Hello! I'm a Registered Psychologist specialising in child development and behaviour.


I work within a holistic, relationship-focused, respectful and gentle framework to support babies, young children (ages 0-12 years) and their families/whanau.

Services include support for:

  • Developmental and/or learning challenges (e.g. Autism, Developmental Delay, Dyspraxia, Down Syndrome, Prematurity)
  • Sleeping
  • Behaviour
  • Toileting
  • Anxiety
  • Social relationships
  • Parenting skills and strategies

I can provide:

  • face-to-face consultations – either at my workspace in St Albans, via Skype, in your own home, or at your child’s Preschool/School
  • one-off consultations
  • ongoing sessions to support parenting skills and plan implementation
  • in-depth assessments
  • written recommendations or plans
  • preschool and school observations

About me


I am a Registered Psychologist specialising in child development. I live in Christchurch, New Zealand, with my husband and two children.

I have been working alongside children and their families for 17 years, both in New Zealand and overseas. I love my work and feel very privileged to be able to support children and their families through the challenges they experience. 

I am experienced in supporting children with a wide range of developmental, learning, social and behavioural challenges. I have had the opportunity to work in a number of different roles over the years, including:

  • Senior Psychologist at the Champion Centre in Christchurch (NZ), which provides Early Intervention for children with developmental challenges aged 0-6 years.
  • Psychologist at a residential school for children with autism (UK)
  • Psychologist and researcher at Down Syndrome International (UK)
  • Psychologist in the Ministry of Education Severe Behaviour Service (NZ)
  • Psychologist in the Ministry of Education Early Intervention Service (NZ)
  • Researcher at the University of Canterbury (NZ)


Consultations and observations — $120 per hour
Written reports and plans — $150 per report
Travel time — $60 per hour

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