Community Resources - Auckland


Priesthood Approved Therapists


Sharla Watene  (Counsellor)

Fee: $100+GST (Individual), $120+GST (Couples)

Mobile: 027 265 0586


Speciality Area: Marriage and Family Relationships, Addiction Recovery, Depression, Anxiety

Victoria Clarke (Child Psychotherapist)

Fee: $100 per session (up to 50 mins)

Mobile: 021-0825-6231


Specialist Area:  Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Trauma and abuse, Parent/Child conflicts etc.

Dolly Stone (Psychotherapist, ACC & WINZ registered)

Fee on referral

Mobile: 027 312 0506


Specialist Area: Relationships, anxiety, depression, sexual abuse, grief, loss and trauma

Location: Auckland Central and North Shore

Lynda Dickie (Counsellor)

$120 per 1 hr session
$150 per 1.5 hr session
$150 per 1.5 hr session for couple

Mobile: 027 446 0074


Specialist Area: General Counselling, Narrative therapy, marriage counselling, parenting and abuse

Elena Peteru (Therapist, Samoan Speaking)

Mobile: 021-307-4099


Website: Referrals to be made to Fonua Ola and request for Elena Peteru made.

Specialty Area: Self worth, Marital Challenges, Depression, Suicide Prevention, Anxiety

Hilda Port (Psychologist, ACC registered)

Fee: $130+GST (Individual), $160+GST (Couples)

Mobile: 021 08 903 068


Speciality Area: Trauma and Abuse, Anxiety, Depression, Addiction, Mood Disorders, Relationships.

Puawai Solo

Fee: $80 per hour

Mob: 027 498 4698


Specialist Area: Couple Counselling, Trauma and Abuse, Grief and Loss, Life Changes, Family, Self Esteem, Suicide, and Spiritual

Other Vetted Professionals 

Rodger Poole (Psychologist)

Fee: $165 (including GST)

Mobile: 021 736 575


Speciality Area: Couples Counselling, Anxiety, Depression, Trauma and Post-traumatic stress (PTS)

Epenesa Olo (Counsellor, Samoan speaking)

Fee: Price On Referral

Mobile: 027 603 2475 


Speciality Area: Trauma, Abuse, Mood Disorders, Mental Health Counselling

Leigh-Ann Pukeroa (Psychotherapist, ACC & WINZ registered)

Fee: $75 for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Mobile: 027 477 4034 


Speciality Area: Victims of Abuse, Depression, Anxiety, Relationships, Trauma

Location: West Auckland

Cabrini Makasiale (Tongan speaking)

Fee: Price On Referral

Mobile: 09 265 0841


Counsellor at Catholic Social Services

Area: South Auckland

Alex Hayns (Clinical Psychologist) - Henderson and Mt Eden

Fee: $190

Mobile: 021 074 8070


Speciality Area: Mood disorders, Personality Disorders, PTSD, Trauma, Mental Health counselling


Other Useful Agencies and links

Le Va

Fee: On Referral

Phone: 09 261 3490


Speciality Area: Suicide Prevention - Training and Education. The purpose is to support Pasifika families and communities to unleash their full potential.


Fee: Free to NZ residents

Phone: 09 265 4000



Speciality Area: Mental Health Services for young people 4-18 years, Child & Family Therapists, Eating Disorders, Clinical Psychologists, Alcohol & Drug Clinician, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Family Therapy.

Location: South Auckland - 7 Springs Rd, East Tamaki


Jesus speaks with a woman of faith

Hope and Healing Through The Atonement of Jesus Christ - Overcoming Challenges (Formally ARP - Addiction Recovery Programme)

HOPE & HEALING GROUP - Henderson/Waterview Wednesday 7pm (Harvest Drive Chapel)

HOPE & HEALING GROUP - Mt Roskill Tuesday 7pm (Pah Road Chapel)