ONLINE THERAPY & PEER SUPPORT GROUPS

Anxiety NZ is focused on prioritising the health and safety of our clients and community. Our service has a range of strengths that can help in this time of change. 

 

For this reason, our clinical team are now offering online therapy with registered psychologists for people who would benefit from support while at home using ZOOM or phone.  Peer Support Groups are held online supported by a range of resources a closed Facebook Group. Please download the ‘Consent Form for Online Therapy or Medical Appointment’ form for more information on this. Our clinic continues to provides (online) services and we are following the Ministry of health’s guidelines closely. 

Our free 24/7 Helpline 0800 269 4389 (0800 ANXIETY). is available now and we are encouraging people to call for help with anxiety management.

30th August 2021:

At Alert Level 4:

  • We offer therapy (with a psychologist or psychotherapist) supported by a Dr (MOSS Psychiatry) where needed, free Peer Support Groups, Resilience Programs, Workshops, Education and a free 24/7 National 0800 ANXIETY Helpline ( 0800 269 4389).

  • Our Dr is a mental health GP and not a psychiatrist and sees ages 17 years +. If someone is wanting a psychiatric assessment or medication monitoring ONLY please contact a service that offer this such as Practice 92. Our Dr apps support our clients in therapy.

  • Our service doesn't specialise with ADHD and can't offer ADHD assessment or ADHD medication. Practice 92 or Dr Tony Hanne may be options or to search for other providers visit Home | Healthpages or Healthpoint.

  • KIDS and YOUTH: Our Child Psychotherapist is fully booked and we are not able to add people to her waiting list at this time while in Alert Level 4.

  • Our online (ZOOM) Child Psychologist is able to see children and young people (ages 6 - 30 years) with low risk and has availability at this time Mon - Fri at this time.

  • Our adult psychologists may be able to offer therapy for people who are experiencing anxiety and who have low - moderate risk to their safety.

  • We are offering online apps only at Level 4 and 3.

  • Depending on a person's needs and the resources available at Anxiety NZ the wait to see a psychologist may be 1 - 6 weeks. We may not be able to offer an app for all referrals.

Thank you for your understanding as our team work hard to continue to provide services under Alert Level changes.

Please contact us for more information.

 
We may not be able to offer an appointment to all people wanting 1:1 therapy due to the support we provide, and the resources we have available at the time. 

Anxiety NZ is not a crisis service for people experiencing urgent or high risk to their or others health or safety. If you need help urgently please visit I Need Help Now | Mental Health Foundation

Thank you for your understanding as our team work hard to continue to provide services under Alert Level changes. 

Contact us for more information.

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