Vacancy: Therapy Services Manager, HELP Auckland

Therapy Services Manager September 2020 Counsellor, psychotherapist, or psychologist,  full-time Want to lead a great team and make a real difference? We are seeking a skilled and inspirational person to lead our team of experienced clinicians providing service to survivors of sexual violence. We are looking for: Significant clinical experience, including work with individuals and … more

Vacancy: Therapist, Oranga Tamariki, Te Tai Tokerau region

Therapist – Oranga Tamariki – Te Tai Tokerau region We have one full-time, fixed-term Therapist position available until June 2021 at our Clinical Services team Te Tai Tokerau (TTT) region with the possibility to be extended to a full-time, permanent position. We would also consider a part-time position for the right applicant. The Clinical Services … more

ACC Sensitive Claims Providers: call for expressions of interest

Mosaic ( is an ACC-registered charitable trust located in Wellington that provides counselling & peer support services to male survivors of sexual abuse. We are a rapidly growing charity and we now are looking to add registered providers to our small team. The counselling roles are for ACC sensitive claims counsellors and psychologists from both … more

Job 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 full time, but we would consider a minimum of 0.7 FTE. Ashburn Clinic is a psychiatric hospital and democratic therapeutic community established over 130 years ago.  In catering for both privately and publicly funded patients, … more

Contract therapist, Wellington

Contract Therapist ad Wellington HELP is seeking new contract therapists The Wellington Sexual Abuse HELP Foundation provides specialist support to survivors of sexual abuse, their families and whānau across the Wellington region. We have been operating since 1985 and provide a wrap-around service for survivors and their whānau, including crisis, social work and therapeutic support. … more

Sexual Harm Crisis Response Worker, Auckland

Part time Daytime Position (25 hours/week) – North Shore HELP’s 24-hour crisis service provides crisis counselling, information, and support to women, children, and families who have experienced sexual harm either recently or in the past.  Our service includes supporting clients through police procedures and medical processes. Our Crisis Team is looking for a qualified counsellor, … 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

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

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