Beverly Hodder

Written by Kathleen on Sunday June 23, 2024.

I have an ability to build rapport with a diverse range of clients, to provide comprehensive Mental Health Nursing Assessments and utilise evidence based interventions, building confidential, non-judgemental therapeutic alliance and building on the client's strengths and skills to increase knowledge/understanding and resilience.

My Qualifications ....

Registered Psychiatric Nurse; Registered General & Obstetric Nurse

Bachelor of Social Sciences

Post Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing - Mental Health

Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy


New Zealand Association of Counsellors - Member since 1994, Full since 2000

New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Nursing Council of New Zealand - Annual Practising Certificate

I am trained in a range of interventions: CBT, DBT, Narrative, NLP, Sensory Modulation (Trainer), Motivational Interviewing, Strengths Based, Solution Focused, Grief Counselling, Sexual Abuse Counselling, Psychodrama, Falloon Family Therapy, Addiction Counselling, Anger Management, HIV, Mindfulness, Yoga for Wellbeing.

I am an experienced Clinical Supervisor.

Relevant Experience:

40 years experience in Mental Health Services: Inpatient, Alcohol and Drug, Detox, , Counsellor at Kawai Street Outpatient Clinic, Community Crisis Teams, Nurse Advisor, Nurse Specialist Primary Care Liaison - Project work, Brief Intervention Counselling for Primary Health Organisation - working with adolescents and Adults.

16 years experience Private Practice Counselling, 14 years experience ACC Sensitive Claims Counselling (not currently under contract), 6 years co-facilitating groups for Sexual Abuse Treatment Team.

Tutor/Educator for Community Groups, Nursing Students and Community Clinicians, GPs on Mental Health issues especially suicide intervention and aftermath.


Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday. I am negotiable to see client's after hours if their employment limits access during normal working hours.

Beverly's counselling rooms are at ...   

128 Hardy St (or 207 Bridge Street if stairs are difficult)

Phone: 021 027 10332