Ann completed her training in the UK and practiced for many years as a Clinical Psychologist before moving to New Zealand in 2004. She has extensive experience in clinical psychology both in clinical practice and in the training of clinical psychologists working for a number of years as Director of a University based Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Training Course whilst in the UK. She is a Registered Clinical Psychologist here in New Zealand, a Chartered Clinical Psychologist in the UK and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society.
Over the years she has gained expertise in a number of different areas and specialises in working with Survivors of Sexual abuse and Dissociative Identity Disorders. Ann uses a range of therapies including Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) & Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. She works with individuals, couples and groups to promtoe and encourgae psychological well being and to help people gain a sense of fulfilment and achievments in their life and to develop skills and understanding to manage emotional upsets and distress.
Ann’s approach to therapy is always guided by the client’s need and individual personal style working in a warm and supportive manner and developing treatments in a collaborative way to ensure optimum outcomes can be achieved using a variety of skills and knowledge.