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

Karen Ramsay



Karen has been registered as a Psychologist in the Clinical Scope of Practice since 1995. She has worked in a private psychology practice in Wellington as well spending many years working in the mental health sector of the public health system. She has been in both Clinical Psychology and leadership roles. Karen is friendly and approachable. Karen’s clinical psychology practice is based under the umbrella of cognitive therapy, including acceptance and commitment therapy as well as family systems and relationships.

Working from Oamaru, North Otago

Main areas of interest

  • Anxiety, including OCD
  • Depression
  • Family and relationship concerns
  • Grief and life changes
  • Leadership mentoring and coaching
  • Self esteem and self confidence
  • Stress management

Qualifications and memberships

  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology & Nursing, Massey University)
  • Master of Arts, First Class Honours in Psychology with Endorsement in Clinical Psychology (Massey University)
  • Diploma in Clinical Psychology (Massey University)
  • NZ Registered Psychologist in Clinical Scope of Practice
  • Fellow of New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists
  • CBT trained therapist

When available

Wednesdays, 9-4pm