Finding Compassion in a Dark Day – NZAP press release

15 March 2019 New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists (NZAP) acknowledge the shock and grief of the Moslem communities of Aotearoa and affected communities of Christchurch.  Particularly we wish to acknowledge the suffering of the families of the forty New Zealand citizens who have had their lives cut short and the trauma of the helpers and […]

Part time counsellor, Well Elder, Wellington

Counsellor position description – Wellington February 2019 We are looking for a new appointment to work across Wellington and Porirua area as part of a team of three contracted counsellors.  Applications to by 5pm on Monday 11 March 2019 Please provide letter and CV for information, enquiries to 04 380 2440 Position Description […]

AGM 2019 reports and forms

Below are links to documents relating to the next NZAP AGM, which will be held at the Oceania Room, Te Papa, Wellington, at 5.30pm on Saturday 23 March 2019.  Please click on each one separately to download it. The reports will be added here in due course. AGM Agenda 2019 DRAFT AGM minutes 2018 Call […]

Vacancies: Lecturer, Psychotherapy Programmes, AUT

We are seeking Lecturers who will aid the delivery of teaching and learning experiences for students enrolled on psychotherapy programmes, engage in research and enhance the Discipline’s capacity for postgraduate research and supervision, and provide leadership to and linkages with the national and international psychotherapy community. The Lecturer acts as a facilitator for student learning, […]

DRAFT NZAP AGM minutes 2018

DRAFT AGM minutes 2018

A psychotherapist speaks from both sides of the couch

In this news article psychotherapist Lynn Charlton talks about youth suicide and her own difficult passage through depression during adolescence and early adulthood. She reveals the healing she achieved through undertaking a long term psychotherapy. Lynn makes a case for long term therapy when lifestyle changes and brief interventions do not reach the parts of […]

NZAP’s submission to the Mental Health Inquiry

The NZAP submission for the Mental Health Inquiry has now been finalised: NZAP Submission to Mental Health Addictions Inquiry. Please feel free to share this with friends and colleagues. Many thanks to everybody who participated in preparing this impressive document – many members have been involved in its creation. Thanks in particular to Lynne Holdem […]

Conference and Professional Development Review recommendations

The following report was presented to Council for discussion at their meeting in July 2017: Conference and Professional Development Review Recommendations

Speaking out for mental health and young people

13 Reasons How We Can Help Young People Survive and Thrive “Let 13 Reasons Why turn to 13 Reasons How to make a difference to the wellbeing of our young people. These could be made a priority in this election year. We could make a big change in the terrible statistics of youth suicides in […]

NZAP AGM 2017 Reports

Below are links to all the reports and documents for the NZAP 2017 Annual General Meeting Documents, scheduled for Saturday March the 11th at Founders Park & Whakatū Marae, Nelson. AGM Agenda 2017 AGM minutes 2016 Call for Nominations for Council Nomination Form Proxy Form   Report to AGM March 2017 – President Report to […]