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Counselling West Auckland

Psychosynthesis-Counsellor-West Auckland
10a Clayburn Road
0602 Glen Eden West Auckland

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 My name is Michelle Rush. I love my job! I work with a wide range of personal issues, including the following depression, anxiety, stress,trauma, grief and loss, burnout. To encourage self-acceptance and self-awareness, we work in different ways depending on how you wish to express yourself.


I am a qualified Psychosynthesis Counsellor and a member of NZAC. I have been in private practice for the past 20 years, ACC and WINZ approved. I am a registered Social Worker, currently practicing part-time for a District Health Board, and a member of ANZASW.


I work with adults and adolescents, and provide a confidential service following the code of ethics of the New Zealand Association of Counsellors and Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers.



A wide range of issues

I have experience in working with a wide range of emotional challenges including depression, anxiety, abuse, trauma and relationship difficulties and other general real life issues. I have also worked extensively with Advance Care or "End of Life" planning.


As a result of my Social work role I am also involved with many domestic violence and trauma clients. I am also ACC registered - so can see clients who have been referred by their GP or other suppliers for Accident Compensation Claim clients.


I work a lot with young adults and adults who have anxiety, depression and self esteem issues.


I am very passionate about assisting clients to overcome their difficulties. 


In life "stuff" happens - marriage, divorce, children, miscarriage, illness, death, and many other events along the way. In counselling we work through the issues in life that can affect us all. 


Real life isn't straight forward, and I work in an empathic and collaborative way providing a safe and supportive environment where you can work through difficulties to live to your full potential. 


Practical info

Fees: $120 per hour
Qualifications: Additional Professional Development: Child Protection, July 2011/ Family Violence Aug 2011/ Supervision training, May 2011/ Family Violence screening May 2012/ Mindfulness Pain Management, March 2013/ Working with the Chronically Ill, November 2013/ Grief, Loss & Trauma, Nov. 2013/ CADS training, November 2015/ Vulnerable adults training, September 2014/ Rape Crisis training
Registrations and accreditations: NZAC, ANZASW



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I have a stronger relationship with my partner

“Thanks to Michelle I have a stronger relationship with my partner and am able to express my needs better.”

| 9 aug 2019
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