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Parent Help Counselling Services

Parent Help Counselling Services

Counsellors

 
Covid19 Update: To our current and new clients – counselling and coaching sessions are available either by phone or by Zoom.
Parent Help Counselling Services offers professional and affordable counselling. Our counsellors have specialist skills and experience in working with children, adolescents, adults and their whānau.
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Contact Parent Help

P.  04 802 5767
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Practice Locations

Counselling by Zoom and phone during Covid19.

Wellington:
Level 4
175 Victoria Street
Wellington 6011
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Auckland:
Lifeline Offices
95 Great South Road
Greenlane
Auckland 1051
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Appointments

Wellington: we are open Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. 
Auckland: counselling only available on Thursdays from 10am-2.30pm.

Fees

1-hour online sessions are offered at $65 incl. GST.
Our counselling sessions can be affordable to all – we don’t want costs to be a barrier for families who need assistance. If you are entitled to a Disability Allowance it may be possible for WINZ to cover your counselling costs.
 


Client Types

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

 

Areas of Special Interest

Family problems, parent and child relationships, personal issues, blended and step family relationships, separation, supporting children and teenagers, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, gender identity issues, trauma, personal growth.

 

Counselling/Therapy Services

Parent Help counsellors have specialist skills and experience in working with children, adolescents, adults and their whānau.

The counselling work may involve: 
  • exploring emotions, thoughts and behaviour 
  • becoming more aware of yourself, your values and what motivates you 
  • planning and setting goals 
  • improving your relationships 
  • reducing your stress 
  • doing things differently to bring about change in your life 
  • learning alternative parenting strategies 
  • exploring new ways of interacting with your child to improve your relationship 

You can expect the counsellor to: 
  • be trustworthy 
  • respect your confidentiality 
  • listen to you carefully and sensitively 
  • discuss issues that are relevant and preferable to you 
  • support you in making the changes you choose 
Please see our website for more information about our counsellors.

 

Counselling/Therapy Approach

Our counsellors will draw from a range of counselling approaches depending on your individual needs, including:
  • client centred counselling
  • strengths based counselling
  • solutions focused counselling
  • mindfulness
  • narrative therapy
  • Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP)
  • psychodynamic therapy
  • mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • family systems therapy
  • Interactive Drawing Therapy
  • sand play therapy
 

Registrations and Professional Memberships

  • Members & Provisional Members of the NZ Association of Counsellors (MNZAC)
  • Professional Members of the Australian, New Zealand and Asian Arts Therapy Association (MANZACATA) 
 

Qualifications

  • Our counsellors are professionally trained and adhere to the code of ethics of the New Zealand Association of Counsellors and the Parent Help Code of Ethics.
 

Background and Experience

Parent Help has been providing support to parents and individuals since 1989. We are a charity supporting parents/whānau build strong and resilient families.