Using a warm and humorous approach Annetta focuses on helping people of all ages to find the right solution for their needs. She specializes on making difficult things easy to understand and life changing strategies fun to do. Annetta has over 20 years’ experience of providing clinical psychology services.
Therapeutically Annetta uses strength based approaches which means she tries to help clients uncover the skills and abilities they already possess that may be helpful to them in managing or overcoming troubling emotions, experiences and reactions. Annetta is also able to offer a range of approaches that will work best for the person and/or their support network, including mindfulness, cognitive behaviour therapy, behaviour therapy and solution focused brief therapy. Annetta also has a strong understanding of neurology and can explain, in easy to understand ways, the role of the brain in thoughts, emotions and behaviours that may get in the way of people leading the kind life they want.
Annetta is registered with the New Zealand Psychologist Registration Board, and holds the Health Practitioners Competency Assurance Act (2003) Clinical Scope of Practice, and a current Annual Practicing Certificate. She is a member of the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists.