Kirsten Davis

Kirsten Davis

Psychologist



Highlighted specialties
depressionlife changesadolescentsparentingchronic diseasedialectical behavioural therapy (dbt)
Biography

Kirsten has worked with both adolescents and adults across both public mental health and private sectors for the last two decades. Kirsten is a founding member of DBTNZ and was involved in development, implementation and coordination of the first Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Programme in New Zealand for adolescents and their families. She has extensive experience in DBT consultation, supervision and training in community outpatient, inpatient, forensic, residential care & protection settings and schools. Kirsten has been a trainer for many Behavioural Tech licensed events, including DBT Intensive Training, and is particularly interested in implementation and development of sustainable DBT programmes across a variety of different settings. In her private practice Kirsten works with clients of all ages and is informed by Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), DBT, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Mindfulness based approaches. She is competent in dealing with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, chonic pain and management of serious illness, difficulties in interpersonal relationships, parenting and general life adjustment.

Qualifications

DClinPsy, MA(Hons), MZPSS

Specialisations

Anxiety

Chronic disease

Depression

Grief and loss

Life changes

Parenting

Relationship issues

Client

Adolescents

Adults

Families

Therapy

Acceptance and commitment therapy (act)

Cognitive behavioural therapy (cbt)

Dialectical behavioural therapy (dbt)

Mindfulness

Fees

Initial Appointment Session

$200

60 minutes

Financial assistance for sessions may be accessible from WINZ, ACC, Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), or CCM/Wellness funding through your General Practice Doctor.

Individual Therapy Session

$190

60 minutes

Financial assistance for sessions may be accessible from WINZ, ACC, Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), or CCM/Wellness funding through your General Practice Doctor.

Locations

- 43 Moore Street, Howick, Auckland, 2014

- 129 Beachlands Road, Beachlands, Auckland, 2018

Contact Information