Samantha MacGibbon

Voice of the Child

Samantha has a strong focus on child advocacy and the right for a child’s views to be heard and their emotional needs prioritised.

As a Child and Family Psychologist, Samantha has expertise in working with children of all ages, abilities, and stages of development. She is passionate about providing children with a voice in the Family Dispute Resolution mediation process and for their needs to be kept front and centre in the minds of the trusted adults involved.

Samantha works in private practice and aside from offering Te Reo Tamariki (Voice of the Child) services, provides therapeutic support to young people experiencing anxiety and trauma-related difficulties.


    PGDipChFamPsyc, MSc(Hons), GDip(Psyc), BA
    Languages: English
    Areas of Expertise:
    • Adolescent/Teenage Issues
    • Anxiety
    • Depression
    • Domestic Violence
    • Gender Issues
    • Grief
    • Loss and Anger
    • Parenting/Care and Contact Issues
    • Re-Partnered/Blended Family Issues
    • Separation
    • Sexuality Issues
    Experience with specific cultural, religious, ethnic, or gender groups:
    • Japanese
    • Māori
    • Pasifika
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