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

Shannon Westgate


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Shannon trained at the University of Otago and has a PhD in Psychology. She is open-minded and accepting, and has a genuine and friendly disposition. Shannon works collaboratively with clients to identify and understand core difficulties quickly, and uses a number of therapeutic approaches to address these difficulties and improve well-being. She has experience working with children, adolescents and adults in a wide range of psychological areas.

Main areas of interest

  • Mood difficulties
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Stress management
  • Self-esteem and self-confidence

Qualifications and memberships

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and English (Honours), University of Otago
  • PhD (Psychology, University of Otago)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology (University of Otago)
  • Registered Clinical Psychologist
  • Member of the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists

When available

Tuesday 1-5pm
Wednesday 9-5pm
Thursday 9am-1pm
Friday 9am-1pm

Please note these hours start from April 1, 2018