Nadine Richardson

Counselling | Preparation for Mediation | Voice of the Child


Nadine is a qualified and experienced Counsellor who is passionate about whanau in all it’s many forms.

She believes that everyone in the whanau has a right to having their voice and to be heard, especially in matters that affect them in their lives. She is both trained and experienced in a number of therapeutic interventions including but not limited to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Narrative, Person-Centred Therapy, Te Whare Tapa Wha (whole health approach) and other modalities.


Languages: English
Areas of Expertise:
  • Adolescent/Teenage Issues
  • Adult Family and Elder Care
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Extended Family Issues
  • Gender Issues
  • Grief
  • Illness and Disabilities
  • Loss and Anger
  • Multi-Cultural Relationships
  • Multi-Generational Issues
  • Parenting/Care and Contact Issues
  • Relocation
  • Re-Partnered/Blended Family Issues
  • Separation
  • Sexuality Issues
Experience with specific cultural, religious, ethnic, or gender groups:
  • Bisexual
  • Catholic
  • Gay
  • Lesbian
  • Maori (various iwi)
  • Pasifika
  • Protestant
  • Samoan
  • Tongan
  • Transgender
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