I am a fully registered psychologist, working in private practice in Ponsonby, Auckland.
I previously worked as a psychologist within a multi-disciplinary public health team and a university counselling service. Among other things I have a background in advocacy, I have been a Meditation Instructor for over a decade, and I volunteer my time to run secular mindfulness courses.
My academic and professional research in psychology has been into how traditional Buddhist mindfulness practices have been absorbed and adapted in the context of western psychology. My formal qualifications are: Counselling Psychology: (PG Dip, MHSc (First Class Honours), BHSc (First Class Honours), law: (LLB(Hons)), business: Dip Bus, and arts: (BA).
I am a member of the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT), the NZ Community for Emotionally Focused Therapy (NZCEFT), and the NZ Psychological Society (NZPS).