Jacqui has eight years of experience working with rangatahi, rainbow communities and whānau. She studied a Diploma of Counselling and is a Member of the New Zealand Association of Counsellors.
Jacqui brings a warmth, realness and deeply empathetic energy to her practice. She takes a holistic, person-centred, strengths-based approach when working with people and holds a person's knowledge of themselves at the forefront of their therapeutic relationship.
Jacqui is the mother of one teenage daughter and lives on the North Shore of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, where she enjoys spending time with friends/whānau, immersing herself in nature and enjoying coffee at some of her local cafes.
Eunice has a passion for supporting people’s efforts to overcome life challenges through professional and collaborative counselling practice. She works with adolescents and adults dealing with issues around anxiety, depression, cultural issues, loss and grief and trauma. As an Asian migrant herself, Eunice particularly desires to help migrants to settle and thrive with resilience and hope in New Zealand.
She has special interest in all areas of grief and trauma caused by losses. Her counselling approach is integrated based on person-centred and narrative therapy. She offers counselling in Korean and English. Eunice currently works for the Grief Centre and in private practice.
유니스 (최고운) 상담사는 전문적인 상담을 통해 삶의 어려움에 직면하신 분들이 심리적인 문제를 극복하는 일에 열정을 가지고 있습니다. 청소년과 성인의 불안, 우울감, 문화적인 문제, 상실감과 슬픔, 트라우마에 관해 상담하고 있습니다. 뉴질랜드로 이주하신 아시안들이 소망가운데 계획했던 미래를 성취할 수 있도록 도움을 드리고 싶어하며 특별히, 모든 분야의 슬픔과 상실로 인한 트라우마에 관한 상담에 깊은 관심을 가지고 있습니다. 상담기법은 내담자 중심과 이야기 치료를 바탕으로 다양한 방법을 통합하여 사용하며, 한국어와 영어로 가능합니다. 현재 그리프 센터에서 일하며 개인 상담을 함께 제공하고 있습니다.
Graham J. Southwell
Graham is a registered psychotherapist with a master’s degree in psychotherapy from AUT University in Auckland. His early experience was at Auckland Sexual Health but for the last 10 years he has been focusing on supporting clients from Hospice. Working with individuals and/or families, he brings a caring and empathic approach to those who are experiencing grief and loss through bereavement.
The grief associated with end of life can be devastating; it may lead one to question what life is all about and to re-evaluate one’s values and core beliefs. The opportunity to explore this grief in a warm, safe, non-judgmental environment is often the first step towards healing and rebuilding one’s life.
Coralie is a registered Counsellor with NZAC and holds a Post-grad diploma in Narrative Counselling. Coralie takes a person-centered and strength-focused approach. Coralie brings 30+ years of experience working in the health care profession being a Nurse and a Midwife. She enjoys working alongside all people and considers it a privilege to journey with people through their loss and grief.
Coralie offers clinical supervision to professionals and offers a supportive and nourishing experience so you can continue to work safely, ethically and look after yourself.
Diane has 16 years experience as a counsellor specialising in loss and grief, and trauma. She is a person-centered counsellor and integrates other modalities such as art and sand tray to suit each clients needs. She also works as a counsellor in Pukekohe, working with clients of all ages and ethnicities, and works with Victim Support there.
Loss and grief is a personal journey that affects us all in different ways and sometimes, in ways we do not expect. Being able to tell our story in a safe environment can help us accept our new way of being, and gain an understanding of the way we feel. Diane recognises that each person’s story is different and that we are affected by grief in different ways. She honours that with compassion, empathy and respect. She also understands the importance of working within each persons culture and belief system.
Nola has worked in social services and counselling for many years and is a trained Professional Supervisor. She now provides Supervision only. Nola has managed a team of counselling staff, along with counselling students and researchers and has counselled a very wide range of people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
Nola has a breadth of experience in individual, couples, family and group work, including counselling for loss and grief, relationship issues, depression and anxiety, eating issues, sexually harmful behaviour, domestic violence, and employee assistance. She is warm, empathetic, safe, ethical and client centered.
Diane worked for eight years as a Lifeline counsellor, and three years with the Antara Natural Health Centre, as well as being in private practice. Diane has a passion in holding a safe space to facilitate greater insights into thoughts, behaviours and emotions which cause suffering. She is an experienced loss and grief counsellor.
Diane has seven children and has been a foster parent for many years. Diane has also gone through the Russian adoption process. She has been a passionate teacher of the Montessori Method for many years and has her own Centre supporting both children and parents.
Jacqui’s counselling approach is integrative, flexible and diverse and each person is treated as the unique individual that they are. Her practice is underpinned by an empathic and non-judgmental approach as she works alongside individuals in a gentle and caring manner. Jacqui is dedicated to working with people in achieving their goals; making sense of their life experiences and rewriting their life stories into something that has meaning and value. Jacqui works with a diverse range of clients, from all walks of life, including adults (any age), adolescents, new parents (postnatal distress), and immigrants. She has extensive experience in online counselling, digital mental health, working with young people, suicide, and bereavement and loss counselling.
Jacqui is passionate about helping others to fully engage in the possibilities of their lives and being witness to someone’s transformation through the counselling process is both fulfilling and rewarding. She works in a non-judgmental way that allows her clients to be truly open to explore their situation and she believes that we are all able to solve our own problems and overcome our difficulties but at times we need help and support to achieve this. Jacqui considers herself to be flexible and open minded and she enjoys the process of challenging her own ideas and concepts about life.
Monica has 18 years general counselling experience in 4 countries as well as having worked in corporate for a number of years. Special interest areas are Autism (ASD), Grief, Couples, 11-25 yrs, and Cross Cultural Issues. Using a Person-Centered or Integrative approach of counselling, Monica meets every client where they are in their journey by providing a safe confidential space to explore what the you bring to each session.
Self nurture and self kindness are an integral part of looking after yourself while we explore what it is that brings you to counselling. Monica will help you explore tools and techniques that meet your individual needs to help you between sessions and for personal navigation of future challenging situations.