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Meet Caroline

I understand that there are times in life when we need to reach out for professional support, to end the silent struggle and create real life change.

 

I am an MNZAC counsellor who enables you to explore your emotions, thoughts, and behaviours in a safe and confidential environment. Working In sessions you will find the courage, skills, and resilience to break old patterns and create positive new ones, while feeling completely involved in the process. with over 20 years experience within the mental health field, I provide professional specialist counselling currently via Zoom & soon to be in person in Christchurch.

I specialize in:

 

  • Adult ADHD & ADD

  • Anxiety 

  • Depression 

  • Stress and burnout 

  • Trauma and PTSD

  • Substance use disorder

  • Eating Disorders and body dysmorphia

  • Attachment issues

  • Non traditional relationships

Previously the Practice Manager The Greenhill Clinic in Auckland. I also manage a private ADHD/ASD assessment , diagnosis and wrap around treatment service.

Qualifications & Experience

Over the period of 25 years I have gained training and qualifications in the following:

  • Post Graduate in Addiction Processes

  • Diploma in Counselling,

  • Registered Victim Support Counsellor ( homicide and major crimes)

  • Certified :ASSIST suicide prevention

  • Specialist Training PTSD/ Trauma

  • Specialized working with abuse, addictions, trauma and PTSD cases

  • South Auckland Violence Prevention

  • Various voluntary community services from palliative care to eating disorders

I began my journey in my late teens and 20’s as a volunteer in hospices - end of life care units and helping adults learn to read and write. I also volunteered and was passionately involved in community Eating Disorder support/counselling charity groups  working with families and individuals.

In my 30’s I formally trained as a counsellor and began my professional career in mainstream/private addiction agencies and counselling services such as:

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My Mission

My passion around providing treatment (which is comprehensive, professional and meets the growing needs of our modern society) has resulted in creating a counselling practice which links in with other highly experienced professionals to help you on a journey.  This includes Counselling and psychotherapy exploring in the moment tools while understanding the deeper historical influences on our present issues and struggles. Dietitian, Naturopath and Nutritionist referral supporting any medical or health issues.

 

I have links with other psychological and psychiatric services. ADHD/ ADD pathway from screening to full diagnosis and medication with team of specialist therapists. psychologists and psychiatrist’s. I facilitate the process to ensure you fully supported throughout the entire process and then ongoing support to implement tools and changes specific to neurodiversity.

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