Annie Broadbent

Annie Broadbent

Counsellor

In Person Therapy Available

Location

Biography

I value honesty, kindness and individuality. I believe that we all have a right to our own way of doing things. I believe very strongly that we all have the power within ourselves to live the best lives we can. I’m not a fixer, I don’t have all the answers. My aim is to help you with whatever you bring into the room. With an open mind and the skills I have available hopefully I’ll be able to help you move forward in your life to a happier place. As a counsellor I work from a person centred stance and believe in the three core values of unconditional positive regard, empathy and congruence. I translate this as being non-judgemental, trying to understand the client’s point of view as best I can and by being a genuine person. Secondly I am a pluralistic counsellor in that I believe that different modalities help different people and that we are complex and individual so that no one modality will fit all people and their issues. With this in mind I use a range of methods to try to help each client. This means being open to constant research and reading to find the best fit for each client. This suits my personality very well as I’m committed to ongoing personal and professional development. I grew up in Scotland and have lived in Aotearoa/NZ for 19 years. I have two grown children who live abroad and I have a Masters in Counselling from Massey University.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts,Graduate Diploma in Arts,Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling,Masters in Counselling

Languages

Client Type

elderly, adults, adolescents

Therapy Type

transactional analysis, strength based therapy, solution focused therapy, person centred therapy, online therapy, narrative therapy, mindfulness, Humanistic Psychology, family systems, collaborative therapy

Specialisations

  • work-life balance

  • upbringing issues

  • trauma

  • stress

  • social anxiety

  • self esteem and confidence

  • religion and spirituality

  • motivation and purpose

  • migrant adjustment

  • mental health and wellbeing

  • life changes

  • insecurities

  • identity

  • grief and loss

  • feeling stuck

  • family issues

  • educational difficulties

  • domestic violence

  • depression

  • cross-culture relationships

  • coping issues

  • chronic disease

  • childhood trauma

  • change and transition

  • burnout

  • bullying

  • break up and divorce

  • body image and eating disorders

  • behavioural issues

  • attachment issues

  • anxiety

  • acceptance

  • abuse

Services

Standard

60min

$120 NZD

Special circumstances

60min

$90 NZD

Or free if your organisation uses Clearhead to provide wellbeing support

SUPPORTED BY

nib foundation
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