Dr Chris Murray

Clinical Psychologist


In response to the challenges we face, we can sometimes get stuck and experience difficulties that get in the way of living the kind of life that we want. I provide a safe space to explore life’s challenges, so that you may live a life with meaning and vitality.


I can help you explore challenges relating to:

  • depression
  • anxiety and phobias
  • anger issues
  • trauma and abuse
  • grief and loss
  • stress management
  • self-esteem
  • identity
  • relationship issues
  • life transitions
  • cultural issues


Counselling/Therapy Services

People may consider therapy for a variety of reasons – to make sense of past and current experiences; to explore and understand thoughts and feelings; to develop effective coping strategies for current challenges; to improve relationships and interact with others more effectively; to identify what is important and discover new possibilities.

To support you on your journey, I provide person-centred psychological therapy with a warm, collaborative and non-judgemental approach.


I am trained in a number of evidence-based therapies including:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Schema Therapy
  • Family and Systemic Therapy


About Me

In addition to my private practice, I am also employed by Waitemata District Health Board as a Clinical Psychologist, involving the psychological assessment and treatment of individuals with moderate-to-severe mental health difficulties.


Q Registrations and Memberships

- Registered Clinical Psychologist
- Member of the NZ College of Clinical Psychologists (MNZCCP)
- Member of the Association of Contextual and Behavioural Science (ACBS)

Q Qualifications

- Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
- Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology (First Class)
- Doctorate of Clinical Psychology

Q Appointments


Q Fees

- Initial Assessment: $225
- Subsequent appointments: $200
- payment can be made by Cash and online banking

Q Cancellations

Please note cancellations must be made at least 24 hours before the appointment time, otherwise full payment is required.