Buy my book: “Shit Happens”

Released August the 10th click here for where you can buy your copy… Have you ever wondered why you react the way you do to stressful situations? Or why some people seem to fall apart while others become controlling? We are all shaped by our childhood and our life experiences— good or bad. We can’t Read more

The Project: Parenting Profanity

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TVNZ Breakfast: Is lockdown making us Introverts?

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The Project: Levelling the Blame

Appreciated talking to The Project NZ about how to manage anger and the urge to become a “curtain-twitcher.” Also appreciated the excuse to put a nice shirt on… Read more

The pandemic and our collective grief

This column was published in the NZ Herald on 30th September, 2021 This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, and as a result you’ll probably be inundated with well-meaning – and largely helpful – ideas about all the feel good things you can do to increase your mental wellbeing. But Mental Health Awareness Week should Read more

NZ Herald Mind Matters Column

Happy New Year, and welcome to 2021. I wanted to take the time to thank all the readers of my blog “Off the Couch over the years – I really appreciate it. This year I’m writing a new “Ask the Therapist” column for the NZ Herald called “Mind Matters”. I’ll be answering YOUR questions, and Read more

The Nutters Club: Gratitude amongst the challenges of 2020

On the 20th of December Hamish Coleman-Ross and I hosted the NewstalkZB show “The Nutters Club.” We  talked about how 2020 has been tough for many, and took calls on the things we were grateful for in a generally tumultuous year. It was our last show of the year, but we’ll be back again in Read more

On the 13th of December Hamish Coleman-Ross and I hosted the NewstalkZB show “The Nutters Club.” We asked what does Christmas mean to you? Does it have any meaning to you? Has COVID changed Christmas for you, with loved ones spread around the globe less able to be together this year? How can you approach Read more

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