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ANITA WACKER

(MHSc, MNZAP, MCTAA)

Registered Psychotherapist

Art Psychotherapist and Supervisor

 

 




Qualifications

  • Masters of Health Science in Psychotherapy (First Class Honours, AUT)
  • Diploma in Psychotherapy (AIT)
  • Certificate in Therapeutic Supervision (AIT)
  • Art Therapy - Ausdrucksmalen (Germany & Switzerland)

Membership
  • New Zealand Association for Psychotherapists (MNZAP)
  • Creative Therapies Association of Aotearoa (MCTAA)

Registrations/Affiliations
  • Annual Practicing Certificate from The Psychotherapists Board of Aotearoa NZ
  • ACC accredited Sensitive Claims Counsellor

Specialties
  • Depression, Grief: Separation/Loss, Life Changes, Anxiety & Stress, Primary & Secondary Traumatic Stress
  • Work & Life Balance, Burnout, Post-traumatic Stress (written book on 'Contagious' / Traumatic Stress)
  • Relationship issues, Communication, Emigration issues
  • Couples Therapy with one or two therapists
  • Supervision in Art Therapy and Psychotherapy
  • Also offers therapy or supervision via Skype
Modalities
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Art Therapy - effective short-term therapy
  • Art Psychotherapy - creatively healing the Soul with colour and shape
  • Jungian Depth Psychology
  • Transactional Analysis
  • Integrative Gestalt
  • Non-violent Communication (NVC) or called 'Language of the Heart'
  • Cognitive Bahaviour Therapy - CBT
  • Emotional Freedom Technique - EFT (tapping)

Languages

  • English and German


Experience

(no. of years)

  • 30 as an Art Therapist
  • 22 as a Psychotherapist
  • 18 as a Supervisor


Contact Details

  • Name: Anita Wacker
  • Agency: HeartLinks
  • Postal: 16 Coroglen Avenue, Birkenhead
  • Phone: (09) 480 1067
  • Mobile: 021 139 2070
  • Fax: (09) 480 1074