All clinicians are extensively trained and very experienced in handling most presenting problems, including anxiety, depression, stress, grief and anger.

Nicola Brown



Nicola trained as a Clinical Psychologist at Otago University and has been in private practice since 1998.  Prior to this she worked in various fields including student health, infertility and older people’s health. She continues to provide counselling for the Otago Fertility Service.

Nicola trained primarily in cognitive-behavioural therapy and is also interested in using schema therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy in clinical work.

Main areas of interest

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Eating difficulties
  • Sleep difficulties
  • Stress and time management difficulties
  • Chronic pain and other physical health problems
  • Sexuality issues
  • Reproductive issues

Qualifications and memberships

  • PhD (Psychological Medicine, University of Otago)
  • Master of Arts (Psychology, University of Otago)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology (University of Otago)
  • Registered Clinical Psychologist
  • Member of the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists
  • Member of the Australian and New Zealand Infertility Counsellors' Association and the Fertility Society of Australia
  • ACC Registered Health Provider
  • Police-Approved Psychologist

When available

Thursday 9am - 1pm
Friday 9am – 1pm

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