Our team at Albany Psychology Clinic , Mātou o te whare mātai hinengaro ki Ōtehā

Our team of registered clinical psychologists at the Albany Psychology Clinic can help with a wide range of psychological difficulties. We are experienced in a range of areas to help support you.

Get in touch to talk with one of our psychologists in Albany

To book an appointment email centreforpsychology@massey.ac.nz

We seek to provide a safe, supportive and compassionate space to discuss any difficulties you might currently be experiencing.

As part of the Massey University School of Psychology we also provide clinical practicum experience and internships to students completing postgraduate Clinical Psychology studies, and clinical supervision for psychologists, counsellors and allied health professionals.

Let us know if you have a preference for a clinician of a particular gender, cultural background or expertise, and we will do our best to assist in providing an appropriate clinician to meet your needs.

Core team

Clinic Director

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Louise Morgan

BSc Psychology, Post Grad Diploma Social Policy and Social Work, MSc (Psychology), Post Grad Diploma in Clinical Psychology, NZ Registered Psychologist (Clinical Scope)

Director, Albany Psychology Clinic, Albany Psychology Clinic, School of Psychology – College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Auckland campus

Louise specialises in children, adults, trauma, clinical supervision, training and ACC-accredited psychology.

She has worked in the field of children and young people previously for over 10 years, in older adult mental health, and more recently in adult mental health in private practice (10 years). Louise has experience in family court work, intercountry adoption assessment, EMDR and trauma therapy, neuropsychotherapy and play therapy. As well, she also has experience in cognitive testing, particularly with the elderly.

Louise's areas of interest include CBT, ACT and mindfulness based interventions, EMDR and trauma therapy, Compassion Focused therapy. Louise is a member of NZCCP (committee member of Auckland branch), ACBS, EMDRNZ and EMDRA.

She is available Monday to Friday.

Administrator

Helen McMaster

Administrator, Albany Psychology Clinic, School of Psychology – College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Auckland campus

Get in touch with Helen if you have questions about our clinic or would like to speak to a psychologist.

Senior Clinical Psychologist

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Kay Mathewson

BA, MA, PGDipClinPsych, PGDipCogBehTher, NZ Registered Psychologist (Clinical Scope), member of NZ College of Clinical Psychologists

Senior Clinical Psychologist, Albany Psychology Clinic, School of Psychology – College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Auckland campus

Kay has over 17 years experience working with children, teenagers and adults with anxiety, sadness, relationship difficulties, grief, trauma, stress.

She has worked for the DHB, primary care with GP’s, non-profit organisations and in private practice. She is an ACC sensitive claims therapist and is trained in CBT and trauma informed EMDR therapy.

Kay's areas of interest include:

  • CBT ( Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)
  • ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy)
  • mindfulness
  • EMDR
  • play therapy
  • trauma and grief work.

She offers supervision to practitioners.

She is available Monday to Friday.

Senior Clinical Psychologist/Neuropsychologist

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Dr Kirsty Furness

BA Massey, PG Dip Bus, Auck, BA (Hons), DClinPsych Massey, NZ Registered Psychologist (Clinical Scope)

Senior Clinical Psychologist, Albany Psychology Clinic, School of Psychology – College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Auckland campus

Kirsty specialises in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and mindfulness-based interventions. She has experience in compassionate and non-judgmental evidence based psychotherapy for individuals and groups.

Her memberships include New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists, Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, New Zealand Psychologists of Older People, Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Aotearoa, National Sleep Foundation.

Kirsty's area of interest is offering compassionate and non-judgmental evidence-based psychotherapy for individuals and groups. Kirsty has a special interest in resilience and brings this into her work. Kirsty works with clients experiencing anxiety, stress, depression, gender identity issues, grief and loss, trauma, anger, difficulties managing health issues such as pain, and challenges adjusting to pregnancy and becoming a parent. Kirsty also offers coaching. Coaching areas include stress management, goal achievement, improving performance, and wellbeing.

She is available Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.

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Dr Samuel Clack

BSc Neuroscience and Psychology (Hons), DipGrad (Psychology), PGDipClinPsyc, PhD (Psychology), New Zealand Registered Psychologist (Clinical Scope), Associate Member of New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists.

Clinical Psychologist, Albany Psychology Clinic, School of Psychology – College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Auckland campus

Samuel is a recent graduate of the Victoria University of Wellington Clinical Psychology programme. He has experience across both the private and public sector working with children, adolescents, adults and whānau experiencing depression, anxiety, stress, relationship difficulties, OCD and ADHD. Samuel’s areas of interest include CBT, family interventions, ACT and mindfulness-based interventions. He also has a special interest in clinical formulation which he incorporates into his work.

In addition to his clinical work, Samuel has published research internationally in the fields of theoretical and clinical psychology with an interest in topics such as diagnosis, theories of mental disorders, depression and clinical formulation.

He is available Monday to Friday

Interns

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Regan Burt

BA(Hons)

Intern Psychologist, Albany Psychology Clinic, School of Psychology – College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Auckland campus

Regan is in his final year of training towards the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Massey University. His thesis is in the area of youth resilience with a focus on the effectiveness of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT).

He enjoys working with people of all ages and all walks of life. Regan will be completing his internship with the Centre for Psychology until December 2021.

Regan's professional student memberships include NZPsS and NZCCP.

He is available Monday to Thursday.

Other part-time clinicians

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Beverley Haarhoff

MSocSc(ClinPsych) Natal, PhD Massey, MNZCCPsych, NZ Registered Psychologist (Clinical Scope)

Clinical Psychologist, Albany Psychology Clinic, School of Psychology – College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Auckland campus

With 30 years of clinical experience both in public and private mental health practice, Beverly specialises in CBT. Her areas of interest include anxiety disorders, clinical supervision, OCD and self-reflective practice.

In addition to clinical practice, for the past 18 years she has been a Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology at Massey University, Auckland, where she taught the Postgraduate Diploma in CBT. She has a particular interest in CBT for the anxiety disorders (e.g. social anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, generalised anxiety disorder, PTSD, health anxiety and specific phobias). In addition

Beverly's research interests are in therapist training and supervision and the utility of low intensity CBT interventions. She has co-authored two books in the field: 'Experiencing CBT from the inside out: A self-practice/self-reflection workbook for therapists' (Bennett-Levy, Thwaites, Haarhoff & Perry, 2015) and 'Reflection in CBT' (Haarhoff & Thwaites, 2016).

She is available Monday.

Contact and hours

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Albany Psychology Clinic – Massey University

Location

Physical address
Albany Psychology Clinic – Massey University
Level 3, Albany Village Library Building (off Kell Drive)
229 Dairy Flat Highway
Albany Village
North Shore
Auckland

Postal address
Albany Psychology Clinic – Massey University
Private Bag 102-904
North Shore
Auckland 0745

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