Male Therapists in Queenstown-Lakes District, OT

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Vincent Pinto
Verified Verified
Queenstown 9300  (Online Only)
If you have been feeling lonely, sad or anxious, we can share a safe space where you can tell me your concerns. The main purpose of therapy is generating deep awareness of one's own personality and behaviour, understand about your inner world (thoughts, emotions, feelings), inquiring how our past affects our present. With this understanding one can move onto learning skills in order to manage emotions and behaviour. The therapeutic approach I use depends on the client's needs and resources available, with a strong foundation on a trauma-informed approach.
If you have been feeling lonely, sad or anxious, we can share a safe space where you can tell me your concerns. The main purpose of therapy is generating deep awareness of one's own personality and behaviour, understand about your inner world (thoughts, emotions, feelings), inquiring how our past affects our present. With this understanding one can move onto learning skills in order to manage emotions and behaviour. The therapeutic approach I use depends on the client's needs and resources available, with a strong foundation on a trauma-informed approach.
027 350 3815 View 027 350 3815
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James Howey, Counselling and Supervision Services
Counsellor, MCouns, MNZAC
Verified Verified
The experience of engaging in counselling is a deeply personal journey that affects all of us in different ways, and sometimes in ways we would never have expected. By us talking together through your concerns, counselling can support you to see solutions you didn’t know were there. It can also help you find ways to manage better and move on in your life I understand and honour that each person’s story is unique in that we are all affected by life in different ways. I also understand the importance of being respectful of each person’s culture and belief systems.
The experience of engaging in counselling is a deeply personal journey that affects all of us in different ways, and sometimes in ways we would never have expected. By us talking together through your concerns, counselling can support you to see solutions you didn’t know were there. It can also help you find ways to manage better and move on in your life I understand and honour that each person’s story is unique in that we are all affected by life in different ways. I also understand the importance of being respectful of each person’s culture and belief systems.
0800 447 264 x75 View 0800 447 264 x75
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Couples Therapy Auckland
Psychologist, PhD, MNZCCP
Verified Verified
I am a Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist registered with the New Zealand Psychologists Board. My practice is situated in Auckland's Ponsonby area, but I also provide remote/online services. With more than 21 years of experience, I specialize in providing psychotherapy to individuals and couples from diverse backgrounds, nationalities, and cultures. As a member of the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists, I offer psychological services such as individual psychotherapy for adults and teens, as well as couples therapy. I also conduct assessments for Adult ADHD, Adult Autism, and PTSD.
I am a Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist registered with the New Zealand Psychologists Board. My practice is situated in Auckland's Ponsonby area, but I also provide remote/online services. With more than 21 years of experience, I specialize in providing psychotherapy to individuals and couples from diverse backgrounds, nationalities, and cultures. As a member of the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists, I offer psychological services such as individual psychotherapy for adults and teens, as well as couples therapy. I also conduct assessments for Adult ADHD, Adult Autism, and PTSD.
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Jonathan Lee
Counsellor, MSc, MNZAC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Wanaka 9305
Better Self - Better Relationships - Better World. If you're wanting more confidence in yourself, more trust in your relationships, and more acceptance in the world, then I may be able to help. You'll find me an active listener. Through evidence-based interventions, I'll build a supportive therapeutic alliance with you, enabling you to achieve positive change. However, this requires your commitment to effort, time, and investment. The average course is some half dozen sessions, while deeper issues generally need more. Currently, I'm able to offer $945 as prepayment for 6 standard 50-minute sessions - more than a 10% discount.
Better Self - Better Relationships - Better World. If you're wanting more confidence in yourself, more trust in your relationships, and more acceptance in the world, then I may be able to help. You'll find me an active listener. Through evidence-based interventions, I'll build a supportive therapeutic alliance with you, enabling you to achieve positive change. However, this requires your commitment to effort, time, and investment. The average course is some half dozen sessions, while deeper issues generally need more. Currently, I'm able to offer $945 as prepayment for 6 standard 50-minute sessions - more than a 10% discount.
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Male Counsellors

As a man, why might I want to see a male therapist?

There are many reasons a man might wish to work with a male therapist, including a degree of shared identity, which may help client and therapist connect to each other and allow for a more free-flowing discussion of issues that can be deeply personal. Some men may feel more comfortable talking to a male therapist about relationship concerns, the pressures they feel around the roles society and family place on men, career or job challenges, self-esteem, or anger problems. For some men who have not had a male role models in their lives, a good male therapist may be especially helpful.

How can I find out about a therapist’s experience treating men?

Individuals looking for treatment should feel comfortable directly asking a therapist about their history treating men overall and the issues that arise in therapy with men. A good therapist will be happy to discuss such matters as well as their educational background, approach to treatment, and how they think they can aid a prospective client. Prospective clients should also ask what the expectation is for treatment, and what the fee structure is, and whether and which insurance plans are accepted.

Can clients benefit from having a therapist of the same gender?

Therapy is not gender-specific, but some men as well as women feel more comfortable opening up about their experiences and history with a male therapist. An individual may feel that they have to explain less background information and be on the same page more quickly, particularly when discussing gender-specific challenges, in the case of male clients. Some women have prior negative experiences with women that predispose them to prefer working with a male in therapy. That said, a good clinician can transcend most if not all gender concerns. Ultimately, the most important factor in therapy is the connection and trust the client is able to build with the practitioner.

Would a male therapist have specific training in treating men?

Generally, no. There are no certifications for treating men specifically, but there are continuing education classes that therapists may take that focus on treating men as a group. There are many therapists who focus on men and male issues in their treatment and therefore have experience and expertise in this domain.