Kirsty Rourke

Session Type

  • Face to face
  • Online



I qualified as a clinical psychologist in 2001 and have worked in adult community mental health, maternal mental health, and infant mental health settings. I am experienced in working with most mental health difficulties.

My specialist areas are :

  • Anxiety (including OCD, intrusive thoughts, social anxiety, phobias, PTSD)
  • Depression
  • Trauma (including birth trauma)
  • Peri and postnatal depression
  • Difficulty with bonding

My primary therapy models are CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) and ACT (acceptance and commitment therapy) depending on client preference and identified goals. I also use Circle of Security Parenting some elements of DBT and some elements of DBT (Dialectical Behaviour Therapy) in my practice.

  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Stress

Areas of Expertise

  • Anxiety/Depression
  • Family issues
  • Stress

Qualifications / Training

  • NZ Psychology Board

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