Who am I?
I am a registered Clinical Psychologist in New Zealand and a registered Forensic Psychologist in the UK. I am in private practice in the Wairarapa, Greater Wellington. I offer assessment, therapy, consultation services and ACC services. I work with adolescents over 16, adults and offender populations. Therapy may be extended to include partners and family members as requested.
What is my background?
Prior to my psychological career, I worked as an Allied Health Professional from 1979 to 1985 within the National Health Service in the UK.
After obtaining a 1 st class BA Honours degree in psychology in 1996, I worked in psychological research, training and practice for government and private organisations in the UK. I worked for Her Majesty’s Prison Service for 8 years before emigrating to New Zealand and taking up a post in Auckland as a Psychologist for the Department of Corrections in 2011.
I have been registered with the New Zealand Psychologists Board since 2010. I was employed as a Senior Psychologist for Regional Forensic Psychiatric Services in Auckland from 2013-2015. I relocated to the Wairarapa in 2016 to work with CAMHS and Maori Mental Health & Addiction Services.
I am currently in full-time self employment as a Consultant Clinical Forensic Psychologist.