Dr Rebecca Lakadia
DClinPsych, BHSc (Hons), BA/BHSc; Reg Clinical Psychologist; (NZ) Assoc member of the NZ College of Clinical Psychologists
Rebecca is a Registered Clinical Psychologist (New Zealand Psychologists Board). After completing an Honors degree in Counselling Psychology at Auckland University of Technology, Rebecca studied at the University of Auckland to complete a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.
Rebecca has a keen interest in Neuropsychology, having completed her doctoral thesis in this field,
Rebecca has spent the last decade working with children and their families through various roles in the community and mental health. Before working as a psychologist, Rebecca worked in schools, both as a teacher (ESL) and as a facilitator of therapeutic and skills groups. She also has experience working with families in times of acute crisis and trauma.
Rebecca provides assessment and therapy and worked in a specialized maternal mental health setting supporting families with young children. She is trained in a range of therapeutic approaches including ACT, CBT, DBT and family systems therapy. Rebecca enjoys working alongside her clients and their families collaboratively and creatively, to ensure that the approach used empowers them to realize ongoing positive outcomes for themselves. Rebecca is also an experienced assessor who can provide cognitive and educational assessments for children with learning differences (e.g., dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia).
Rebecca is married with two young children.
- Attachment and trauma
- Complex trauma
- Mood related difficulties
- Parent-child attachment
- Distress Tolerance and Emotional Regulation
- Building resilience and well-being
- Conscious interpersonal relating;
- Familial and systemic concerns;
- Strengthening families
- Neuropsychology and cognitive functioning