Narelle is a NZ registered psychologist and a trained nurse by profession. She has worked in the counselling sectors within Australia and New Zealand since 1996 and is an experienced group facilitator and educator. Narelle draws on a client centred practice that encourages open communication, feedback and self-reflection. She is committed to working alongside individuals, couples and families to open up a safe conversational space and create supportive plans for change.
She believes that “no issue is too big or too small and all issues can be worked through”. Her counselling expertise draws upon a range of approaches including, Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused, Cognitive behavioural therapy, Interactive Drawing Therapy and Sand Play therapy.
Narelle has an interest and experience working with gaming and other addictions and compulsive type behaviours. She is also experienced in managing mood disturbances such as anxiety and depression.
Narelle originates from Australia and has lived in New Zealand since 2002. She has one son of school age who keeps her young at heart!