Janelle is a registered counselling psychologist who has recently completed her PGDip in Counselling Psychology through AUT University. Janelle grew up in New Zealand and has spent time abroad, living in both Brisbane and Wellington. Janelle has trained primarily in Cognitive-Behavioural approaches, but also utilizes concepts from a range of evidenced-based modalities including compassion-focused therapies, mindfulness and acceptance commitment therapy. She enjoys working with clients from a variety of different cultural backgrounds and ages. Her approach is warm, empathetic and non-judgemental. She focuses on a strengths-based approach for all those who work with her. Janelle believes in looking at the whole person and works to establish a collaborative and supportive therapeutic relationship with all her clients.