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Private Counselling Services


North Coasts Tāmaki Psychology has private providers availabe who can accept a whole or part payment from other finders e.g. WINZ, OT, MOE, MOJ, I AM HOPE, etc. Some providers also accept private fee paying clients for counselling/psychotherapy.

To view our private providers please visit the Who Can Help page.

ACC Sensitive Claims Services


North Coasts Tāmaki Psychology is approved by ACC to provide assessments, treatment, and group programmes for people who have a sensitive claim. Our service providers are skilled, experienced, and qualified professionals, including counsellors, psychologists, psychotherapists and social workers, that are skilled in areas of mental health, addictions, and sexual abuse.

To view our ACC Sensitive Claims providers please visit the Who Can Help page.

ACC Cultural Advisors


North Coasts Tāmaki Psychology has cultural advisors for the Māori community, LGBTQI+, and the Asian community.

To view our Cultural advisors please visit the Who Can Help page.

ACC Sensitve
ACC Cultural

Group Therapy


North Coasts Tāmaki Psychology provides Group Therapy services which includes Skills Groups and Psychotherapy Groups. ACC approved group therapy programmes include:


  • Equine Assisted Wellbeing Group 2024 – Brochure





  • Trauma Informed Yoga (Women's only) - Brochure


  • Embodied Self-care One Day Retreat - General Group - Brochure


  • Te Whare Tapa Wha  Equine Day Retreat 2024 - Brochure​​​​


  • Equine Therapy Group - General Group - Brochure

  • Equine Therapy Group - Children's Group - Brochure


  • Trauma Centre Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) - Brochure

  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy - Brochure

  • Trauma Informed Yoga (Women's only) - Brochure

  • iRest Meditation (Women’s only) - Brochure

  • Resourcing & Connection Day Retreat (for those who identify as female) - Brochure


Other Groups (if there is interest)

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy - Brochure

  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction - Brochure

  • Equine Therapy Group - Women's Group - Brochure

  • Equine Therapy Group - Children's Group - Brochure

Family Court/Relationship Counselling


North Coasts Tāmaki Psychology has skilled, experienced and well training relationship Counsellors and Psychologists which are approved by the Ministry of Justice to provide counselling in Family Courts.

Our Family Court Approved Counsellors are:

  • Diane Gillespie (Registered Psychologist)

  • Sonia Pera (Counsellor/Social Worker)



North Coasts Tāmaki Psychology has qualified and experienced registered psychologists, clinical psychologists, and clinical counsellors providing assessment. We are also able to access psychiatrists to provide psychiatric assessments when required.


To view our Assessors please visit the Who Can Help page.

Group Therapy
Family Court

Training and Consulting


North Coasts Tāmaki Psychology has experienced trainers who provide education and training programmes for teams and individuals. We also provide consultation to professionals in relation to a wide range of topics.

Equine Therapy


Please visit the website to contact our Equine team for further information


Clinical Supervision


Clinical supervision is a special type of professional support that develops and enhances the practice of the professional, which keeps them and their clients safe. All of North Coasts Tāmaki Psychology practitioners receive clinical supervision.

Our Clinical Supervisors are:

  • Diane Gillespi(Registered Psychologist)

  • Katie O'Connor (Counsellor)

  • Dr Latesha Murphy-Edwards (Clinical Psychologist)

  • Liz Randell (Social Worker)

  • Dr Shelley Taylor (Clinical Psychologist)

  • Sonia Pera (Counsellor)

  • Jo Blackmore (Psychotherapist)

  • Justine Holland (Counsellor/Social Worker)

  • Lorraine Smith (Counsellor)

  • Michael Sommerhalder (Counsellor)

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