B.Arch(Hons), MHSC(Psychotherapy, Hons), Registered Psychotherapist, PBANZ, NZAP
Statement of Purpose: Blair offers counselling for clients struggling with addictions and uses methods which are warm, friendly and proven. Blair has a strong passion for working with addictions and has first-hand experience in recovery. This personal experience combined with over twenty years experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist means Blair is well placed to assist people make sense of why they can’t control their addictive behaviour and begin to find tools to recover. Recovering from addictions is usually difficult to achieve on your own as there are usually a number of different factors behind it. Alongside gaining some tools to start reducing the addictive behaviours, Blair can also help you start to see the underlying factors behind it, how the addiction may be affecting your loved ones and begin addressing these issues too.
Blair strongly believes with the right support and help we are all capable of recovery and having a fulfilling life.
Specialisms: Blair has particular experience and expertise with:
- Sex & pornography issues
- Alcohol & drug addictions
- Gambling addictions
- Relationship issues
- Couples counselling
- Depression & Anxiety
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Experience: Over twenty years experience in the counselling / psychotherapy professions. Blair has worked in private practice, at The Mensana Clinic, Youthline and in the public mental health sector (ADHB & WDHB).
Approaches and modalities: Blair has an integrative approach to psychotherapy utilising clinically proven methods such as Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and (EFT) Couple therapy. He believes that effective psychotherapy needs to be tailored to the individual(s) and should address the emotional, the cognitive, the physical, and the interpersonal aspects of people’s lives.
Professional Accreditation: Registered Psychotherapist with PBANZ & MNZAP
Location: Grey Lynn: Afternoon/evening appointments Monday-Friday.
Costs: $160 (50 min session for individuals & 60mins for couples).
Partial funding of $60 a session may be available through WINZ if you are a beneficiary or student.
Enquiries welcome: To make an appointment you can phone or text Blair on 021 437 080 or email him on email@example.com Please leave a detailed message so Blair can respond to you as soon as he is available.