Shannon Granich

Counsellor & Supervisor

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