Julie is a qualified counsellor, with a Diploma in Counselling, a Diploma in Health & Human Behavior, and a Certificate in Child Protection.
She has lived in Queenstown for over 25 years, and has a long work history here involving working with people. She has previously worked here and in Australia in hotel management.
She now provides services to a number of local non-government social service agencies, both in Queenstown and Central Otago.
Julie has an authentic, honest approach and encourages a healthy awareness and self determination in her work. She is trained in the humanistic model ‘person-centred therapy’ which draws on YOU having the power to make the changes in your life.
Julie is a member of the NZ Association of Counsellors, the governing body for counsellors in New Zealand, a provisional member of the New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists, and an Affiliate Member of the AMINZ (Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand). Membership of these organisations requires appropriate qualifications, time in the field, a minimum number of hours practice, and evidence of ongoing training.
What this means for you is that you can feel confident in Julie’s abilities and her support.