Counselling

The Auckland Women’s Centre is committed to providing safe, confidential, affordable and effective counselling. We welcome everyone who identifies as a woman and everyone who identifies as non-binary. 

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All AWC counsellors are fully qualified, professionally supervised and belong to a professional body.

Sessions are by appointment and cost $80 per hour. When there is financial hardship, please ask the counsellor if you can negotiate to pay less.  

Our Counselling Service is not funded or subsidised. The rates reflect a desire to make counselling affordable for most women. If you are able to pay more, please negotiate this with your counsellor.

Below is a range of fees suggested as per your single or partnered household income.

Yearly Single or Partnered Household Income       Counselling Fees
   
Beneficiaries  $40-$50
Single under $45,000 or partnered household income under $90,000  $60-$70
Single $45,000-$70,000 or partnered household income $90,000 - $140,000      $80

 

 

 

To book or for more information ph 376 3227 xtn 0 or email: info@womenz.org.nz

Please bring cash for each appointment as we do not have EFTPOS or credit card facilities here.

If you need to cancel your appointment please provide us with one's days notice of cancellation. Cancellations less than one working days’ notice can expect to be charged for the appointment.

 

 

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If you are a student counsellor, unfortunately, we do not offer placements here as we do not have the staff resources available to mentor/supervise students. Thank you for thinking of us and best of luck with finding a placement at an appropriate agency.

If you need immediate support and are about to endanger yourself or someone else, please call your local DHB Mental Health Crisis Team (CATT team).

If you wish to talk to someone please click here for a list of social service help-lines in your area. 

Jane Tyrer 

Jane Tyrer has worked as a counsellor, social worker and in a range of social service roles for the last 30 years.  She enjoys supporting people to navigate their way through difficulties, clarify their values and strengths and find enthusiasm for new possibilities.  She believes that Counselling is a respectful, negotiated process that highlights skills, resources and insight and that it can offer a place to explore challenges from fresh perspectives and facilitate positive change. 

Jane has helped women through all sorts of issues including depression, anxiety, stress, disordered eating, body image issues, relationship, parenting concerns and abuse. Counselling can be optimistic and hopeful without minimising the very real difficulties and challenges that people face.

Jane holds a Diploma in Holistic Counselling (Holos Institute) and a Graduate Diploma in Narrative Counselling (Unitec).  She is a Member of the New Zealand Association of Counsellors (MNZAC), to view her website, go to janetyrer.com

Jane offers daytime appointments on Thursdays and Fridays and some after hours appointments.  After hours appointments are at the rate of $80 per session.

For appointments with Jane, please call us on 376 3227 xtn 0 or email info@womenz.org.nz 

 

 
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Anthea Randell - FREE ACC counselling for survivors of abuse

Anthea works as a counsellor and trauma therapist. She is a long-time member of NZ Association of Counsellors and has been registered with ACC for many years. She holds a graduate degree in Psychology and Education and a Diploma in Counselling and Family Therapy and has worked in trauma specific agencies, hospitals and private practice.     

Anthea offers ACC sensitive claims counselling at the Auckland Women's Centre. She feels privileged to assist others in their journey to address the effect of sexual and physical violence.  There is no charge for ACC sensitive claims clients.

Daytime appointments are available on Tuesdays until 3pm and on Wednesdays. After hours appointments can be arranged if necessary. To book in with Anthea, please call us on 376 3227 x 0 or email: info@womenz.org.nz

Anthea identifies as a lesbian and holds the politic of rainbow inclusion.  She is also available for rainbow related counselling charging $80 per session or within our sliding scale by negotiation.

 

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