Ella Kroch

Registered Clinical Psychologist

Kia ora and welcome!

I am a registered clinical psychologist who works compassionately and collaboratively with adolescents and adults experiencing a range of life challenges and mental health difficulties. 

My approach to therapy:

I work in a warm, non-judgemental, and genuine manner, and strive to create a space where people feel safe to share their experiences, thoughts, and feelings. I am passionate about helping people learn about themselves, overcome feeling ‘stuck’, and develop practical skills and strategies – so that they can ride the waves of life with presence and a sense of resilience and purpose.

I use evidence-based treatment approaches such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and compassion-focused therapy (CFT) to help people create meaningful change. I thoroughly enjoy learning, continuing my education, and keeping up to date with the psychological literature.

Life challenges I commonly work with:

  • anxiety disorders (e.g. panic, worry, phobias)
  • stress and burnout 
  • depression and low mood
  • sexual health and sexuality
  • obsessive compulsive disorder
  • relationship and interpersonal difficulties
  • gender identity
  • adjustment to new life circumstances

FAQs

Q Registrations and Memberships

- Registered Clinical Psychologist
- Member of NZ College of Clinical Psychologists (MNZCCP)
- Member of Professional Association for Transgender Health Aotearoa (PATHA)

Q Qualifications

- Bachelor of Science in Psychology
- Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Honours)
- Doctor of Clinical Psychology

Q Appointments

- I am available for online appointments from Monday to Wednesday

Q Fees and payment options

- Fees are $200 for a 55 minute session
- Fees may vary for other services so please get in touch
- Payable through online banking

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