Rachelle Whitehead

Counsellor, Family Therapist, Child Therapist & Supervisor


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Hello! I’m Rachelle Whitehead, born Canadian and raised my family in New Zealand for the past 35 years. I am a Registered Social Worker and Counsellor, (NZAC) specialising in Child and Adolescent Therapy and Child Sexual Abuse work (ACC Sensitive Claims).


Child Therapy

  • Child Therapy and Counselling
  • ACC Sexual Abuse Therapy
  • Vouchers available


Services for Professionals

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  • Clinical Supervision
  • Court Referrals
  • Social work referrals: offer packages of care

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Counselling/Therapy Approach

  • Trauma informed Therapy
  • Parent-Child Psychotherapy


Background and Experience

  • Over 16 years working with children and families.
  • Completed Basic Training with ongoing Training with Ana Gomez and Adrianne Struick ( Child EMDR Specialists)


Supervision Services

I am passionate about providing supervision for Social Workers and Professionals working with Children.



Q Registrations and Memberships

- Member of the NZ Association of Counsellors (MNZAC)
- Member NZ Association of Social Workers (ANZASW)
- Member of Eye Movement, Desensitization and Reprocessing New Zealand (EMDRNZ)
- Registered Social Worker
- ACC Registered Counsellor
- Family Court Registered Counsellor

Q Qualifications

- Bachelor of Social Work (Second Class Honors)
- Diploma in Counselling
- Post Graduate Diploma in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

Q Appointments

Available 9-5 pm or evenings by arrangement.

Q Payment Options

Internet banking
ACC Sensitive Claims