Assessors dealing with Giftedness / Counselling Services

While we do our best to include only psychologists or other professionals with a special interest in or experienced in dealing with gifted children, this listing does not imply NZAGC’s endorsement. Nor is this an exhaustive list: if you want to be included, or know someone who should be, please contact the

Northland

  • Hibiscus Coast, Silverdale and Rodney:
    See Judy Selvaraj’s entry below.

Auckland Area

  • Lynn Berresford
    Registered Psychologist
    Available to complete Educational Assessments for giftedness from early childhood upwards, Auckland, North Shore, Hibiscus Coast, Silverdale and Rodney
    (09) 444 6859

    www.indigo.org.nz
  • Emrie De Vaal
    Registered Psychologist
    Available to complete Educational Assessments for giftedness from early childhood upwards, Auckland, North Shore, Hibiscus Coast, Silverdale and Rodney
    (09) 444 6859

    www.indigo.org.nz
  • Judy Selvaraj
    Registered Educational Psychologist, Registered Teacher
    (09) 480 6673
  • Lindi Hanssen
    Registered Psychologist
    (09) 529-7800
  • Alison Kirby
    Educational Psychologist
    I can see folk from out of Auckland, both sessions in one day to minimise disruption for families. Please phone and let me or Reception know you are from out of town and need a ‘same day’ assessment.
    Suite A, Building 3, 195 Main Highway, Ellerslie, Auckland.
    09 5800448
  • Ruth Crawford
    Registered Educational Psychologist
    021 685 950
  • Marie Kelly
    Ed Psychologist (Reg); Dip Tching
    Kidz Therapy Ltd, 642 New North Road, Mt Albert
    (09) 849 4232

    www.kidztherapy.co.nz
  • Dr Amrit Kaur
    Clinical Psychologist (Reg) PhD
    Kidz Therapy Ltd, 642 New North Road, Mt Albert
    (09) 849 4232

    www.kidztherapy.co.nz

Level C Assessors

  • Chris Herbert
    Educational Assessment Services
    (09) 834 7356 or 02102616300
  • Philippa MacMillan
    Cognitive and Educational Assessments on the North Shore 

    I have a  special interest in gifted children after years of belonging to the NZAGC with my own gifted child (including being a committee member). I now assess for dyslexia, including Twice Exceptional children.

Counselling Services

  • Gay Gallagher
    M.Ed (Counselling); M.Gifted Ed; B. Ed (Teaching); MNZAC
    (09) 535 9180 or 021 145 1574
  • Dr Amrit Kaur, Clinical Psychologist (Reg) PhD
    Kidz Therapy Ltd, 642 New North Road, Mt Albert
    (09) 849 4232

    www.kidztherapy.co.nz

Greater Waikato Region

  • Laurette Longmann
    Clinical Psychologist – MSocSc PGDipPsych(Clin) PGCertRehab

    Available to complete Educational and Clinical Psychology assessments for giftedness from early childhood upwards in the Greater Waikato area.  Also available for child and family support and counselling.

    Triskele Assessment & Therapy Services also has Occupational Therapy including sensory processing assessment and intervention.
    Phone: 078383696 or 027 697 1686

    www.triskele.co.nz

Wellington Area

  • Shirley Taylor
    Registered Educational Psychologist
    021 177 1010

Christchurch

  • Justine Wilson
    Registered Psychologist, counsellor. B.A.(Hons), M.A.(Dist), M.N.Z.Psyc.Soc.
    (03) 420 1212

    www.justinewilson.co.nz
  • Sushila Deo
    Registered Psychologist; M.N.Z.Ps.S, BSc, MSc (Hons), MEd (Distinction), Cert. Counselling, PGCertEdPsych, PGDipEdPsych, PGDipEdStudies, DipTchg, BCom
    021 133 9269

    www.sushiladeo.co.nz
  • Prue Urlwin
    Registered Psychologist MNZPsS
    Selwyn House
    122 Merivale Lane
    (03) 366 8055

Level C Assessors

  • Carina Voges
    Train the Brain
    PG Cert Ed Psych, Cert SLD, MTchLn, PG Dip Ed Psych (B Ed Psych), Higher Tch Dip, BA (Hons)
    NZCER Registered Tester: Levels A, B, C and CSp
    17 Kinver Place
    Spreydon
    Christchurch 8024
    (03) 331 6391