Some journeys aren't meant to be taken alone.
Key areas we help with:
Managing Emotions & Stress
Supervision: Community/Pastoral Workers
Re-establishing Shared Dreams & Goals
In person & online options available
We can help you with addiction
Is Counselling Right for You?
Your journey is important. Sometimes life trips us up and we need help to move forward.
No matter what you're going through (relationship issues, addiction, depression, anxiety, anger etc, we will walk with you to help you discover the solution to your particular struggles.
What does this look like?
We provide a confidential and non-judgemental place to share your story
We assess your strengths and challenges and provide tools to help you overcome obstacles
We can help you set goals, change behaviour, and improve your life
Appointment times (South Auckland region):
Thurs & Fri afternoons & evenings
In person or online options available
If you're feeling suicidal please call:
Lifeline New Zealand
0800 543 354
Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week
Counsellor & Relationship Therapist
Our lead therapist has a lifetime of experience and is passionate about helping individuals, couples, and families to thrive.
Garey has trained in:
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT): recognised as being helpful for depression and anxiety
Narrative Therapy: effective in working with issues such as anger, rejection, sexual addiction
Emotional Focused Therapy (EFT): effective in helping couples develop and improve their relationships
Providing supervision to those in helping professions such as church workers and pastors
Garey has experience working in a pastoral setting for 20+ years. He also is a full member of NZAC (NZ Association of Counsellors) and member of NZCEFT (NZ Community of Emotional Focused Therapists)
Qualifications: BComm, BTheol, BCounselling, Cert Supervision, Cert Domestic Violence, Cert Tertiary Teaching, Emotionally Focused Therapy EFT (Externship Level), Gottman Couples Therapy Level 1, Member of NZAC. Trained at Auckland University, Manukau Institute of Technology & Bethlehem Tertiary Institute.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
10 out of 10 for feeling heard and understood and working on what I want to talk about.
Thanks for your God-centred support during a trying time. Your considered understanding, empathy and guidance was so helpful. You also challenged me to think about myself, my feelings and how these may have an impact on my relationships with others and how to ensure these were channeled to help my relationships.
Really appreciate everything you have done, Garey.
Garey creates warm, genuine, and engaging relationships with his clients. He is able to form rapport readily, and puts clients at ease.