Vacancy: Psychotherapist, Ashburn Clinic, Dunedin

Psychotherapist Advert Ashburn Clinic An opportunity has arisen for a permanent full-time Psychotherapist to work at Ashburn Clinic in Dunedin, New Zealand. Ashburn Clinic is a psychiatric hospital and democratic therapeutic community established over 130 years ago. In catering for both privately and publically funded patients, Ashburn’s treatment model makes a significant and unique contribution […]

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

Vacancy: School Counsellor, King’s College, Auckland

Key Pastoral Care Role Comprehensive guidance and counselling programmes and services Developmental/Preventative focus The successful applicant will need: An appropriate tertiary level qualification in counselling Experience working with adolescents Knowledge of current issues in learning support and pastoral care in a secondary school setting To assist with the design and delivery of the personal development […]

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 […]

Facilitating and supporting mental health and wellbeing in clients – two MUST HAVE books

The Professional Practice of Psychology will be of interest to all professionals who work to facilitate and support the mental health and wellbeing of their patients/clients. The book has 34 chapters covering diverse topics including, ethical issues and working with Māori, Pasifika, Asian, Indian peoples and refugees. Other chapters include privacy, confidentiality, child abuse and neglect, professional […]

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 […]

Nelson Conference 2017 “Research in the Maori World” Keynote address by John and Hilary Mitchell

“Research in the Maori World” Keynote address by John and Hilary Mitchell John and Hilary Mitchell have operated as Mitchell Research for nearly thirty years.  They have completed hundreds of reports on social investigations and Maori issues, including evidence for the Waitangi Tribunal.  They have published a number of books, including the four-volume series “Te […]

Indemnity Insurance

Dear Members You will shortly receive a letter from Rothbury Wilkinson, our Indemnity Insurance broker, advising you of a change to the section that relates to the provision of counselling should you be the subject of the complaint. The policy formerly stated that counselling services will be provided by EAP Services. As a result of […]

Treating Victims Like Criminals- Press Release NZAP Children and Adolescents Issues

Lyn Holdem, Judith Morris and Kyle McDonald issued this press release on Scoop Treating Victims Like Criminals Yesterday it was reported that 700 young people have been placed in police cells for more than 24 hours since 2010. “This is treating the victims of family abuse as criminals according to the Childrens and Adolecent Issues […]

Cost Cutting Costs Lives

Press Release: New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists 22nd April, 2016 *** The New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists supports calls for a nationwide enquiry into the Mental Health system, after more New Zealanders than ever before lost their lives to suicide last year. The NZAP gathered this week for its annual conference in Hawkes Bay and […]