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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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