Dee Costello

Dee Costello


In Person Therapy Available

Next available Tuesday, Nov 2nd



I engage with clients in person-centered ways mainly using ACT, Interactive Drawing Therapy and age-appropriate play-based approaches. I like to work with children, adolescents and family members. I am experienced in supporting people with issues: anxiety, anger, stress, grief, depression, peer relationships, blended family & family communication & self-esteem issues. I specialise in: Child-Centered Play Therapy with young children Behaviour change practices Parenting support and education Couple relationship counselling Restorative conversations Personal growth Please give at least 24 hours notice if you are unable to attend any session. Counselling sessions cancelled with less than 24 hours notice (except for circumstances beyond the control of the client) will be charged at half normal session fee.


B.A. (Psych. & Ed.) ; Dip. Teaching (ECE) ; Dip. Child & Adolescent Counselling ; Registered member of New Zealand Association of Counsellors


Client Type

children, adolescents, families, adults

Therapy Type

acceptance and commitment therapy (act), person centred therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy (cbt), solution focused therapy


  • anger management

  • anxiety

  • stress

  • grief and loss

  • depression

  • relationship issues

  • communication skills

  • family issues

  • self esteem and confidence


Standard Adult therapy session



Subsidised therapy session



Standard child therapy session



Funding Options