Michelle Kanellis

Sovereign Lions Counselling


FULLY BOOKED I am currently not taking new clients.



I am a NZAC registered counsellor. I have been counselling for 8 years specialising in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). Adult, Adolescence, Family and Couples Therapy.

If you are suffering, struggling and wanting help, reach out and together we can work to make positive changes. No Judgement, Everyone Welcome.


I can help you with

  • Panic Attacks
  • Whanau Issues
  • OCD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Suicidal Tendencies
  • Self-Harm
  • Eating Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Family Separation
  • Family Disputes
  • Adoption/Whangai
  • ADHD


About Me

I initially trained with the Australian Professional Counsellors Association in Sydney gaining a Diploma of Counselling – Majoring in Whanau. After moving back home, completed my Bachelors Degree in Social Services – Counselling. I have been in private practice for 8 years, and for 2.5 years was the Lead Counsellor of Hauora Team for Raglan Cluster Schools working with children, teenagers and whanau.


Counselling approaches I use

  • Solution Focused
  • Strength Based
  • Person Centered Counselling
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)

Progress of Counselling is a Professional Intimate Relationship, where we can walk through suffering, depression, grief, whanau breakdowns, parenting issues, together.


Q Registrations and Memberships

- Member, Registered with NZ Association of Counsellors (MNZAC)

Q Qualifications

- Diploma of Counselling
- Bachelors of Social Services (Counselling)

Q Appointments

- Monday -Friday
- By Appointment Only

Q Fees

- Individual: $140 inc GST
- Couple: $200 inc GST
- Whanau: $250 inc GST
- payment can be made by Eftpos or Bank Transfer