Shannon Granich

Counsellor & Supervisor


Not taking new ACC clients at this time Not taking new ACC clients at this time


Counselling and supervision services in Auckland. ACC registered for sensitive claims. EAP registered with Benestar. Specialises in working with children, adolescents and families.


Areas of Special Interest

  • Sexual abuse (ACC registered)
  • Trauma and Abuse
  • Children and Adolescents
  • Gender diversity
  • Autism spectrum and spectrum behaviours
  • Self-harm
  • Bullying


I offer counselling in the following areas:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Relationships and family dynamics
  • Adjusting to Life Changes
  • Trauma and abuse (incl. sexual abuse)
  • Family violence
  • Women’s Issues
  • Couples counselling
  • Parenting
  • Children and adolescents
  • Autism Spectrum (incl. Aspergers)
  • ADHD
  • Family Issues
  • Communication skills
  • Workplace issues
  • Work/Life Balance


Counselling Approach

I operate from a person centred approach to help clients achieve their goals and find hope. I often uses a variety of approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Interactive Drawing Therapy, Gestalt, and Reality Therapy.


Background and Experience

I have been a practicing counsellor in Auckland since 2011. I have worked in schools, community organisations, and private practice, which provides me with a wide variety of clients and backgrounds within a professional setting. I have been working with ACC sensitive claims since 2017, and have been aligned with Rainbow Youth to provide therapeutic support to the rainbow community since 2011.


Supervision Services

I have been offering supervision since 2016, and offer these services to anyone who seeks them, not just other counsellors. I have experience supervising students in various counselling and psychology programs, as well as registered and qualified professionals.



Q Registrations and Memberships

- Member of the NZ Association of Counsellors (MNZAC)
- ACC Registered Counsellor (Sensitive Claims)

Q Qualifications

- Bachelor's Degree in Social Science (Counselling)
- Diploma in Counselling (Children and Young People)
- Post Graduate Diploma in Professional Supervision

Q Appointments

Takanini: Monday 10am - 8pm

Q Fees

- Individual sessions $115
- Couples $140
- Family sessions $175
- Supervision $115
- All rates are inclusive of GST.

Q Payment Options

Cash or Internet Banking