Julie Walker

Counsellor

“I will listen with empathy and care to your concerns, and give you my very best as a counsellor. If you are feeling stuck, and not sure how to move forward, I can introduce proven psychological tools, techniques, and life skills into our conversation which will help you on your journey to cope better, and apply at a pace that is comfortable for you.”

 

Julie’s areas of special interest are:

  • anxiety
  • coping with change
  • grief
  • depression
  • loneliness
  • poor sleep
  • loss (e.g. work, relationships, assets, career)
  • self-esteem
  • finding your voice/identity
  • couple and family work
  • healing from trauma
  • extensive experience in group therapy (available for corporate sessions too)

 

Counselling Services

I offer a warm, respectful and non-judgemental space where you can talk through your concerns, understand your feelings and thought patterns, gain new insights which will enhance your psychological well being, and explore possibilities for the future. I believe I have an approach which sets people at ease and I will listen with a keen professional ear, always bringing empathy and expertise to our sessions.

 

Counselling Approach

I use an integrated counselling approach (so I draw from a wealth of proven psychological approaches depending on the particular needs of the client). I have training, knowledge and experience in Narrative Therapy, Mindfulness, Group Therapy, Couple therapy, Sensory Modulation, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy.

FAQs

Q Registrations and Memberships

- Member of NZ Christian Counsellors Association (MNZCCA)

Q Qualifications

- Bachelor of Health Science (Psychology) - 1st Class Honours
- Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling
- Trinity College TESOL
- Whiteira Creative Writing Cert

Q Appointments

- Zoom or face to face - flexible times between 10am and 7pm.
- I also take bookings Saturday mornings so please inquire if there are any spaces.

Q Fees & Payment

- All sessions are 60 minutes
- Individuals $90
- Couples and Families $130
- Couples and families may prefer 90 minute sessions which are $150
- Zoom sessions are also available at the same fees as above
- Payment is requested by cash or internet within 3 days after the completed appointment.

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