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Being A Teen Can Suck

(but it doesn’t have to!)

I am a fully registered qualified counsellor based in Pinehill, Auckland. I specialise in helping youth and teenagers overcome the problems in their lives.

Please note: All appointments can be conducted either via Face-to-Face or Zoom. Face masks to be worn during Face-to-Face sessions.

I Help Youth And Teenagers With Issues Of:


Being bullied is one of the most devastating issues faced by teens. I help guide victims through the ordeal that is bullying.


More teenagers are self harming than ever before. I help teenagers find healthy ways to deal with the pain that leads to self-harming behaviour.


Many teenagers face issues of self-confidence. I teach teenagers how to feel good about themselves, regardless of what is going on around them.

Hello! I’m Michelle.

(Qualified Counsellor and Life Coach based in Pinehill, Auckland.)

I am a compassionate and empathetic person who provides guidance and coping strategies to teenagers and young adults. I work collaboratively with all of my clients to help them feel more empowered, gain happiness and reach their goals in life.

My passion is working with teenagers and young adults around issues of depression, anxiety, bullying, substance addiction, self-harm and self-esteem issues.​

Starting Counselling is Easy

1st Session!

Begin your journey of self-discovery!

My Approach

I work with youth and teenagers to help them overcome issues of:

  • anxiety
  • depression
  • low self esteem
  • abuse or trauma issues
  • bullying
  • lack of direction or purpose
  • and much, much more….

​As a Counsellor and Life-Coach I utilize a variety of techniques, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Inner Child Work, Mindfulness, Assertiveness Training and Person Centered Therapy.

Whatever issue you are facing, I can help you have the life that you have always dreamed of having.

I look forward to talking with you.

"Thank you Michelle for mentoring me and being there for me through the toughest times in my life. I couldn't have done this alone and I will be forever grateful to you. You're an angel."


"I just wanted to say that you are an absolutely wonderful therapist and you have helped me massively! You have no idea how much the bubble technique has saved me since you introduced it to me. Thank you so much!"

Previous Client

Frequently Asked Questions

(Please click on the question below to find out the answer.)

How much does counselling/life coaching cost?

Counselling/Life coaching is an investment in your personal and professional development. I charge:

  • $80 for individual youth or teenage counselling sessions (under 20 years old)
  • $100 for adult counselling sessions, or
  • $100 for life coaching sessions.
When are you available for appointments?

I am usually available from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Wednesday.

​I can make appointments at other times however. If you would like to find out more about these times, please contact me.

What forms of payment do you take?

Clients can pay for counselling sessions either via cash or bank transfer.

Where are you located?

I am located at:

Address here…..

I have never attended counselling before. What should I expect?

It is normal to be nervous before your first counselling session.

​Do not let this put you off however. In the first session I will endeavour to make you as comfortable as possible. The first session is usually an exploratory session. I will ask you some questions about why you are here and how I can help you.

​You can answer as many (or as few) of these questions as you want to. It is my job to make counselling a safe, comfortable and easy process for you.

​If you have any questions that you would like to ask me prior to booking a counselling session with me, contact me here.

What if I have to cancel an appointment?

I understand that sometimes you will need to change appointment times. I do not charge for times that are changed with greater than 24 hours notice.

However, I will need to charge for changed appointments if I receive less than 24 hours notice.

Book Now

I am located in Pinehill, Auckland.

If you are ready to take the first step to happiness click the BOOK NOW button below.

I look forward to talking with you!