Sophie Pachot


I am a psychologist, originally from France, working in private practice for the last 6 years. I have been in New Zealand for 23 years. I have two children age 21 and 17 years old. I enjoy family times, traveling, working out and walks in nature.


I work with:

  • children (in partnership with their parents)
  • adolescents (in partnership with their parents)
  • adults


I have expertise in working with:

  • anxiety
  • trauma
  • moods disorders that affect children, young people and adults’ well being
  • assertiveness/self esteem
  • parenting issues
  • parental separation affecting children
  • depressive disorders
  • domestic violence
  • behavioural issues
  • sexual abuse


Counselling/Therapy Approach

I use a mixture of approaches in therapy work including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, EMDR, psycho education, Interactive Drawing Therapy and some mindfulness/ACT skills.


Background and Experience

  • Counsellor working with women and children at women’s refuge for 7 years
  • Private practice for the last 6 years
  • ACC Sensitive Claim provider (Please contact my suppliers TheraMAS Limited or Hutt Valley Sexual Abuse Support and Healing (HV SASH) as they manage the referrals, thank you).


Q Registrations and Memberships

- Registered Psychologist
- Member NZ Psychological Society (MNZPsS)

Q Qualifications

- Bachelor of social science (Psychology)
- Masters in Psychology
- Post Graduate Diploma in Child and Adolescent Psychology
- Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Practice

Q Languages

English / Anglais
French / Français

Q Appointments

Appointments are provided Monday to Friday from 9am to 3pm

Q Fees

$172.50 per hour including GST

Q Payment Options

Internet Banking/Cash