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Yi Zhang

Yi Zhang


Reaching Potential Psychology

Empowering wonderful people to reach the happiness they deserve. Professional and confidential psychological support. Services available in English and Mandarin.
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Contact Yi

M. 021 0285 6250
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Practice Locations

Avondale Family Health Centre
1784 Great North Road
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Onlilne therapy available.

Transport and Parking

Onsite and street parking is available.


Currently, I have limited availability on Saturdays.


I offer therapy in:
English / 英文 
Mandarin / 普通话   


$160 per session (60 mins)

Payment Options

Payment in full is due before the appointment (if paying via bank transfer)or at the time of the appointment.

Client Types

Children, adolescents, adults, couples, families.


Areas of Special Interest

Anxiety & Depression. Trauma. Parenting / Parent-Child Relationships. Developmental Disorders: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and other developmental disorders.


Counselling/Therapy Services

Reaching Potential Psychology are a friendly team of non-judgmental psychologists offering long term support in both English and Chinese (Mandarin).

Our psychologists are NZ registered with years of experience working in government agencies and private organisations.

Privacy is very important to us and you can be rest assured that what you share with us during therapy sessions will be confidential.


Counselling/Therapy Approach

  • Positive Behaviour Support (PBS)
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (TF-CBT)

Registrations and Professional Memberships

  • Registered Psychologist


  • Postgraduate Diploma in the Practice of Psychology (University of Waikato)
  • Master of Applied Psychology (First Class Honours) (University of Waikato)
  • Graduate Diploma in Secondary School Teaching (Victoria University of Wellington)
  • Bachelor of Music (Massey University, Wellington)

Background and Experience

I came to New Zealand from China on my own as an adolescent and have lived, studied and worked in New Zealand for about 20 years. I understand the ups and downs of living a life in a new country.

Previously, I worked as a Registered Teacher in Masterton. Through my employment as a Registered Psychologist, I have worked alongside children, young people, adults and families in government and non-government organisations.

My areas of interest include: trauma, depression, anxiety, parenting, parent-child relationship, Autism, psychological assessment and therapies.


在成为心理师之前,我曾是新西兰注册教师,主要教初高中音乐。 如今通过注册心理师的工作,我有与儿童,青少年,成人以及家庭的工作经验。我也分别在政府及非政府组织里工作的经验。我的兴趣领域包括:创伤,抑郁,焦虑,家庭教育,亲子关系,自闭症,心理评估和治疗。