Doctorate of Philosophy (Psychology), Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology, Postgraduate Diploma in Science (Psychology), Bachelor of Science (Psychology and Education), Member of the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists.
Jennifer aims to develop a warm and genuine therapeutic relationship with her clients. She takes a client-centred approach in helping individuals work toward their goals. She is passionate about understanding her clients, and providing them with a safe and non-judgemental environment in which they can work together to improve or overcome whatever difficulties they are facing.
Areas of work:
Jennifer works with adults, adolescents, and children experiencing:
Jennifer has knowledge and experience using the following evidence-based techniques, and can utilise aspects from each to best suit the client’s needs:
Background and Experience
Jennifer completed her studies at the University of Otago, New Zealand. Her doctoral research focused on the topic of social anxiety in Autism Spectrum Disorders. She has experience working in adolescent and adult community mental health care settings within the public system, where she worked with individuals experiencing moderate to severe mental health difficulties. She has helped clients with a range of presentations, including trauma, personality disorders, suicidality and self-harm, psychosis, OCD, anxiety, depression, ASD, and cognitive difficulties.
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