School of Psychology staff

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School of Psychology and Psychology Services (clinics) staff by campus:

You can make a toll-free call to a staff member at any campus if you are within one of the free calling areas below. Ring your local campus number followed by the staff extension number.

  • Auckland campus +64 9 414 0800
  • Manawatū campus +64 6 356 9099
  • Wellington campus: +64 4 801 5799

Contact details +6492136104

Dr Pikihuia Pomare DClinPsy

Kaupapa Maori Lecturer

Doctoral Supervisor
School of Psychology



  • Doctor of Clinical Psychology - University of Auckland (2015)

Certifications and Registrations

  • Licence, Supervisor, Massey University

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 1

Current Projects

Project Title: Mauri tau: Indigenous psychosocial and therapeutic approaches to mental health

Date Range: 2021 - 2024

Funding Body: Health Research Council of New Zealand

Project Team:

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

  • 175.210 Ngā Tirohanga Rua o te Taha Hinengaro: Bicultural Perspectives in Psychology

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Main Supervisor 3 0
Co-supervisor 2 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Main Supervisor of:

  • Segina Te Ahuahu - Doctor of Philosophy
    He aha te putake o te wahine maori: Including Wahine Purakau in the delivery of Mental Health and Addiction Services.
  • Aryan McKay - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Māori perspectives on the hauora benefits and therapeutic applications of toanga pūoro.
  • Amber McAllister - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    The whanau experience of suicide loss: what contributes to resilience and wellbeing

Co-supervisor of:

  • Deanna Haami - Doctor of Philosophy
    Walking with wairua: Exploring the transformative power of Māori healing narratives
  • Donnella De Silva - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    The Relationship Between Self-Injury, Emotion Regulation, Self-Esteem and Self-Compassion among Tertiary Students