Avril Spain

Session Type

  • Face to face
  • Online


  • Wednesday to Friday


Avril is trained to help you understand and modify your behavioural and emotional patterns, to deal with whatever is bought to light, and to support you through your process. Her counseling creates a space where you can find increased awareness and a fresh perspective on your past and present difficulties. Avril is compassionate, empathic, genuine and respectful. She can encourage you, and give guidance where appropriate, to engage in the journey of discovering what is more true and helpful for your future. Avril has an approach that is gentle, non-judgemental. She works intuitively with you, responding moment by moment to issues that arise.

Avril is inherently person centred and will treat you with unconditional positive regard, empathy and focused presence. Avril is respectful of responding to each person individually and will tailor her approach to work collaboratively to build rapport an a safe therapeutic relationship. Some modalities worked with to support you are: Client centred, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Focused Acceptance Commitment.

Professional Body Membership

  • NZ Association of Counsellors

Areas of Expertise

  • Anxiety/Depression
  • Family issues
  • Grief & Loss
  • Stress

Qualifications / Training

  • NZ Association of Counsellors

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