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Professional, qualified and experienced counselling in Mt Eden

Mt Eden Counselling & Psychotherapy is a professional and friendly private practice, owned and run by two experienced and well-trained counsellors and therapists. We offer a range of psychotherapy and counselling services from our premises in Mt Eden. This page will tell you a little bit about our backgrounds and experience.
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Sirr Christoffersen

As a counsellor and therapist since 1994, Sirr says that he feels privileged to work with people at times of challenge or crisis in their lives. His approach is friendly, inclusive, respectful, and down to earth. He is particularly interested in how, through the challenges in our lives, we can grow as human beings, and develop a greater sense of fulfillment and purpose.

 Sirr works in Auckland with both men and women, couples, teenage boys, and supervises counsellors, group facilitators and community workers. He is experienced with a range of issues – anger and stress management, grief, relationship issues, depression, anxiety, Post-traumatic stress, and abuse.

Sirr supervises counsellors, group facilitators, and health care professionals in Auckland. In his supervision he seeks to provide a supportive and empowering environment in which to reflect, explore and develop both professionally and personally. 

Sirr is a Registered Psychotherapist, and a member of the New Zealand Association of Counsellors. He holds diplomas in Psychosynthesis Counselling and Psychotherapy, a Certificate in Supervision, and a Certificate in Critical Incident Stress Management Group Crisis Intervention.

Previously he has worked in agencies specialising in domestic violence (with both self and court-referred clients), and youth work (counselling and group-work in schools).
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Anya Godwin



Anya is passionate about her work with people whether it is working with clients healing trauma and abuse or facing issues in everyday life.
Anya is a counsellor and therapist for both adults and children. She has qualifications in Psychosynthesis Counselling and Art/Expressive Therapy and has been a member of New Zealand Association of Counsellors since 1993. Through expressive holistic approaches as well as more structured and skill based counselling, Anya draws on over 25 years experience as a practitioner.
Anya has been working as a Child Focused Counsellor since 2003. She offers this service to children and families experiencing behavioural or trauma issues as well as offering one-on-one parenting consultations.

Anya has also been a singer/songwriter of a CD for children and recently she is author of "Say No to Bottom-Games", a book for parents and children on the subject of keeping safe from sexual abuse. This book has been recognized by the NZ Children’s Commissioner as well as being highly regarded by professionals working with children. Currently in its E-Book format it has been downloaded over 2000 times.
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