Ph: 09 533 4453          email:awood@xtra.co.nz

Claire Thompson MNZAC

BSc (Hons), PG Dip, PG Dip (Ed), DAPAANZ (reg. prac), PRI Med, FDRP




Claire is Counsellor, Mediator and Drug and Alcohol Specialist with over 20 years experience.

Claire specialises in relationship counselling supporting couples to reach their full potential. She works with all issues in counselling and is an accredited Mediator and Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) Mediator for the Ministry of Justice. Claire works with individuals, couples, families and workplaces.

Claire Specialises in:

  • Marriage and Relationships
  • Personal counselling
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Separation counselling
  • Parenting and blended families
  • Grief and Loss (Hospice Counsellor)
  • Pet loss (Animal Evac NZ Counsellor)
  • Mediation and conflict resolution (Accredited Mediator)
  • Family Dispute Resolution (Ministry of Justice FDR accredited Mediator)
  • Stress and anger management
  • Cancer and Chronic conditions (accredited Breast Cancer Foundation of NZ Counsellor)
  • Drug and Alcohol including assessments (Drug & Alcohol Association of New Zealand Aoeteroa Registered Practitioner and Clinical Supervisor)
  • ther Addictions including problem gambling, over eating, gaming and smoking
  • Workplace stress and relationships

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