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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


Oranga Tamariki – the health of children

NZAP press release The health of children depends on having safe, supportive structures around them. In Te Ao Māori, the child is born of its parents, but belongs to the entire whānau. They are a taonga, someone to be celebrated and supported into their adulthood, where they can continue to contribute to their whānau, hapū … more


Mental Health Clinician, Palmerston North

V042 MH Clinician – Palmerston North Jul 2019 MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN, COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS SITE, PALMERSTON NORTH Clinical Psychologist, Psychotherapist, OT, Psychiatric Nurse Role based at Community Corrections Site, Palmerston North Competitive, market-based remuneration package Challenging and rewarding role, with a service development component Pact is a major provider of community-based mental health services across Southland, … more


Mental Health Clinician, Upper Hutt

V041 MH Clinician – Upper Hutt July 2019 MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN, RIMUTAKA AND AROHATA PRISONS Clinical Psychologist, Psychotherapist, OT, Psychiatric Nurse Role based at Rimutaka and Arohata Prisons, Upper Hutt Competitive, market-based remuneration package Challenging and rewarding role, with a service development component Pact is a major provider of community-based mental health services across Southland, … more


Call to strengthen the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill

NZAP Press Release, May 2019 “The New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists stand with other professional organisations to support the government’s Zero Carbon bill and the commission to monitor and set standards of greenhouse gases. We ask that the government announce a Climate Crisis and shorten the goal for Zero Carbon to 10 years.” says Lynne … more


Call for psychotherapists to talk about countertransference experiences

Are you a psychotherapist working with individuals who meet criteria for borderline personality disorder? My name is Kristin Reilly and I am a Clinical Psychology Doctoral student at the University of Auckland. As part of my research, I will be interviewing therapists about their experience of countertransference when working with clients who have been diagnosed … more