I am a trained Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and a Mental Health Nurse with over 18 years experience working in Mental Health. I  work with people affected by a range of mental health conditions and I am passionate about helping people gain control of their lives and empowering them to move forward. CBT takes a collaborative approach meaning we work together to reach your goals, giving you a good understanding of whats happening for you, strategies to be able to manage it and time to off load and problem solve anything else happening in your life.
Transgender
0800 627 050 x59
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Transgender
I am a trained Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and a Mental Health Nurse with over 18 years experience working in Mental Health. I  work with people affected by a range of mental health conditions and I am passionate about helping people gain control of their lives and empowering them to move forward. CBT takes a collaborative approach meaning we work together to reach your goals, giving you a good understanding of whats happening for you, strategies to be able to manage it and time to off load and problem solve anything else happening in your life.
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Office is near:
Christchurch 8013
Maarten completed his MA Counseling through Monash University in Melbourne Australia and is a registered counsellor with the ACA. He has been associated with lifelines both in New Zealand and Japan, as well as distance counseling via online services. With over 25 years experience in education and counseling, he offers a supportive perspective that will help bring clarity in times of difficulty. Maarten’s theoretical orientation is firmly client centered, with cognitive behavioral therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and mindfulness as major influencers.
Transgender
0800 627 004 x41
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Office is near:
Christchurch 8013
Transgender
Maarten completed his MA Counseling through Monash University in Melbourne Australia and is a registered counsellor with the ACA. He has been associated with lifelines both in New Zealand and Japan, as well as distance counseling via online services. With over 25 years experience in education and counseling, he offers a supportive perspective that will help bring clarity in times of difficulty. Maarten’s theoretical orientation is firmly client centered, with cognitive behavioral therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and mindfulness as major influencers.

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Transgender (Gender Dysphoria) Counsellors
We should make clear that not all the listed here are transgender themselves. Rather, they specialise in helping with aspects of being transgender in Canterbury and transgender identity. They help with trans life and trans relationships.

If you're transgender or are looking for help with transgender issues in Canterbury or for a Canterbury transgender therapist these professionals provide transgender counselling and transgender friendly care.

Transgender people in Canterbury may meet the criteria for a diagnosis of gender dysphoria (historically called gender identity disorder (GID)) "only if being transgender causes distress or disability." This distress is referred to as gender dysphoria.

The professionals listed here include transgender friendly therapists in Canterbury, transgender friendly in Canterbury, transgender friendly psychologists, and transgender friendly therapists.

Counselling for transgender issues in Canterbury can help those living a transgendered life or transgender relationship; or family members coming to understand the life of their transgender child or sibling.

How can I tell if a counsellor is right for me?
Counsellors and therapists in Canterbury are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counsellor in Canterbury you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counselling or couples counselling in Canterbury and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counselling in Canterbury or family therapy in Canterbury.