Links to Wellbeing resources:

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1737 is a free service for New Zealanders feeling down, anxious, a bit overwhelmed or just need to chat to someone. You can call or text for free 24/7.

Angela Arnold-Saritepe – Psychologist & Behaviour Analyst
Psychologist & Behaviour Analyst, 027 404 0289,

Blossom – Psychotherapy Counselling Services – +6421 0297 5613

 Annetta Bouius – Psychology Solutions; 021280444, or visit

Child and Family Counselling – Arletta van den Bosch – Bayview
Arletta van den Bosch, 022 155 0149;

Child and Young Persons Psychological Services – Lenard Nel
Lenard Nel, 027 662 7234, – Howick

Clare Stanley – Developmental Paediatrician
KidzHealth, 09 524 4333,,

Colleen Emmens – Psychotherapist Mt Eden; mob 021 023 81691, ph 09 818 8644. She operates out of rooms above Ralph’s Restaurant on Walter’s Rd. Parking opp. Go upstairs through restaurant. Rm 4. Email

Counselling Service – South – Kim Gregory
Kim Gregory is a counsellor (ACC Sensitive Claims registered) who has had personal experience with disability. Kim has a particular interest in supporting families to manage stress and carer burnout. She has a son who is on the Autism Spectrum and has worked in the Disability Sector in various capacities over many years.  Contact her on 09 296 7587 or 021 154 4823 or email her on

Counselling – Waterview – Natasha Delgarno
Natasha Delgarno is a qualified counsellor working with adults with Asperger Syndrome/High Functioning Autism, their spouses and families. She also has knowledge and experience with ADHD, Tourette’s Syndrome and other neurodivergence. Contact 021 393 846.

Dance & arts therapy NZ – Individual therapy        Trauma Therapy

Dave McMillan
Counselling and behaviour therapy for adolescents with ASD. 09 483 7288, 027 362 5584,

Freshminds by Procare – Jasmine Murphy
Wiri Station Road, Manukau City, Auckland, Level II, Westfield Mall, 0800 356 111.
Counties Manukau Triple P Coordinator

DL Psychology – Iwona Kotowska-Livaja
Work through life with your difficulties with a supportive and experienced psychologist. 021 329 924 or

Heart Place – Replenish, Recharge and Reconnect
It’s ok to not be ok. The important thing is to understand that you’re not alone. Heart Place is where you can replenish, recharge and reconnect through Reiki, a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation. Your one-on-one session with Jacqui O’Connor, a Registered Nurse with 22 years of health care experience, will provide you with the tools you need to maintain and sustain your energy. Contact Jacqui 021 0733 072 or or click here for her website.

Hilary Mack – Summit Psychology
‘ASD friendly’ Psychologist, with a specific interest in working with people with ASD who have OCD or other anxiety difficulties. 021 142 4838,

Home and Family Counselling
Are a community-based service providing professional counselling to individuals, couples and families including people with disabilities and their families. Their services are affordable and accessible to all. They work with children, teenagers and adults. They have three branches: North Shore, Hibiscus Coast and Mt Eden. For information please go to

Inclusive Counselling – Mindi Moore
I’m Mindi Moore, a counsellor, providing person centred therapy. I love to help clients with disabilities and I am a specialist when it comes to those with a hearing impairment. Talk to me in NZSL without an interpreter.  NZSL fluent, hearing impaired counselling, disability counselling. email:, phone: 021 404 008

Intimacy Counselling
Intimacy Counselling is a confidential and caring environment. Our experienced and highly qualified counsellors offer face to face and online therapy., 027 552 2552. Based in Mt Eden.

Jules Adams
Private counselling/support for children with ASD and their families. 09 447 0121, or 09 445 7316, 021 274 0632

Man Alive Youth
Offer one on one counselling or family counselling for male youth that have issues or struggling with things. Suffering anger, violence, abuse, low self-esteem, relationship issues, loneliness, bullying, loss and grief, stress, depression, addictive behaviours and phobias. They do amazing work in the community and have offices in Panmure, Henderson and Highland Park 0800 826 367

Dr Marilyn Willis,

Marijke Batenburg – Clinical Psychologist
09 630 9297,,

Mark Sinclair – Clinical Psychologist
027 474 9419,  He has clinics in Sylvia Park and Thames

Megan Fowler – Clinical Psychologist
Practice 92, Epsom, 09 638 9804

Mindful Directions Psychology Services – Debbie Kenwright (MA Educational Psychology) Registered Psychologist
Mindful Directions provides educational psychology assessment services and facilitates Anxiety Programs, suited for families who are parenting an anxious child, and the anxious individual if preferred. Our approach is client-centered, strengths-based and solution-focused. We aim to increase caregivers’ competence and confidence in meeting their child’s unique needs, and support individuals to thrive. We provide triple p stepping stones programs specifically for parents with a disability seeking parent support (managing behaviour) Assessments are conducted at our office in Albany, Auckland, while our other services are available online.
Hours: Monday-Friday (8.30-4.30pm); General inquiries: Website:

Mi’Te Psychology – Judy Ng
My name is Judy Ng. I am a registered psychologist. I have worked with clients with special needs (e.g., Intellectual disability, ASD, ADHD etc), their family, support network and school for the past 15 years. I can speak Cantonese and have a private business out in South Auckland on Saturdays. I offer therapy sessions for parents, children with emotional regulation issues or anxiety. I also work for Explore Behaviour Support as a Supervising Behaviour Specialist. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me on 021 216 2582,,

Munira Haidermota – Clinical Psychologist
021 101 6768,

Neil Burton – Counselling in Auckland
I’m a registered psychologist and counsellor specialising in working with people with neurodevelopmental differences (ASD, ADHD, Learning Disability). I’ve spent the past 15 years working for special education, IDEA Services and Spectrum Care, and I’m now offering counselling services privately. Neil Burton Psychologist & Counsellor MNZAC, 021 292 3699,

Olya Kolyaduke – Young Minds
Child and Family psychologist with experience supporting children, young people, and their families with ASD around social skills or challenges around mental health.,

Phillipa Clarke – Developmental Paediatrician
Community and Developmental Paediatrics, including Mental Health, for over 30 years, and have worked for over 11 years as a Consultant in the ADHD and Neurodevelopmental pathways at the Kari Centre (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service), and for over 20 years in the Developmental Paediatric service at Starship Children’s Health. My work allows me the real privilege of being involved with children, families and their wider whanau, often over many years.

Philip Walker – (New Beginnings Therapy)
Family therapist who works with young people, adults and couples. 021 058 3234,,

Procare Psychological Services – Deanne Sanders
Manukau Shopping Centre, Auckland, Level 2 Westfield Tower 09 262 1480 service is free to parents/caregivers living in the Counties Manukau area.

Specialised Counselling – Celia King
It’s all about you! For Adults, Older Adults, Children, Teens, Families, Couples, Deaf, NZSL, Special Needs and Carers. Available on zoom. Contact: 021 170 2874 or email Visit Celia’s website

Suzanne Glendinning – Clinical Psychologist
027 445 7565 or 09 445 7565,

To be FrankSexuality Education and Consultancy 
Claire Ryan – an educator relating to sexuality and disability.  website:  email:

Totally Psyched, 09 320 3086

Warwick Smith
09 575 2105, or private 09 585 0190