Raewyn Knowles


Kia ora

I’m Raewyn Knowles. I live in Massey Auckland, and I love being nestled under the Waitakere Ranges. My whakapapa is the Celts of Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and southern Europe, including Croatia.

We all deserve a safe, non-judgmental space to share our story; to explore what impacts your life, the positive change you’re seeking, voicing your needs, or determining how to honour your loved ones.

What you can expect when from me

Background and experience

I’ve thirty years’ supporting people to approach life’s challenges and personal change. I’m inspired and humbled by the courage I’ve witnessed as I’ve walked alongside people and their transformational journeys.

I have worked in the health sector in New Zealand, England and Australia, within both NGOs and Government Departments. This is predominantly within Mental Health and Addiction services e.g. community, detoxification, opiate substitution, Forensics, older Adults, gambling. This includes fourteen years Clinical supervision and in my private practice.



  • Mood concerns
  • Relationships
  • Addictions
  • Traumas
  • Life transitions – grief and loss
  • Self-esteem/worth, spirituality
  • Spirituality and cultural concerns



Counselling Services

I provide face to face, phone or online counselling sessions locally or nationally. I can provide evenings or weekends by negotiation.


Supervision Services

I provide professional supervision to students in training, counsellors/therapists and health practitioners within addiction, social services, and/or their own private practice. I also provide professional development workshops for therapists and practitioners seeking to complete their NZAC full membership process.

I look forward to meeting you!


Registrations and Professional Memberships

  • Registered Psychotherapist
  • Member of the NZ Association of Psychotherapists (MNZAP)
  • Member New Zealand Association of Counsellors (MNZAC)
  • Practitioner Member of the Drug and Alcohol Practitioners Association of Aotearoa-New Zealand (DAPAANZ)
  • Aotearoa New Zealand Transactional Analysis Association (ANZTA)
  • International Transactional Analysis Association (ITAA)
  • Waka Oranga



  • Certified Transactional Analyst – specialising in Psychotherapy
  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy Foundational training
  • Certificate in Supervision
  • Certificate and Diploma in Alcohol and Drug Studies
  • Diploma in Occupational Therapy
  • Certificate of Proficiency – Qualitative Research I&II
  • Motivational Interviewing


Transport and Parking

There is off street parking in front of my property; and a bus stop within 500 metres.



I provide face to face, phone or online counselling sessions locally or nationally. I can provide evenings or weekends by negotiation.



Limited te reo Maaori.



$130 per individual sessions and $160 for couples and/or family sessions.
Student rates by negotiation for those studying counselling or psychotherapy.
Option to invoice MSD direct.


Payment Options

Cash or Internet banked session fee on the day.