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Partnership for sale, Tauranga

An opening has come up for a therapist to join Bay Counselling and Therapy Services Ltd, 68, 10th Avenue, Tauranga. Bay Counselling is an established collective of therapists who have been serving the Bay of Plenty community for 30 years. This is an opportunity for a therapist to gain regular diverse work, both private and … more


Call for help to run the 1737 support line

Kia ora, We need help. More Kiwis are calling 1737, in response to COVID-19, and we need mental health professionals to support the community. A work from home option is available, providing support to callers of the National Telehealth Service which includes 137. We are currently seeing an increase in our service volumes and some … more


Practising psychotherapy in the midst of COVID-19 pandemic

[As at 19 March 2020] Although community spread of the virus has not yet happened in Aotearoa NZ, and therefore the current risk of virus transmission between ourselves and clients is extremely low, NZAP advises our members to keep informed and prepared for the possibility that COVID-19 may spread in the community. Check the Ministry of Health … more


Vacancy: Psychotherapist, Ashburn Clinic, Dunedin

An opportunity has arisen for a permanent Psychotherapist to work at Ashburn Clinic in Dunedin, New Zealand. The position is 0.8 FTE, although there may be some room for negotiation around this. Ashburn Clinic is a psychiatric hospital and democratic therapeutic community established over 130 years ago.  In catering for both privately and publically funded patients, … more


Strike by psychotherapists in Auckland and Waitemata DHBs

Psychotherapists at Waitemata and Auckland DHBs have made the painful and difficult decision to go on strike for the first time ever. It is a challenging situation for our colleagues who have only come to this decision after the negotiated agreement was turned down by senior managers. The terms being negotiated were for the same … more


Generic Supervision Assessment Tool – survey

The Generic Supervision Assessment Tool (GSAT) is a multidisciplinary tool that has been tested against a broad workforce sector in order to capture multiple perspectives. The GSAT has three versions that were designed to capture the perspectives of the supervisee, supervisor and an independent third party. The focusing of this work is on defining clinical supervisor … more


Vacancy: Sexual Violence Crisis Support Counsellors, Auckland

Sexual Violence Crisis Counsellor vacancies HELP’s 24-hour crisis service provides counselling, information, and support to women, children, and families who have experienced sexual violence either recently or in the past.  The service includes supporting clients through police procedures and medical processes. Our Crisis Team is currently looking for qualified psychotherapists, psychologists or counselors, preferably with … more


2 vacancies: Counsellor/Family Therapist/AOD Counsellor, Gore

2 x 0.8 fte positions The Gore Counselling Centre has provided a professional therapeutic service to Gore for 42 years. Staff are well supported and enjoy a positive collegial environment. The Family Therapist position involves working with young people and their families who present with a full range of issues. The therapist will work holistically utilising a wide range … more


Oranga Tamariki and Maori Whanau Wellbeing

NZAP press release Minister for Children, Honourable Tracey Martin, stated on RNZ recently that Oranga Tamariki would have to partner with Iwi to provide safe homes for children in state care. Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft called this “a revolution in the way the State honours Treaty obligations with Māori in respect with care of children”. … more


Clinical Team Leader, Refugee Mental Health and Wellbeing, Auckland

Clinical Team Leader Vacancy Your opportunity to be part of supporting refugees as they arrive and settle in New Zealand Refugees as Survivors New Zealand is seeking a Clinical Team Leader who is passionate about working in this dynamic area and contributing to the successful resettlement of newly arrived and resettled refugees in New Zealand. … more