Andrew Duirs - Psychologist
I am a registered psychologist with over 20 years of experience providing evidence-based psychological interventions with empathy and compassion. I provide psychological therapy to help people manage stress, anxiety, sadness, grief, depression, adjustment difficulties, painful life experiences and relationship problems. I have worked in diverse settings in Aotearoa New Zealand, China and Australia including schools, universities, prisons, refugee and asylum seeker services, businesses and private psychology clinics. I am passionate about helping people move from surviving to thriving.
I am a registered psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia. My registration number is PSY0001608786. You can check my registration status here: Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
I am trained in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Solution Focused Therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy and Discursive Therapies. My professional qualifications include:
Master of Social Science (Psychology) from the University of Waikato, New Zealand,
Postgraduate Diploma (Community Psychology) from the University of Waikato, New Zealand,
Postgraduate Diploma (Discursive Therapies) from Massey University, New Zealand.
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