Dean Stewart

 

Dean is a registered Clinical Psychologist who has worked solely in private practice since 2009.  She offers psychological assessment and therapy to adults, adolescents (15 +) couples and groups.  Her main therapeutic approaches are Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) with a special interest in mindfulness based approaches. Dean also offers Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Groups (MBSR) and an Anxiety and Stress Skills group regularly.   Dean is trained in Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprogramming (EMDR), which is used for trauma processing.   Dean works collaboratively with clients and is committed to providing a safe, ethical and evidenced-based practice to help people improve their psychological wellbeing.  Dean also provides supervision to health care practitioners.

Dean has experience helping people with a wide range of issues including:

  •  Depression with a particular interest in postnatal distress
  • Anxiety (panic, generalised anxiety, social anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder)
  • Trauma
  • Suicidal ideation and deliberate self harm
  • Stress and adjustment difficulties
  • Anger
  • Sleep difficulties
  • Grief
  • Relationship difficulties

 

For further information about Dean, please visit www.westpsychology.co.nz

Professional Membership/Qualifications

  • BA, MA (First Class Honors), Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology
  • Registered with New Zealand Psychologists Board (Clinical Scope)
  • Association of Contextual Behavioural Science (ACBS)
  • New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists NZCCP
  • EMDRAA (EMDR Institute, Australia)
  • Aotearoa New Zealand Association for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (ANZACBT)

 

Availability:    Mondays and Tuesdays

 Fees:    Please contact Dean directly.                      

Contact:   For further information or to make an appointment, please phone or email.               

  • Phone: 021 754 360
  • Email: deanstewart@clear.net.nz