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:
School Aged Children/ adolescents
Developmental delay/ Autism Spectrum Disorder
Parent child relationships
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 (https://safeguardingchildren.org.nz/)
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 available during the day, evenings and weekends by appointment.
Available for face to face or Skype consultations.
For further information or to arrange a consultation please contact me by either phone or filling out an enquiry form.