Paula Lapslie

  • Email: paula.counsellor@outlook.com
  • Address: 48 Battersea Street, Sydenham (Colombo Street end)
  • Phone: 0224772231
  • QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Master of Counselling (Hons) University of Waikato
    • Diploma of Counselling Bible College of New Zealand
    • Member of the New Zealand Association of Counsellor

    MEMBERSHIPS:

    • New Zealand Association of Counsellors (MNZAC)

    ACCREDITATIONS:

    • Child and Youth Advocate (2008-2009)
    • ACC approved for sexual abuse
    • EAP approved
    EMPLOYMENT:            

    • ACC Trauma Counselling and private practice (2012-2018)
    • EAP counsellor (2017)
    • Senior Professional and Shift Supervisor for Hormecaremedical Mental Health and Addictions 2015 – 2016).
    • Manager and Counsellor for The Survivors of Sexual Violence Trust (2013 – 2014).
    • Pegasus Liaison Worker – Brief Intervention Counselling (2012)
    • Rata Counselling Agency – Youth Counsellor (2009 – 2012).
    EXPERIENCE:               

    • Paula has worked in a variety of agency settings over the years as a counsellor, manager and supervisor. A significant part of her work has been with young people. She values people’s own knowledge about their lives and works at separating people from problems and difficulties to discover a preferred direction.
    • Her areas of interest include depression, self-harm, domestic violence, sexual abuse, sexual and gender identity, grief and loss and trauma work.