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Nicole Smith

Nicole Smith

Counsellor, Family Therapist, Child Therapist, Life Coach, Supervisor

Nicole Smith Health Services
I am passionate about people and supporting them through their life. I believe in a holistic approach to healing - mental health, physical health, spiritual health and family. I worked at the Salvation Army Bridge Programme for seven years, in three roles.
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Contact Nicole Smith

M. 027 439 4814
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Practice Locations

73 Kakariki Grove
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The Terrace
Wellington CBD

Transport and Parking

Waikanae: Good parking. Close to Waikanae Station.
Wellington CBD: office close to Wellington Railway Station


Availability Monday - Friday, both sites - variable to appointment demand.


$90 per session 
Couples: $135 per session
Phone Support: is also available (see my website)
Supervision: $135 (this can be negotiated to what your service funds).

$110 per session

Payment Options

EFTPOS, Credit Card, Internet Banking, Cash

Client Types

Children, adolescents, adults, couples, families, groups.


Areas of Special Interest

Alcohol & Drug & Significant Others, Assessment, Community Treatment, Referrals & Support, Couples, Relationships, Family, Gender Diversity, Youth, ADHD/ADD, Co-dependency, Eating Disorders, Employment Issues, Grief, Anxiety Professional Supervision.


Counselling/Therapy Services

See my web site and click on the topics for further information.
Conscious wellness - learning what that means for you; building personal strategies to enhance resilience.


Counselling/Therapy Approach

CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Strengths & Solution Focused, Narrative, Reflective, Te Whare Tapa Wha.


Registrations and Professional Memberships

  • Registered Practitioner of the Drug and Alcohol Practitioners Association of Aotearoa-New Zealand (DAPAANZ)
  • Accredited Clinical Supervisor to the Drug and Alcohol Practitioners Association of Aotearoa-New Zealand (DAPAANZ)


  • Post Graduate Certificate Professional Supervision
  • Bachelor Alcohol & Drug Studies
  • Certificate in Youth Work
  • Group Crisis Intervention with Al - Critical Incident Stress Management (CIMA) - 2018

Background and Experience

Seven Years experience at Salvation Army Bridge Residential Programme - working with moderate to severe substance misuse - with complex co-existing mental health issues and significant others. 

I have worked as a one to one counsellor within the residential setting and harm reduction community care. I also was the Intake Co-ordinator and Clinical Team Leader. I am also experienced in group facilitation and family systems/relationships.

Vitae EAP Counsellor and Professional Supervision.

I have a strong knowledge of mental health, agencies and your rights. 


Supervision Services

I use the reflective model of Supervision, with Strengths and Solution Focus. My training at Auckland University enables multi-disciplinary Supervision skills.