Dr Toyia M McWilliams

Dr Toyia M McWilliams


Online Therapy Available


Online Therapy


I am a registered Clinical Psychologists with the New Zealand Psychologists Board with 18 years’ experience, mostly in psychiatric hospitals and public sector mental health, across United States and New Zealand. I am also a member of the New Zealand Psychological Society. While I primarily work from a biopsychosocial model, my approach to therapy includes elements of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Schema Therapy, and Mindfulness; however, I am flexible to the needs of the client. I can also provide Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) technique. My goal is to provide a safe, supportive, non-judgmental, and collaborative environment for my clients. It is important to me that my clients feel heard and understood, and that I can help them feel empowered to develop the skills needed to get through difficult times. I work primarily with adults (18+) but will also work with adolescents from ages 13+. I provide psychological assessment and treatment for a range of conditions including: • Depression • Anxiety • Anger/Stress Management • Sexual trauma • Concerning sexual behaviours • Interpersonal problems • Domestic Violence (individuals only, no couples) • Emotional dysregulation • Transitional issues • Gender and cultural identity problems • Work/life balance • Resettlement/immigration • Job burnout/work-related stress • ACC sensitive claims (in New Zealand) My rates are $175 plus GST for a 45-minute session. If you would like to make an appointment with me, please contact Dr Toyia McWilliams (she / her) at [email protected] or call/message at 021 285 8628. Preferred method of communication is email or text messaging.




Client Type

forensic population, adolescents, adults

Therapy Type

trauma therapy, solution focused therapy, online therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization And Reprocessing Therapy, dialectical behavioural therapy (dbt), cognitive behavioural therapy (cbt)


  • acceptance

  • upbringing issues

  • workplace issues

  • work-life balance

  • trauma

  • stress

  • sexual intimacy

  • sexual identity

  • sexless marriage

  • sex therapist

  • sex addiction

  • sexual abuse

  • self esteem and confidence

  • relationship issues

  • post traumatic stress disorder (ptsd)

  • pornography addiction

  • personality disorder

  • mistrust

  • migrant adjustment

  • mental health disorder

  • loneliness and isolation

  • lgbtiq issues

  • identity

  • harmful sexual behaviour

  • goal setting

  • gender and sexual identity

  • feeling stuck

  • family issues

  • emotional control

  • domestic violence

  • desire issues

  • depression

  • cross-culture relationships

  • cross-cultural difficulties

  • conflict management

  • coping issues

  • communication skills

  • burnout

  • break up and divorce

  • anxiety

  • anger management

  • abuse


Hourly rate (exclusive of GST)


$175 NZD

Rate for forensic work (exclusive of GST)


$225 NZD



$0 NZD

Or free if your organisation uses Clearhead to provide wellbeing support


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