­cal & pas­toral su­per­vi­sion Me­di­a­tion: Par­ent­ing plans; con­flict res­o­lu­tion; rec­on­cil­i­a­tion; con­cil­i­a­tion; set­tle­ments; school sus­pen­sions/ex­clu­sions Train­ing: Work­shops; seminars; group fa­cil­i­ta­tion; par­ents; staff Web­site: Go to for client feed­back/ser­vice ref. The Par­ent­ing Place Fam­ily Coaches


Ph: 09 524 0025 Email: coach@the­p­ar­ent­ing­ www.the­p­ar­ent­ing­ (ad­vice page) Fam­ily Coach­ing is de­signed for par­ents of ba­bies to 18 year olds who need a sim­ple so­lu­tion to a par­ent­ing chal­lenge. They lis­ten, and use their train­ing and own par­ent­ing ex­pe­ri­ence to help par­ents with new in­sights and prac­ti­cal so­lu­tions. • sim­ple so­lu­tions for tricky chal­lenges • email • face-to-face • phone An­drea Stringer, Jenny Hale, Jenny Jack­son.

Al­li­son Fisher Ca­reer & Life Coach­ing


Ph: 09 5233785

Email: al­li­son@al­lison­­lison­ Spe­cialises in work­ing with teenagers as­sist­ing them to clar­ify - • sub­ject choices at school • un­der­stand their strengths and • dis­cover a ca­reer path that is ideal for them. • In­cludes as­sess­ments and ac­tion plans. • Also as­sist teens to set goals and work on

at­ti­tudes and be­hav­iours.

Chris­teen Mckay


Ph: 09 489 3497 Chris­teen Mckay – Reg. Psy­chol­o­gist MA (Hons) Dip Clin Psych., Dip Tchg, MNZPSS Chil­dren, teenagers, fam­ily and in­di­vid­ual coun­selling. Coun­selling and Playther­apy Ser­vices


Ph: 021 024 96654

Email: coun­sellingser­ Carol-anne Beg­bie MNZAC Spe­cialised coun­selling for chil­dren from the age of 3 years and up, experiencing sad­ness, anger, dis­tress, anx­i­ety, act­ing out. Also for chil­dren go­ing through dif­fi­cult times or life events - fam­ily breakup, di­vorce, death or loss, birth of a new sib­ling, re­lo­ca­tion or migration.

Chil­dren are coun­selled through the use of playther­apy – a safe, friendly, non-threat­en­ing and con­fi­den­tial way of help­ing chil­dren. It’s a way they un­der­stand, re­late to and feels com­fort­able for them. Par­ent sup­port and adult coun­selling are avail­able. Rooms in Mairangi Bay and Orewa.

Megan Fowler

AUCK­LAND Ph: 09 520 3834 Mob: 0274 79 22 74

Email: megan@fo­cu­son­fam­i­­cu­son­fam­i­ Reg. Clin­i­cal Psy­chol­o­gist, MA (Hons), Pgdip­clinpsych, MNZPSS I pro­vide psy­cho­log­i­cal as­sess­ment and sup­port for young peo­ple and their par­ents or care­givers for a wide range of emo­tional, be­havioural, de­vel­op­men­tal and par­ent­ing dif­fi­cul­ties. My ap­proach is fam­ily fo­cussed where I as­sist fam­i­lies in mak­ing changes and find­ing so­lu­tions that will lead to health­ier re­la­tion­ships and in­creased emo­tional health and well­be­ing. Of­fices in Green­lane and Pon­sonby. Paku­ranga Coun­selling Cen­tre


Ph: 09 576 4248

Email: 11 highly trained and ex­pe­ri­enced coun­sel­lors. All coun­sel­lors are NZAC or NZCCA ap­proved. Coun­selling for: Re­la­tion­ships and Cou­ples, Anx­i­ety, De­pres­sion, Grief, Anger, Step-par­ent­ing, Fam­ily Ther­apy, Sex­ual Abuse, Do­mes­tic Vi­o­lence, Work­place Is­sues, Pro­fes­sional Su­per­vi­sion, Ad­dic­tions, PTSD, as well as gen­eral coun­selling. Com­mu­nity Cour­ses: Tool­box Par­ent­ing Cour­ses, Step Par­ent­ing/blended Fam­i­lies, Com­mu­ni­ca­tion, Con­flict Res­o­lu­tion and Anger Man­age­ment, Bound­aries, Self Es­teem. Day and evening ap­point­ments avail­able. Plenty of free park­ing.

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