I am  experienced in working with children, adolescents and their families with a broad range of emotional, social and behavioural needs. 

I can provide a one off consultation or a more comprehensive assessment. 

I offer a range of specialised services for children, adolescents and families that include, but not limited to, the following areas:

Preschool children

  • Sleeping

  • Behaviour

  • Toileting

  • Feeding

  • Relationships

School Aged Children/ adolescents

  • Low mood

  • General anxiety

  • Fears/ phobias

  • Behaviour concerns

  • Social concerns

  • Developmental delay/ Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • General concerns


  • Parent child relationships

  • Family conflict

Supervision​ for those working in health, social work and education areas.



Child and Family Psychologist (PGDip Child & Family Psychology), MNZPsS,

I have worked for nearly 15 years supporting children and families. I have my Masters in Psychology and a Postgraduate Diploma in Child and Family Psychology completed at the University of Canterbury.

I am passionate about working with children and their families. I have extensive experience working with a variety of childhood difficulties. I value building relationships with those that I work with to ensure that the person feels safe and supported.

Current roles that I have include:

  • Psychologist at Maitai School, a special education school in Nelson.

  • Presenter for Safeguarding Children Initiative (

Previous roles include:

  • Psychologist at the Ministry of Education, Special Education, working with preschool and school aged children and their families. Facilitating Incredible Years Parenting courses

I am particularly interested in:

  • Parent-child attachment and family relationships

  • Children with anxiety 

  • Families with special needs including developmental delay, Autism Spectrum Disorder



I am currently only available for Video Calling consultations.

If you would like to arrange a consultation please fill out an enquiry form and I will make contact as soon as I can. Thanks 



PO Box 5100
Port Nelson
Nelson, New Zealand


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