Annie Bruwer


Hello! I am Annie Bruwer and live here in the Manawatu with my family. I am a registered counsellor with The New Zealand Association of Counsellors with over 5 years experience working with a wide range of ages presenting with various issues/challenges.  I provide individual and couples counselling.

“As a counsellor I am passionate about creating a safe place in which I can guide and assist you in finding the solutions that you seek so that you can become the best version of yourself”

Areas of interest

  • anxiety
  • depression
  • stress
  • emotional and general issues
  • relationship difficulties
  • grief and loss
  • trauma
  • anger management
  • life transitions/self development

Counselling/therapy approaches

  • Person Centred
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Narrative Therapy

Background and experience

I have over 5 years experience working at a non-profit counselling organisation/agency with individuals, couples and families ranging between the ages of 5 to 80 years. I have also worked at a local primary school, secondary school and university working with children, adolescents and students. I have also facilitated a number of Triple P Positive parenting programs.


Q Registration and membership

- Provisional Member of New Zealand Association of Counsellors (NZAC)

Q Qualification

- Bachelor of Counselling

Q Cost

- $100 per one hour session (individuals)
- $120 per one hour session (couples)

Q Availability

- Monday’s
- Saturday morning availability (at a slightly higher rate)
- More availability opening up soon