Jillian Elder

Session Type

  • Face to face
  • Online


  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday


Jillian has been working as a counsellor since 1991. As well as Counselling Jillian’s work includes supervising people from a wide range of professions as well as training and consulting.

Jillian’s background includes working in areas of science research; social work (mental health and disabilities); Early Childhood management/ teaching and lecturing in Social services (Counselling) at Otago polytechnic.

Jillian enjoys seeing people grow and develop and be empowered to take fresh positive initiatives in the situations that are before them.

Professional Body Membership

  • NZ Association of Counsellors
  • Addictions Practitioners Association Aotearoa New Zealand (DAPAANZ)

Areas of Expertise

  • Addictions – Alcohol & Drugs
  • Anger or violence issues
  • Anxiety/Depression
  • Couples therapy
  • Eating Disorders
  • Grief & Loss
  • Parenting / Family
  • Past Trauma
  • Self-Concept / Esteem
  • Youth (13 -18 years)

Qualifications / Training

  • B.Sc
  • Grad Dip (Family & Community Studies)
  • M.Ed. (Counselling)
  • Post Grad cert (Supervision)

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